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Found this on the Internet. Seems Apple has an issue with sync with itunes and Outlook 2016.

Firstly, you need a Microsoft account, which is generally hotmail.com or outlook.com. These are not exchange accounts, exchange is something you have to pay for separately (although one is included in one of the business office 365 packages).

I created an outlook.com account and then added it to Outlook 2016 with the standard wizard which creates like an Exchange account.

I would recommend using “first last” as the file as and display order in outlook, and changing all your existing contacts to use this first.

Steps to sync:


  1. Download and install the hotmail connector. It may come as part of office 2016 (but was not part of office 2010 at least)
  2. Add your Microsoft account to outlook (not using imap, using the hotmail connector)
  3. In outlook, drag all your contacts from their current location (for me was a datafile) to your hotmail contacts.
  4. 4.

ON iPhone:

  1. Settings->Mail, contacts, Calendars->Add Account
  2. Select outlook.com (even for hotmail.com accounts).
  3. enter yuor email and password.

Thats it. Now the contacts magically sync between iphone and outlook. If you change a contacts details on either side, it is synced on the other side.

The only minor issue, is if you change the contacts name on the iphone, you get a duplicate in outlook, the old one and the new one.

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Here is info on how to get into a Windows PC that you forgot the password or something is corrupt and you need to login when you can’t.

Back Door Into Windows 7-10


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Client that upgraded to Windows 10 and now can’t connect to VPN. They would get the following error:

Error – Can’t connect to VPN (VPN Connection does not work in Windows 10)
The remote connection was denied because the user name and password combination you provided is not recognized, or the selected authentication protocol is not permitted on the remote access server.

Seems to be that Windows 10 does not use CHAP and MS-CHAP V2 protocol be default on VPN. Found this article that will fix the issue.

In the article it mentions Internet Options. For me I just went into the properties of the VPN adapter. Selected the Security tab and clicked the Allow these protocols.



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Found this on the web here

Client had spyware/virus infection. After cleaning the PC (Windows 10) the error occurred. Here is the solution


Start Registry Editor (Regedit.exe) and go to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

Double-click Userinit value and change the value data from:

wscript C:\WINDOWS\run.vbs,

to the following: [Caution: Take special care when entering. You need to remove wscript part.]


*Important #2*: If Windows is installed in a different drive than C:\, type the actual drive-letter and path. Also, include the trailing comma (,) as shown above. Take extreme care when typing the Userinit value, as typing a incorrect file name or path will prevent you from logging on to any user account. I’m not responsible if you type a wrong path and lock your self  out of your user account.

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One of the things that Microsoft did with Windows 10 (and Windows 8) was remove the option to switch to Safe Mode or Repair by pressing the F8 Key on boot. Why they did this was to improve boot time. I think it was a wrong move. Just to save a few seconds of time you remove a trouble shooting option that could help solve boot problems. Sure Windows 10 can detect an issue with boot and try and help fix the problem but not all the time.

I found this on the web to easily add the F8 legacy menu option. Basically you start a command prompt with Administrator rights (Right click the Windows 10 start menu and select Command prompt (Admin)) and then type the following (or copy and paste):

bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy

Once its successful then reboot the PC. Press the F8 button at beginning of boot and you will get the legacy menu back.

If you want to revert back to the normal Windows 10 boot that does not give you the option of F8 do the same thing except type this:

bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy standard


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