Jan - 18 2023

If you are getting Code 0x80131500 in Windows Store or If you are getting We’re having trouble loading your feed in News and Interest widget or If Outlook is saying Trying to Connect Check the following: First verify that your Internet is working using your browser If your able to get to websites then check […]

Jan - 14 2023

Windows 11 may generate a message of: You can’t access this shared folder because your organization’s security policies block unauthenticated guest access. These policies help protect your PC from unsafe or malicious devices on the network. or Error code: 0x80070035 The network path was not found. This may occur connecting to a older server or […]

Dec - 30 2022

Microsoft’s page on how to Transfer FSMO (Flexible Single Master Operations) https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/windows-server/identity/view-transfer-fsmo-roles To check what servers hold the FSMO roles From Command line type in netdom query fsmo From PowerShell to determine SchemaMaster and DomainNamingMaster – Get-ADForest domainname | Format-Table SchemaMaster,DomainNamingMaster to determine PDC, RID and Infrastructure – Get-ADDomain yourdomain | format-table PDCEmulator, RIDMaster,InfrastructureMaster About […]

Dec - 27 2022

Some versions of Windows Server inside of IIS Certificate Management only allow the creation of SHA-1 certificate requests.  This page shows how to generate a SHA-256 certificate request. Open MMC – Run type in mmc click OK File, Add/Remove Snap-In Certificate > Add Computer Account Local computer Click Finish Click OK Expand Certificates Expand Personal […]

Nov - 02 2022

With Microsoft 365 requiring Modern Authentication if you have Outlook 2013 it needs some Registry keys to be added to enable that in Outlook 2013.  Outlook 2016 or newer do not need any registry changes since Modern Authentication is already enabled. In notepad copy and paste the following into the file and save it as […]

Sep - 20 2022

To enable TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, assuming all of the latest updates for your system are already installed. Open Notepad Copy the following into Notepad Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WinHttp] “DefaultSecureProtocols”=dword:00000a00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WinHttp] “DefaultSecureProtocols”=dword:00000a00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurityProviders\SCHANNEL\Protocols\TLS 1.1\Client] “DisabledByDefault”=dword:00000000 “Enabled”=dword:00000001 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurityProviders\SCHANNEL\Protocols\TLS 1.2\Client] “DisabledByDefault”=dword:00000000 “Enabled”=dword:00000001 Save the file as […]

Sep - 20 2022

If your screen should go blank in Windows the display driver may have crashed. To restart the display driver in Windows press Windows + Ctrl + Shift + B and Windows will attempt to restart the display driver and that may bring back your display again.  If this does not help, then you would need […]

Sep - 14 2022

Note if you are admin of the remote system you do not need /U and /P.  If you need to assign a user to run this task other than the local user, use /RU <username> /RP <password> to store that login information with the task. To create a task on a remote computer using a […]

Sep - 14 2022

If you are trying to add a printer to a computer where the user is not an Administrator of the computer you can open Command Prompt as a Administrator, provide a Administrator login credentials and then at the prompt type in rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /il This will start the Add Printer wizard in Windows so you […]

Jun - 20 2022

There are a variety of commands in PowerShell that you can use to make changes for individuals and for your entire organization Below are the commands to issue in PowerShell to connect to your account, the user that signs in should be a Administrator for your Office 365 organization.  This will focus on Exchange features […]

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