Disable Google Picasa screenshots feature

When Google Picasa is running it will intercept any screenshots you take and automatically save them in C:\Users\<username>\Pictures\Picasa\Screen Captures folder.

Google Picasa - Screenshot Saved

There doesn't seem to be any UI setting that would disable this often unwanted feature. Luckily there is a workaround. All you need to do is remove access to this folder from all users and groups (even yourself). Once this is done, Picasa won't have access to this folder and will not save any screenshots anymore.

Transfer VPN connections between PCs in Windows 10

To transfer all your VPN connections from one Windows 10 PC to another simply copy the following file: C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Network\Connections\Pbk\rasphone.pbk. This will not transfer VPN authentication credentials so you will need to enter these manually.

Can't download any PDF files - Virus scan failed


Failed - Virus scan failed

Users on one particular PC cannot download any PDF files from the Internet. After the download is completed Google Chrome immediately shows error "Failed - Virus scan failed". Microsoft Edge shows error "<filename> contained a virus and was deleted". The same PDFs opened locally or from the network open fine, the issue only occurs when files are being downloaded using a web browser.


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