Set UAC level from VB, Python, registry or GPO

You can disable or enable UAC in Windows from the registry by using 0 or 1 in the below key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\EnableLUA Setting to 0 is the equivalent of dragging the bar down to “Never Notify” in User Account Control Settings (C:\Windows\System32\UserAccountControlSettings.exe). If you later set this registry value back to 1, it will restore back to what it was previously configured as. How do I set the level of UAC from registry? It remembers what …

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Raspberry Pi: Map a Network Drive

You’ve configured your external hard drive to be accessed within your LAN to start sharing your files, but wouldn’t it be easier to have that drive automatically mounted on other clients within the network at startup, and easily addressed via drive letters? What I mean is instead of typing your RPi’s IP address and Samba share name within Windows Explorer’s address bar, you can just access it like any other attached device in the left …

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Raspberry Pi: Publicly accessible file server

Want to make your Raspberry Pi a home file server to centrally store all your media files? And you want to make it publicly accessible? Read on. Want to make your Raspberry Pi a web dev server instead? Click here. I’m open to suggestions or alterations for this post as I appreciate there may be some flaws in my set up, so feel free to share your thoughts. Cloud storage vs. Home storage You can’t beat …

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