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Delete Old Windows Backups

When using Windows Backup on servers it seems that the backup drive can get full. MS is suppose to automatically clean up backups but I find it does not.

For my example I have a backup drive on G: drive. To clean up old backups off this drive you open a […]

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Is There A Laptop That You Can Change Battery Easily

I currently have 2 Laptops that I use. I have an 8+ year old Acer Travelmate core 2 duo Laptop I use for work. Rarely used. Battery changed about 4 years ago but now battery does not last that long. I use it to troubleshoot network issues. It still works well. Has a […]

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Windows Pro PC Can’t Join Domain

Client trying to join a new Windows 10 Pro PC to a Windows 2008R2 Domain. The error he is getting is the following:

“The DNS SRV records required to locate a AD DC for the domain are not registered in DNS. These records are registered with a DNS server automatically when […]

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Windows 10 1703 Creator Update

So I have tried the latest Windows 10 Creator. Actually started the update before April 11 launch. Easily done by downloading the ISO from Microsoft.

Lately this is the only way I have started the updates. I download the ISO. Extract to a folder on my C: drive . Then run […]

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Computer Goes To Sleep After A Few Minutes

Looking online I came across a few forums with similar issues. I have compiled a few solutions that might fix the issue:

Computer goes to sleep automatically after a short time.

Solution 1:

Finally found the solution,just in time too because I swear I was about to go insane.

Right click on desktop > Power […]

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Printing PDFs Creates Streaks

Seems there is an issue with Adobe Reader DC and the new Windows 10 Anniversary. Some people are complaining that some PDFs when printing causes streaks where the lettering is.

Read this Forum. Seems Adobe has still not fixed the issue after 2 months!

2 Solutions so far is […]

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How To Remove Existing Wireless Networks For Windows 7,8,10

Instructions on removing existing wireless network for the following:

Windows 7

Windows 8

Windows 8.1

Windows 10

 

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Fix Windows Update Speed From Fresh Windows 7 Install

Installing a fresh install of Windows 7 is great except when its time to update. The process can take hours and hours. Found this on the Internet that will speed up the update procedure.

Here is the Article.

A trick we have learned: Download the appropriate (x64 or x86) versions of these three […]

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I Hate Windows 10 Start Menu!

Call me old fashion. Tell me I am stuck in the past but I just hate Windows 10 Start menu. Its better than Windows 8 and 8.1 but still for a desktop environment it sucks! It might be fine for a touch environment like a MS Surface Tablet but for desktop its not. […]

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Back Door Into Windows 7-10

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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