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Updated 03/05/16

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How to take ownership permissions in a folder on Windows 10

I just had a problem deleting a folder in Windows 10. supposedly I didn’t have the proper permissions to do so.  first I tried to delete the folder from the file explorer, but it gave me an access denied error. then I tried from the command line using this command rmdir c:Windows.old /s but it gave me the same error.…


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”…


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…


Troubleshooting Windows 10 wireless problems

In this tutorial I will walk you through some basic things you can check when wireless  is not working on your Windows 10 laptop.  For a walk through on how to manage wireless profiles in Windows 10, please take a look at this tutorial Manage wireless profiles in Windows 10 Things to know   This icon indicates your laptop wireless…


How to upgrade from Window 7 to Windows 10

A few days ago I wrote an article if it was worthy to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1. My conclusion was that if you are currently running any of those operating systems, you should upgrade. Before upgrading please keep in mind these things: You can only upgrade to Windows 10 for free from…


Lenovo Laptop TouchPad Sluggishness On Windows 10

I’ve had a few people complaining about the touchpad being sluggish on their Lenovo laptops after the upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10.  I don’t know why just some of the computers show this behavior after the upgrade and not all of them. they are all the same model and as far as I can tell, the same hardware. …


How to disable the Store in Windows 10 with a GPO

If you don’t want users in your network downloading or browsing things in the store in Windows 10, you can disable it through a network GPO. you can do this from GPO on a domain controller using Windows server 2012 or later. Creating the GPO Login to your domain controller and open the Group Policy Management console, and go to…


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…


How to turn off background app notifications in Windows 10

If you are getting annoying App notifications in windows 10 then be glad to know that turning those pesky notifications off just take a few clicks. Click on the Start button and then click on Settings: Then on Settings click on Privacy: Then on Privacy scroll to the bottom and select Background apps:   Turn off all the applications you…


Run programs as a different user in Windows 10

Running programs/applications as a different user in your computer is very common if you manage a network. In fact, after installing Windows 10 on my work computer it was one of the first things I tried. I have a bunch of management tools that I use to manage our servers  from my computer, Hyper-V, Exchange, DNS, etc.but to connect to…


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