Bypass WSUS Server and use Windows for Updates

In many companies the network has been configured for Windows PC’s to connect to a local server for Microsoft Updates. Usually running Windows Server Updates Server or WSUS for short.  If it [WSUS] has an issue and updates aren’t being pulled down, but you need to update a PC urgently, then you can do the following to turn off WSUS for that PC, which will then permit you to get updates directly from Microsoft Servers.

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Delete a Temp/Corrupted User Profile in Windows Server 2008 and later

Windows will create a temporary profile when it is unable to read the user profile files. Commonly users might not notice unless they run into some problems. This will lead to some unusual experience like even though temp profile user is an administrator, the account may not able to perform the administrative operations.

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Windows show Some Files and Folder Names in Blue or Green Color in Windows Explorer

Green means encrypted, Blue means compressed.

Files & folders names in blue or green is nothing but the feature in Windows called as NTFS (New Technology File System) file system. If the file or folder is compressed to save space on your hard disk and when a file or folder gets compressed, Windows shows its name in blue color to make them easier to identify. Similarly, if a file or folder is encrypted, name is shown in green color.

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Setup Outlook 2013 Exchange Manual Configuration – Office 365

The following guidelines step through the method of manually configuring your Office 365 Exchange Online account with Outlook 2010, 2013, and 2016 for Windows. This may be required when configuring secondary account or if you run into issues with the automatic configuration process.

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Enable, Configure and Use Hyper-V on Windows 10

Windows 10 Pro, Education and Enterprise editions come with a built-in hypervisor client Hyper-V allowing users to create and run other operating systems on a virtual machine. Although Hyper-V is mainly designed to run Windows guests it can also be used to virtually install other operating systems like various Linux versions.

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Changing Active Directory and Exchange Username after Marriage/Mistake

If we have a User in our Domain who recently got married or  you ever fat fingered a user’s name but didn’t notice until the user tried to login with their actual name?
Well these are steps for you:

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How to Kill a Windows Service that’s stuck on Stopping or Starting

If you ever have trouble with a service being stuck in a ‘starting’ or ‘stopping’ state, you can run a couple of simple commands to kill the service as mentioned in the steps below:

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Printing and Saving Locally while using Remote Desktop

Question:

  • Sometimes we work from home and access office PC via remote desktop connection. We cannot print or save any documents from office PC to home printer or PC.

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Infographic: 2016 Web Design Trends to Boost Conversions

Here is an infographic about 2016 web design UX trends. Special Credits to thedeependdesign.com

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