Tag Archives: disable

DISABLE: Restart Your Computer To Finish Installing Important Updates

If you are reading this page then you have probably been greeted by this every annoying Windows  Update prompt: ‘Restart Your Computer To Finish Installing Important Updates’ Wouldn’t it be nice if we could get rid of this annoying prompt? Thankfully, we can with just a few simple steps: #1 make sure the ‘Restart your computer…” prompt is not showing (i.e. ‘Postpone’ it for 4 hours) #2 start the Windows command prompt with administrative privileges #3 run the following command: net

Disable Network Boot in VMWare!

The VMWare PXE network boot screen can be rather annoying: Here are the steps for disabling network boot on a Windows 7 VM host (or Windows 8 host) and a Windows 7 guest OS: #0 Power off your virtual machine #1 Use notepad (or your favorite text editor) to edit your virtual machine’s .vmx file For example, my VMX file for this particular VM was located here: C:\Users\JD\Documents\Virtual Machines\01 Small Template, Windows 7 x64\01 Small Template, Windows 7 x64.vmx #2