Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Flips My Screen

If this is happening to you, it could be because you are using the Intel HD Graphics drivers. You’ll certainly notice this issue if you use Sublime Text since it uses the same key combination to expand the multiline editing.

To resolve the issue you can either change Intel’s keys or turn them off entirely.

  • Right click on you desktop and select Graphics Properties in the context menu.

  • Select Options

  • Either turn the hot keys off, or change their bindings.

Windows Secure Logon

You may have noticed that before you log on to you office PC that you are required to press CTRL+ALT+DELETE before entering you user name and password. Apparently, this is actually a security feature. According to this Windows support article (which this post is based on), [w]hen secure logon is enabled, no other program (such as a virus or spyware) can intercept your user name and password as you enter it.. To enable secure log on, follow the steps below.

  • Hit Windows Key + R to launch the run dialog, and enter netplwiz and click OK
  • Click the Advanced tab and enable Require users to press Ctrl+Alt+Delete and then click OK]


Windows Automatic Log On

I have a few applications installed on my home server that are user-level applications, meaning that a user must be logged on in order for the application to start. I don’t want to have to manually log on ever time my server restarts, so I set up automatic log on for the server. Here’s how to do it.

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