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VoIP Calls disconnect after 15 Minutes with SonicWall

Found this on the Internet.

Basically from the comments I did the following:

I have found that SonicWalls NSA units have SPI and DPI causing major problems with VoIP. Under Firewall Settings, go to settings and choose Maximium SPI Connections (DPI services disabled). Also there is additional internal settings you can enable/disable by “\diag.html” […]

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Outlook O365 Gives Windows Security box

Client with O365 the Outlook started to prompt a Windows Security box asking for login and password. Entering the password fails and it would not work. Found this on the Internet.

Basically do the following:

Please go to this location in registry editor HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\Identity

Delete EnableADALREG and EnableADAL keys

Restart the […]

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Fingerprint Reader Unavailable with Domain User

Just got a new Laptop with Fingerprint Reader to login. Works fine with a local account but when trying to setup with a Domain login it says its unavailable.

Found this on the Internet. Just need to add a DWORD to Registry.

Under Registry:


Add a DWORD:

AllowDomainPINLogon with a value of 1


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Remotely Enable Remote Desktop

I have a client that I needed to restart the server but there was one person who left their PC on with open files. I thought I had in the group policy to enable the RDP on all the workstations but I guess I did not. So I needed to remotely enable RDP. I found […]

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AMD vs Intel

So as a computer builder and mainly been an Intel guy for 20+ years and my suppliers can’t provide Intel CPU’s (lack of stock because of 10nm problems) I had to start getting AMD CPU’s and boards. I know the AMD Cpu’s have gotten better over the years. I like that their […]

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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 […]

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Changing From Ahci To IDE Mode

Article that describes changing from AHCI Mode to IDE or the other way around. Here is the AHCI to IDE change.

Change to IDE mode from AHCI or RAID mode: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to hide)

Exit all Windows-based programs. Press [Win] + R or take the RUN option from the start menu. Now type regedit […]

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Cool Article Regarding Underwater Internet Cables

This is cool article regarding the workings of underwater Internet cables.

Underwater Internet Cable

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Sage 50 Accounting Has Encountered An Unexpected Error

This error usually caused by Net Framework issue. Here is Sage article describing solutions:

Error: “Sage 50 Accounting has encountered an unexpected error and needs to close” Products Sage 50—Canadian Edition Description I get the error “Sage 50 Accounting has encountered an unexpected error and needs to close” is occurring intermittently (randomly) but most often […]

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Change Bell Modem/Router Into Just Modem (Bridge-Mode)

Found this on the Internet. You could reflash firmware but I decided to manually change. Here are the instructions: 1. Connect White 2Wire Modem/Wireless Router to phone line, make sure DSL light is on.

2. Connect computer to any LAN port of 2Wire Modem/Wireless Router.

3. Use Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or any […]

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