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Dear Experts,

We have this User folder on our file server (running Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard) that is having a permission issue.  
Initially, it started when this user created sub-folders inside and started to organize her files by moving them into these sub-folders.  Suddenly the user could not open any moved files, with "Access Denied".  When we, system administrators started to check permissions and share options, we realized that the test sub-folders we created in the same locations cannot be removed by us.  The ownership belongs to us, system administrators, and we have full control permission.  We do not have this issue with anyone else.  We tried to have the user log into the same account from another PC, same issue.
We created another user folder, but when this user creates a sub-folder inside, the same issue repeats.  It seems as if something is over writing her permission, but we have thoroughly checked out this user's profile, using utilities such as AccessEnum, and also comparing the profile to other users', nothing seems to be different about this account.
Another test we have done is to share this folder with Everyone, and also to a particular user, but nothing seems to allow us to control the permission of the sub-folders, and no one, not even system administrators can open any folders inside sub-folders, or delete sub-folders.  We can create or rename sub-folders, and that is it.

Please advise.
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I would like to run MacOS on Hyper-V

I know that this exist under Vmware , https://techsviewer.com/install-macos-10-14-mojave-vmware-windows/ , I have tried it and it is working.

Yet I use Hyper-V most , and since I can't have VMWare and Hyper-V together on the same PC, I need to be able to run MacOS on Hyper-V
I run AVG Anti-virus, Hitman Pro and Anti-malwarebytes on one of my computers.  Over the last several weeks I am running into a whole lot of system problems.  I tried to install avg tuneup today and it would not install.  I called AVG and they stated that it appears that I have a network worm.  So I booted up in safe mode, ran avg scan and anti-malwarebytes.  

I also ran hijackthis, to attempt to get rid of the nastiness but one entry will not delete.   It has been a long time since I have cleaned pcs.  Anyone here like to direct me on how to get rid of this thing and clean up my computer so it runs right?

User is having problems with Microsoft Outlook.  I went to open "Mail" in Control Panel and it is missing.  Searched online and found a KB that said to apply all Windows Updates.  The PC is up to date.  Other strange thing is there is a Windows.old folder on the root of C Drive and this PC is new from Dell 3 months ago with Windows 10.  Screenshots attached.
Sonicwall NSA 2600 intermediately blocking certain PCs from Internet Access.  Just started a couple days ago and nothing has changed on the Sonicwall.  Randomly 2 PCs (that I know of) will be blocked from Internet & site-to-site VPN access until the main Sonicwall is rebooted.  Then connectivity will be restored until the Sonicwall blocks them again.
I have replaced an old Remote Desktop Server with a virtualized Win 10 PC (there was only a few people using it so did not want to do the whole server thing)
Anyway, to make things easier for the remote users I set up a static DNS entry to point the old server name to the IP address of the Win10 PC
If I ping the old server name it resolves to the correct IP address.

If I connect to the Win10 PC using the name of the Win10PC it works as expected.
If I connect to the Win10 PC using the name of the old server, i get the following error;
"The connection cannot be completed because the remote computer that was reached is not the one you specified. This could be caused by an outdated in the DNS cache.  Try using the IP address of the computer instead of the name."

In DNS I have tried;
an A record - OldServerName -> IP address
A C Record - OldServerName -> Win10PCName

No Difference.

Any suggestions would be appreciated - clearly the RDP protocol is not liking the name differences
We are searching for an apps that would convert audio to ascii text.  Any EE have suggestion for PC and iPhone?
Hi everyone. I suspect that my PC is infected with some form of malware. I just launched Opera Browser and I have only 1 tab open. But if  I open Task Manager, there is more than one Opera background process running; each one uses a bit of RAM. This has been happening for several months now. In the Apps list section of Task Manager, only one instance of Opera is running. However, if I scroll down to processes, I see several Opera processes. If I happen to be running several tabs, even if I close them, there are still many processes running. I'm running Opera version 54 and it has protection against rogue crypto-mining. In other words, 'No coin' is enabled.

How can I investigate/fix this issue? I have attached a screenshot of the Task Manager. Thanks.

My PC Info
OS: Windows 8.1 Pro x64
Opera Version: 54

Task Manager - Too many opera processes

I have an Intel DH67BL motherboard version AAG10189-209. The current BIOS version is v119 which is too low to support an i7-3770 CPU. Intel have confirmed in a support chat and I have located documentation that states that the board (version) is compatible with this CPU.

