How to Change Your IP Address in Windows Using PowerShell

You may know how to change IP address via GUI. It’s pretty easy. Just go to Control panel > network and internet, selecting the IPv4 Properties and change the IP address. This whole process will take around a minute to do so. But what if you have to do it on multiple systems and repeat all these steps multiple times. It will become really tiresome. PowerShell can do this tedious task very easily.

PowerShell may sound difficult to use and you may hesitate to work on it but it has several unique features.

With PowerShell, you can gather information, change system settings and automate most anything on Windows. It’s more powerful than Cmd and offers more flexibility. Tasks done with PowerShell does not only automated but they also save time.

To Open PowerShell, type PowerShell in the search bar of your Windows 10 computer, then press Ctrl+Shift+Enter to launch it with administrator privileges. Continue reading

Windows 10 Development: Addressing Old Problems And Opening New Doors For Developers

I hope readers will pardon the carpentry pun, but Windows 10 is just around the corner, and Redmond’s new OS will create many possibilities for software and hardware developers.

Windows 10 represents a departure from Microsoft’s traditional OS strategy. It’s not just a new operating system, it’s an automatic and free update for millions of Windows 8.1 devices. It’s also designed to address a number of user complaints related to the Windows 8.x UI (formerly known as Metro design language or Metro UI). The changes aren’t just skin deep, as Windows 10 is not a mere redesign with a new UI and fancier apps; it might even mark the start of a new era for Microsoft, and in this post I will explain why.

First, let’s take a look at what Microsoft is trying to do in terms of addressing Windows 8.x foibles. After all, that’s what Windows 10 is all about, at least on the surface. Continue reading