Here is a quick and easy Windows tip that can come in pretty handy if you find yourself always wanting to access a specific location on your hard drive using a command prompt. In the following example, I will create a shortcut to a command prompt window that opens using my desktop as the root. […]
Using a simple command, you can add or remove a Windows computer to a Microsoft Windows domain remotely from another computer.
Disable the warning message that says “The Publisher Could Not Be Verified” when you run certain files in Microsoft Windows.
If you have a long list of hung or corrupt print jobs in Microsoft Windows 10, 8, or 7, you can clear the print queue easily by using either of these methods.
The location of the setting where you enable the single-click of icons to open them always escapes me. I can never find it when I want to change it on my Mom’s computer. Single-click irritates me, but here’s how to enable or disable it in Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP.
Solve a problem where Numlock is enabled in Microsoft Windows at startup with these steps.
You may need the MAC Address of your network card to connect to a network secured using MAC Address Filtering. Here’s how to find it using a command in Microsoft Windows.
Microsoft Windows users may encounter a problem when attempting to use the “SFC /SCANNOW” command where they receive an error that says: Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service. Follow these steps to attempt to fix the problem.
Q: Why do some file and folder names show up in blue instead of black in Microsoft Windows?
If you’re a Windows admin using a Windows 10 or 8 computer, you may want to install Active Directory Users and Computers as well as other Active Directory applications. These tools are not installed by default, but here’s how to get them.
Having administrator rights on a computer is often required when making configuration changes in Windows or to install software. Therefore it’s important to check to see if you have administrator rights before doing any work on a computer. Being able to check user rights was very important for me back when I was trying to […]
User Account Control is a feature in Microsoft Windows 10, 8, and 7 that warns users with a dialog whenever a program tries to make changes to the system. The dialog will ask “Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?“, then provide details about the program name and publisher […]
While attempting to use Netflix in Google Chrome within Microsoft Windows 8, I was prompted with a message that said “To continue, you’ll need the Netflix app for Windows 8”. I found this ridiculous. I don’t want the app. I want Netflix to play movies just as it used to. Fortunately, this was only a […]
I experienced a problem installing old hardware in Microsoft Windows 10 where I couldn’t find compatible drivers for a network card. I came across some community drivers on a website, but when I tried to install them, I received an error.
I recently upgraded to Microsoft Windows 10 and found that iTunes no longer detected my iPod Touch or iPhone. Here’s how I fixed it.
When installing an application in Windows, you might get “Error 1324 The Folder Path Contains an Invalid Character“. This is usually caused by an invalid character in the User Profile.
If you frequently use certain programs in Microsoft Windows and get tired of opening them after a shutdown or a reboot, you can create scheduled task that run at boot up.
So you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and want to know how to connect dual displays to your PC. Doing so will enable you to increase your productivity since you have such a wider workspace. No more wasting time maximizing, minimizing and positioning windows. We’ll help you get started with these steps.
Today I had an issue with Microsoft Remote Desktop not saving my username and password. The server I was connecting to is something I use frequently. Typing the username and password over and over again was becoming a pain. It was especially annoying that my system would not save the credentials. Well within Group Policy, you […]
When you are on the login or welcome screen, the Administrator account is not an option by default in Microsoft Windows 10. You can enable this feature with the following steps.