SPECCY reports
Manufacturer            Intel Corporation
Model                        DH67BL (LGA1155)
Version                        AAG10189-209
Chipset Vendor            Intel
Chipset Model            Sandy Bridge
Chipset Revision            09
Southbridge Vendor      Intel
Southbridge Model      H67
Southbridge Revision      B3
System Temperature      35 °C
      Brand      Intel Corp.
      Version      BLH6710H.86A.0119.2011.0523.1030
      Date      23/05/2011

WINDOWS 10 reports
OS Name                              Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Version                                    10.0.17134 Build 17134
OS Manufacturer                        Microsoft Corporation
System Type                              x64-based PC
Processor                              Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G620 @ 2.60GHz, 2600 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date                  Intel Corp. BLH6710H.86A.0119.2011.0523.1030, 23/05/2011
SMBIOS Version                        2.7
Embedded Controller Version      255.255
BIOS Mode                              Legacy
BaseBoard Manufacturer            Intel Corporation
Secure Boot State                        Unsupported

I am aware that I have to apply the "transition" update due to the significant BIOS restructuring that is required for the gen 3 processors. All attempts to update the BIOS so far e.g. to the transition version (v151) or earlier versions above 119 but below 151 have been unsuccessful. I have used the .exe and F7 …
WLC5508 manage a lot AP1131.  A few of users under one of the AP feel very slow about wifi.  We want to test 2.4GHz or 5 separately. but we only have one ssid, which might contains 2.4 and 5. How can we disable 2.4 or 5 and leave 5 or 2.4 to test each band's speed from WLC side or from user PC side? Thank you
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I want to share printer in windows 10  
After I try to connect to the printer that connect to windows 10 pc  this image is appear
 I never set any user name and password in  the computer that my printer is connect to
Please help
Hello Randal,

Thanks for the email, however I don’t think I have joined your service.  An article by your Joe Winograd came up when I was searching for how to fix an issue with my scanner & Paperport 14.  Unfortunately, having followed his various suggestions I am no further along, other than now I have uninstalled the old Paperport so may be royally in a pickle.

I am not an IT professional so not eligible for membership of your community.  I am just someone who uses a PC and wishes we could go back to the olden days when you installed software from discs and the PC just happily went along until you decided to do something to it.  Nowadays I feel like I would be justified sending a monthly invoice to Microsoft for all the work they make me do trying to figure out how to sort the issues caused by their latest ‘helpful’ update.

Please give my best to Mr Winograd.   In case he’s still interested in Windows 10 and Paperport, here’s what happens when I try to installed 14.5 from the link provided in his article:

This runs:


Then I’m asked to select my language and this pops up (normally in English – must have accidentally clicked Deutsche this time!):


I’ve done a Windows uninstalled and the special Nuance uninstall, rebooted between each stage and still the same as above.

I did also download the patch (Patch 1) which he suggested but guess there’s not a lot I can do with the patch if I can’t get the .exe to run.

I am now going away to have a …
I have Win 10 PC with  C: & D: drives on same physical disk. Ran out of room on C:.

D: has 60GB free. How do I move, say 35GB to C:?

Also want to replace Office 2017 with Office 365 (have 3 licenses)

I have read about AOEMI and easeUS partition managers.  Seems there are free an $$ versions.

Recommendations? Issues?

This PC is dedicated to 3 programs, but need space to save output files.
a c ouple of times i added a drive to my test PC - to make a backup
when accessing the users folder, it asked as Always for permission - granted and all is fine

 - BUT had following problem, when i put the disk back in the Original pc i could not open several programs, or shortcuts
programs did not run as usual, etc, see screenshot
as an example, OUTLOOK opens and shows the mail tekst - but not the attachments ; he can send mail, but not receive
etc; it also reports for all programs : cannot open, or write to files - - so it looks like a file authorisatioon problem
in start - i s ee the proper user though
i have had this with another disk  some months ago, and never found the reason

the system is running 2 OS : win 7 and win 10 in Dual boot - MBR formatted
does this have  something to do with it?  oh yes - there's nothing wrong with the disk either
Dell laptop (Inspiron 14R) will not send/receive email using Outlook 2007 or 2016. Connection to Internet OK (otherwise You will not get this message!). All other Internet transactions OK, problems unique to Outlook. Problem existed for few weeks. Other Win 10 Outlook 2007 PC (on same LAN) OK for send/receive. This EE MSG sent from same Dell laptop (not using Outlook).

Task 'marybeatrice@charter.net - Sending' reported error (0x800CCC61) : 'Your outgoing (SMTP) email server has reported an internal error. If you continue to receive this message, contact your server administrator or Internet service provider (ISP).  The server responded: '

We are going to set up a CAD/CAM lab to run Solidworks Software. I have brought the PCs with the following configuration.
Intel Core i5 8600 - 3.1 GHz
16GB 2x 8GB DDR4 2400MHz
2.5"240GB SSD
NVIDIA Quadro P1000  4 GB GDDR5 - PCIe 3.0 x16 low profile - 4 x Mini DP 4 GB LP GDDR5 PCI Express
VGA\DVI monitors

I think i have to buy (Mini DP) to VGA Adapter to connect the graphics card to the monitor.

Now ,I have three queries:

1) On the NVIDIA Quadro P1000,i can see the 4 Ports. Is there any particular reason for having 4 ports, rather than having 2 ports, if the desktop needs extended?

2) Also if i use only one port to connect a VGA monitor, will the 4 GB RAM be used efficiently from the card OR is the 4GB distributed across all the ports?

