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Windows 10 2004 Language Packs with WSUS

We have just completed a rollout of 50 laptops.  Different faculty members require different …

First Impressions of Windows 10


I have been running Windows 8 / 8.1 Professional 64-bit for about a year and a half up to October …

Ransomware - Wannacry/wcry and everything else ...  …

Ransomware - Wannacry/wcry and everything else ...

Ransomware in general is something none of us …
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16GB Ram - Virtual Memory Initial & Maximum Sizes Calculation / Optimal Values?


Have 16Gb of Ram.  What are the best values for Virtual Memory on Win 10:

Seen a RANGE of …
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I ordered gig speed from comcast, but cant get the pc to run it.  Router and Modem are both gig and comcast tested with their XMT and speed is gig from the modem.

I ordered gig speed from comcast, but cant get the pc to run it.  Router and Modem are both gig and …
Introduction to Cyber Security

Introduction to Cyber Security

Many folks reading about this topic struggle with the use of technical terms they don't fully understand. This article seeks to address that problem by providing some basic tips on Cyber Security in plain English. Enjoy and stay safe.
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Migration Mode SBS 2008 to 2016 Essentials

Migrating SBS 2008 to 2016 Essentials using 'Migrate Windows Small Business Server 2008 to Windows …
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Default program for viewing PNG files does not save

I wanted to work with desktop icons. My computer with Windows 10 said that I didn't have a  program …
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Outlook using IMAP Problems

Since I switched to IMAP since August I been having issues with Outlook not receiving emails. let me …
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How to undo a permission setting in the Registry

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I have Windows 10 Pro with BitLocker +PIN enabled in a workgroup.

I denied SYSTEM &
Install Patch 1 Update for PaperPort 14.5

How to install the Patch 1 update for PaperPort 14.5

PaperPort 14.5 Patch 1 update is often not detected or downloaded automatically. This article provides direct download links to solve the problem for retail (non-bundled) versions of the Standard and Professional editions, as well as the Professional edition in Nuance's own OmniPage Ultimate bundle.
Unusual Windows 10 Blue Screen of Death

An unusual Windows 10 Blue Screen of Death

For no apparent reason, my copy of Windows 10 suddenly blue screened with an unusual screen of death that took a while to finally nut out a fix. This article gives step by step instructions with screengrabs on how to fix the problem. Hope it's helpful to you.
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Controls jumps out of Excel randomly and into Internet Explorer  in Windows 10

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I've been having a strange situation happening for some time.  I would be in Excel …
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Additional enhancements to a Windows batch file (Powershell option is welcome)

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I am using a batch file to automatically sort 1000's of files into their respective …
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Oracle failover cluster on Windows 2xxx FCI


I heard about an new story that Oracle can install on Windows Cluster FCI, please share what is …
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Removal of failed 2004 updates in Win 10 Pro

Cannot remove or re-install. Tried several times - no success.
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Windows 10 update doesn't work as usual


  I found Windows 10 enterprise edition do not work as normal Windows 10 pro/home do, and I have …

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