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Switch Windows 10 License from KMS to MAK

  First Make Sure your not having a OEM or Retail Version installed, before activate with a MAK Key Run this command to find the Edition installed slmgr -dli License Type Description Retail This when you buy a Full Packaged Product (FPP), commonly known as a “boxed copy”, of Windows from a retail merchant or […]

Device manager shows disk is read only

The following steps will show you how to use Diskpart to look at these settings and also how to clear them. 1.       Open a command prompt, type in Diskpart and then press Enter. 2.       Run the command “List Disk” and press Enter.   3.       Decide which disk you want to look at and then run […]

Windows 10 Start menu not working after joined to Domain

There may be many scenarios this could happen.  in this scenario you may be having a Windows 2008 R2 domain controller with this kind of group policy setting for registry (this is not a default group policy setting)     And These are the Default Permissions for this Registry Entry   The problem is For […]

Windows 10 1803 Remote Desktop (RDP) Auto login not working

You may Face a problem with RDP Auto login is not working for saved Remote Desktop connection After Upgraded to windows 10 build 1803 or you will get this error message “Remote computer: This could be due to CredSSP Encryption Oracle Remediation” What you have to do is edit local group policy settings.and go to […]

PowerShell to FIX: the trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed

Open PowerShell as administrator. Run this command sequence: $credential = Get-Credential  (enter domain admin account when prompted) Reset-ComputerMachinePassword -Server ClosestDomainControllerNameHere    

Create a USB Drive for Windows Server 2016 Installation For UEFI Systems

      The at least a 8GB USB drive has to be formatted in FAT32 The USB needs to be GPT and not MBR Copy all files from the ISO to the USB drive This is it, and here is how you do it: First plugin your USB drive to your computer. The USB […]

Enabling Disk Performance Counters in Windows Server 2016 Task Manager

  In Windows Server 2012 R2 / 2016, disk performance counters were disabled by default because of a noted significant performance impact in collecting Disk metrics on a Server. This is due to the overhead Task Manager can cause when querying each Disk IO for each process/thread on the individual disk. Interestingly enough disk resource values are visible in […]

Error 633: The modem is already in use or not configured properly – Windows 10

Question Issue: How to Fix Modem Error 633 after Windows 10 Creators Update? I’ve installed Windows 10 Creators Update yesterday. Apparently it broke my modem because it gives me the error message “Error 633: The modem is already in use or not configured properly.” It seems that the VPN connection cannot be established, but I […]

Windows 10 – Cannot start Virtual machine because the hypervisor is not running

This post is just to fix if you cannot start a VM what was working previously perfect and suddenly it started to give Error “Virtual machine [VM Name] could not be started because the hypervisor is not running” I suggested running the following from an elevated command prompt: (Please run Command prompt as administrator) bcdedit […]

Your system administrator does not allow the use of saved credentials to log on to the remote computer

If you’re a system administrator working with remote desktop a lot within a somewhat restrictive domain environment, you may be frustrated by the following message: There are a few tutorials on the net that say to remove this you just need to go into Group Policy and disable ‘Do not allow passwords to be saved’, […]