3) Is this graphics card too much ? and do i need to to buy NVIDIA Quadro P620 2GB GDDR5.

Your suggestion much appreciated
"The connection to Microsft Exchange is unavailable. Outlook must be online or connected to complete this action"

We have a user account in AD that is a newly created user. Their mailbox is on Exchange 2016 within the same domain. When logging into a pc and attempting to create an outlook profile I am given the error above. THe screenshot is attached.

I scheduled a task to send an email out at the system startup in Task Scheduler. If I run it manually, it works fine. But it does not execute when the pc is booted up. Am I missing something? The trigger is At Startup..thanks
I have 4 hot swap drive bays (connected to SATA ports on motherboard) installed in my PC.  I am looking for help on how to assign a permanent drive letter to each SATA port that are being used such that no matter what hard drive or sequence that I plug them in, a given bay / port will maintain the same drive letter.  I have used the Windows feature of assigning a permanent drive letter when drives are inserted, but that only links a particular hard drive to that letter, and not the SATA port.  So if I insert disk 1, and assign letter F, then no matter what slot I insert into that drive will be F.  Instead, I want a particular slot to be assigned a permanent letter( i.e. SATA1 is always F, SATA2 is G, etc).  Is there a way to do this in WIndows 7 settings or possibly some third party application that can be installed to manage this?  Thanks
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We are looking for the ability Monitor staff ‘s PC activity and capture login / logoff activities throughout day (including locking PC)

Any additional reports such as typing speed or time spent in certain applications would also be good.

Dear Experts,

I am trying to network 3 PCs all running Windows 10 Home, and in a workgroup over wireless network.  I have one main PC with shared folder, and other PCs can read, but cannot write.
I have checked permission of that folder, network sharing configurations, and all seem to be fine.
I was searching for a clue and came across something about "breaking the inheritance."
Since I made this folder in Public folder of the main computer, and network sharing has file sharing permitted, I can't see how there is inherited "read-only" profile, but everytime I check the permission, the folder is "read-only", and I cannot seem to change it.
Please advise.

I would like to buy  PCs for running the SOLIDWORKS software . My budget is £500Ex Vat. Please let me know a suitable PC  
that I can buy  and also if you let me know the vendors that would be very helpful.


The following are the software bundle that comes with SOLIDWORKS that will be run on this PC.

•             SOLIDWORKS Premium (3D CAD software)
•             SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium (FEA tools)
•             SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation (CFD tools)
•             SOLIDWORKS CAM Professional
•             SOLIDWORKS Motion (kinematics analysis)
•             SOLIDWORKS Plastics (part and mold filling analysis)
•             SOLIDWORKS Sustainability (environmental impact tools)
•             SOLIDWORKS Electrical Professional (electrical systems design tools)
•             SOLIDWORKS Model Base Definition (define, organize, and publish 3D PMI)
•             SOLIDWORKS Composer (technical documentation tools)
•             SOLIDWORKS Visualize (develop rich, photo quality content)
•             MySolidWorks Professional (your connection to everything SOLIDWORKS)
Thanks  and any help will be great.
My RAID 0 array consisting of 2 X 2 TB WD Caviar Greens has failed! When I dissembled the drives from the desktop and connected them on a PC running a copy of windows both the drives are being shown in diskmanagement, however I am not able to see these volumes. Please help me out, banging my head around this problem for more than 3 days but it still is resilient. I have even tried recovering it using that linux mdadm method but that too doesn’t show the volumes, Is there any way out?
I have an iPad with cellular network enabled. The IP address which I get from cellular network is 10.100.20.xx. When I turn my hotspot on and I connect a Win 10 PC to the hotspot, the IP address I get is 172.20.10.xx. From the PC (172.20.10.xx), I can ping to the iPad cellular network i.e 10.100.20.xx but I cannot ping from my iPad to the PC. My aim is to establish RDP connection from iPad to the PC. Can anyone please guide me in the right direction ? Is it even possible ?
Hi Experts,

I have cloned an external SSD (via USB) of my Windows 10 internal SSD using AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro.

I want the newly cloned SSD to boot its version of Windows.

Boot Order
Device Configuration
Windows 10 Computer Management
Disk 1 is the internal SSD.

Disk 2 is the external (via USB) SSD.

I have made the Windows volume on Disk 2 active.

But the PC makes no attempt to boot it - even though it will boot from other USB media.

I note that the internal Disk 1 shows the Windows volume as "Boot", but the external Disk 2 shows the Windows volume as "Active".

Do I need to change the external Disk 2 Windows volume to "Boot"?.
If so, how do I do that?







A personal computer is a general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities and price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be operated directly by an end-user with no intervening computer time-sharing models that allowed systems to be used by many people, usually at the same time. Personal computers may be connected to a local area network (LAN), either by a cable or a wireless connection, and through that to the Internet. A personal computer may be a laptop computer or a desktop computer running an operating system such as Windows, Linux or Macintosh OS.