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Updated February 18, 2017

Lenovo T460s laptop review and a comparison of the T series laptops

I only write tutorials for this site, but I’ll make an exception today, and sneak in a review for this laptop. I’ve been wanting to write this review for awhile, but I didn’t feel it was appropriate for the site, but what the hell, I’ll just do it. As the “go to” IT guy at work I’m the one that…


File Explorer Acting Up In Windows 10

A few people using Windows 10 at the office complained that File Explorer was crashing when opening. I don’t know if this is a bug in file Explorer or it was something they installed that caused that behavior. If you are having that problem here is how I fixed it. Open Control Panel then under “view by” choose “large icons”…


how to increase the font size on menus  in Windows 10

If the menu font size appear too small in Windows 10 for you, here is a quick way to change it. Up until now I’ve been just customizing the display for people that have asked me how to resize the fonts on their computer because the text appears too small: But doing that will also decrease the solution on your…


How to map a network drive in Windows 10

Mapping a network drive in Windows 10 is not much different than mapping a network drive in previous Windows releases, but just to refresh your memory here is how you do it.  open File Explorer and click on This PC then click on Computer on the top menu and then click on Map network drive: The folder mapping window will…


Installing VirtualBox on Windows 10

Computer virtualization is quite common now. even non-techie computer users are using virtualization platforms like VirtualBox, VMware, Microsoft Virtual PC, and others to run multiple operating systems in their computers. Mac users do that a lot, as many applications are not available for the mac. VirtualBox is the most popular virtualizer for solo users. in this tutorial I will show…


How to edit the Hosts file in Windows 10

There are times when you want to change where a certain domain URL points to without making changes to your private or public DNS server. The easiest way to do that is using the hosts file in Windows 10 and other operating systems. Short History of Hosts file Before 1984 there were no domain name systems ( DNS) so the…


Connect to a VPN connection in Windows 10

Connecting to a VPN connection in Windows 10 is almost the same as it is in Windows 7 or previous Windows releases. from your start menu search for Network and Sharing center: Open it. then click on Setup a new connection or network: Choose Connect to a workplace: Choose Use my Internet connection (VPN ): Type the Internet address to…


Customizing Windows 10

Windows 10 is a huge improvement from Windows 8. Everyone I have spoke to who is using Windows 10 have nothing but praises to say about Windows 10, so it seems like Windows 10 is deemed to become a popular Windows release like Windows XP and Windows 7 was. I’ve been using Windows 10 myself for a couple of months…


Block Windows 10 upgrade on Windows 7

Microsoft is aggressively pushing Windows 10 to people using Windows 7 now, they might even start upgrading Windows 7 computers without  getting the consent from the user. If you are happy with Windows 7 and don’t want to upgrade to Windows 10 , then use this tool to block the Windows 10 upgrade option in your Windows 7 operating system.…


Joining Windows 10 to a domain

Yesterday we installed and configured Windows Server 2016 as a domain controller and today we will be joining a Windows 10 computer to that domain. Please note that joining a computer to a domain requires an admin account, and a network account to login to the computer after that computer has been joined to the network. Create the AD account…


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