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Windows 10 Update Recovery Image Article not rated yet
Windows 10 uses a recovery image for resetting the PC in the event the OS can not be booted.  The reset is activated by booting with Windows installation media (USB) key and selecting Repair my c...
WMI Repair Script Article rated 3.2/5.0
WMI repair script rem begin net stop winmgmt pause %SYSTEMDRIVE% cd %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\wbem rd /S /Q repository regsvr32 /s %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\scecli.dll regsvr32 /s %SYST...
WMI Reinstall Article rated 3.0/5.0
To reinstall WMI Click Start > Run and type in rundll32.exe setupapi,InstallHinfSection WBEM 132 %windir%\inf\wbemoc.inf
Win2K8 R2 Roles and Features error Article rated 3.0/5.0
Fault: Roles and Features displays 'error' after windows update Diagnosis: Windows update fails to apply one or more KB updates Cause: One or more packages in windows\servicing\packages is mis...
Windows 2008 R2 Administrator access denied from console Article rated 3.0/5.0
Fault: Domain Admins can not access files on local drive File Properties box requires privilege elevation before permissions are displayed Cause: UAC causes Domain Admins to be treated as non-privile...
Windows 2008 R2 Drive Root Minimum Permissions Article rated 2.9/5.0
See notes on Win2K8R2 UAC for allowing Administrator access to volumes, files and folders. Changing permissions on the System partition (C:\) is never advisable For all other partitions, suggested ...
Windows Server 2008 R2 Add Network icon to desktop Article rated 3.3/5.0
Fault: Right clicking Network in the start menu does not provide an option to add icon to the desktop. The desktop customisation wizard is not obviously accessible. Resolution: Type Show Desktop...
Win7 USB Flash Drive Install Article rated 3.1/5.0
To Install Windows 7 from a USB Flash (pen) drive Prepare USB flash drive for booting 1. 4GB flash drive required. Any existing data will be deleted. 2. Plug in and identify the USB drive 3. Op...
Win7 Disable Windows snap Article rated 3.0/5.0
To turn Windows Snap off 1. Open Accessibility (Ease of Access) in control panel 2. Under Explore all settings, click Make the mouse easier to use. 3. Under Make it easier to manage windows, do o...
Win7 Enable hibernate Article rated 3.0/5.0
1. Open an elevated command prompt 2. Enter the following command > powercfg -h on
Exchange 2003 MAD Monitoring Thread error 0x80041010 Article rated 3.2/5.0
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Exchange 2003 ESM crashes accessing help Article rated 3.0/5.0
Fault: When attempting to access the Help from the SMTP Virtual server IP address configuration the following error is encountered The Microsoft Exchange Intelligent Message Filter has encountered a...
Re-establish broken trust relationship Article rated 3.2/5.0
Fault: Can not log in to server or workstation joined to a domain, using domain login credentials. Cause: Various but most common is the the server or workstation having been offline or disconnecte...
Disable NLA on XP Remote Desktop Client Article rated 3.2/5.0
Windows XP SP3 includes an update which enables Network Level Authentication (NLA) Issues can arise when connecting Remote Desktop Client mstsc (RDC) attempting connection to Windows Server 2008R2, d...
robocopy Article rated 3.0/5.0
Robocopy can be a very useful tool for copying complex windows folder trees, similar to rsync.  Unfortunately the robocopy defaults are not too useful and you may quickly end up trawling google, ...
Remove hidden network adapter Article rated 3.0/5.0
Description After editing IP details and attempting to apply the changes, Windows complains that the IP address is assigned to a previously removed network adapter. Workaround Click 'no' on the war...
Windows 2012 Interact With Desktop Article rated 2.3/5.0
Interactive Services Interactive services are services which may interact with the desktop, typically using a tray icon to configure and control the service.  Services run in session and in vers...
XP auto logon Article rated 3.0/5.0
Enable autologon for Xp Virtual Machine Configure account in administrators group In the Start Menu run field, entercontrol userpasswords2 In the Advanced User Accounts control panel applet Unch...
Win7 Rebuild BCD Article not rated yet
Failure to boot triggers Startup Repair - OS not found   When Windows 7 and later fail to boot, it may be necessary to rebuild the BCD files and structure.  From a recovery console CLI. &...
Get Windows flavour on ISO image Article not rated yet
Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1, Win 10 There are a variety of Windows flavours, Pro, Home, Starter for instance, which all reside on installation media which appears remarkably similar.  In a work...
Windows 10 Remove One Drive Article not rated yet
To remove One Drive from file explorer edit the registry as follows [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}]@="OneDrive""System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree"=dword:00000000"SortOrd...
Windows 10 Mail App limitations Article rated 5.0/5.0
Windows 10 comes with a new Mail and People applications which are optimised for use with Cloud services (Outlook dot com). The new applications bring significant reductiuons in functionality compared...
Windows 10 enable PS/2 port Article rated 2.0/5.0
Windows 10 disables the PS/2 port by default. Legacy PS/2 mouse and keyboard will not function. Legacy KVM switchboxes which use the PS/2 port will not funtion. To enable the PS/2 port edit the reg...
Windows 10 GPO duplicate WindowsLocationProvider policy Article not rated yet
Problem:  Starting gpedit produces the warning, "Namespace Microsoft.Policies.Sensors.WindowsLocationProvider is already defined." Cause: Windows Update attempts to rename the policy by copying ...
Windows 10 NET make connection private Article rated 5.0/5.0
Problem: Microsoft has removed the toggle from Network settings which made the PC discoverable and changed the connection category from public to private Resolution: Use powershell to change the conn...
Server 2019 - nslookup server unknown Article not rated yet
Symptom Windows Server 2019 Essentials IP4 static address IP6 link local only   Issue After Active Directory and DNS setup, nslookup reports Server unknown ::1   Cause nslookup bin...
Dell Win 10 MBR Inaccessible boot device Article not rated yet
Symptom:  Post Windows Update MBR based Windows 10 installation fails to locate the Windows partition.   bootrec /scanos returns, total identified windows installation 0 Note:  boot rec is returnin...
Dell, Win 10 MBR convert failure Article not rated yet
Dell MBR system disk fails to convert to GPT Failure to convert layout 0x00000000 Dell OEM partition is present. Dell OEM partition uses partition type 0xDE (222 decimal) Custom Dell Recovery partitio...
Windows EFI fails to boot Article not rated yet
Error bootrec /rebuildbcd Total identified windows installations. [1] C:/Windows Add installation to boot list? Yes(Y)/No(N)/All(A): A The system cannot find the path specified. Fix Run diskpart.  Id...
 

 
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