How to use fastboot on Android phone from a computer with USB 3.0 ports only

It is rather unfortunate, but twrp.img could not be transferred to the Xiaomi phone simply because the computer from which it was done, did not have a USB 2.0 port.

To overcome this, connect a USB 2.0 hub to the USB 3.0 port of the laptop. Then connect the Xiaomi phone USB cable to . . . → Read More: How to use fastboot on Android phone from a computer with USB 3.0 ports only

How to hash files in Windows 10 into a file

Getting the MD5 hash of a file on Linux is very easy. However, in Windows, there are several utilities, but using Windows internally inbuilt command certutil, it can be done as follows in the Windows shell:

C:\>for /r %%f in(x) do (certutil -hashfile “%%f” MD5) >> output.txt

output.txt will contain the files . . . → Read More: How to hash files in Windows 10 into a file

How to find Windows 10 OEM product key

If you bought a new laptop with Windows 10 pre-installed on it, to find the product key in Linux, open a terminal window and enter the following command:

$ sudo strings /sys/firmware/acpi/tables/MSDM <enter>

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