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Booting Windows 7 / 10 from GPT Disk on BIOS (non-UEFI) systems

Posted on March 1st, 2018 · Posted in Windows 10, Windows 7
windows 7 boot from gpt volume

Today let’s dwell on how to install / boot any modern version of Windows (including Windows 7 and Windows 10) on an outdated computer with a BIOS firmware (that does not support the modern UEFI environment) with a hard disk that use a GPT partition table. The need to perform.. read more

How to Clear RDP Connections History in Windows

Posted on March 1st, 2018 · Posted in Windows 10, Windows 7
history of rdp connections in windows

For each successful connection to a remote computer, an RDP client in Windows (mstsc.exe) saves remote computer name (or an IP address) and the username used to log on. On the next start, the RDP client offers the user to select one of the connections that used previously. The user.. read more

Removable USB Flash Drive as Local HDD in Windows 10 / 7

Posted on February 21st, 2018 · Posted in Windows 10, Windows 7
usb flash drive as basic disk

In this article, we’ll show you how to make a USB flash drive or an SD card to be identified in the Windows as a common local hard disk. You, probably, may ask why it is necessary. The matter is that by default Windows identifies all the USB flash drives.. read more

Port Forwarding in Windows

Posted on February 21st, 2018 · Posted in Windows 10, Windows 7
Display all port forward rules

In Microsoft Windows, starting from Windows XP, there is a built-in ability to set up network ports forwarding. Due to it, any incoming TCP connection (IPv4 or IPv6) to local port can be redirected to another local port or even to port on the remote computer. And it is not.. read more

Reset Local Group Policies Settings in Windows

Posted on February 20th, 2018 · Posted in Group Policies, Windows 10, Windows 7
registry.pol files in GPO architecture

One of the main tools to configure user and system settings in Windows is the Group Policy Objects (GPO). Local and domain policies (if a computer is in the Active Directory domain) can be applied to the computer and its users. The Group Policies are an excellent means to configure.. read more

Error 0x00000002 – Windows Cannot Connect to Printer

Posted on January 17th, 2018 · Posted in Windows 10, Windows 7
Windows cannot connect to the printer. Operation failed with error 0x00000002

Some Windows 10 and Windows 7 clients have faced the error 0x00000002 when trying to add a network printer(from the Print Server or the local TCP/IP port).

Windows Update Error 0x80244022 and WsusPool Memory Limit

Posted on December 8th, 2017 · Posted in SCCM, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2
WindowsUpdate.log - : WU client failed Searching for update with error 0x80244022

At one of my customers, I have faced a very interesting problem related to the installation of updates on the clients running Windows 7. The updates are distributed via WSUS server integrated into System Center Configuration Manager (more precisely Software Update Point – SUP). The SCCM server is running Windows.. read more

How to Delete OEM Recovery Partition Using Diskpart

Posted on October 24th, 2017 · Posted in Windows 10, Windows 7
oem recovery partition in disk managment console

Most desktop or laptop manufacturers create a separate recovery partition on hard drives of their branded OEM systems to store a reference system image (you can roll back to it, when doing factory reset) and a number of system and diagnostic tools provided by the manufacturer. The size of the.. read more

Fix: Windows Cannot Connect to the Printer Error 0x00000057

Posted on September 29th, 2017 · Posted in Windows 10, Windows 7
Windows cannot connect to the printer - Operation failed with error 0x00000057

Several times, I ran into the following issue: when trying to connect a network printer from one of the print servers, the error 0x00000057 Windows cannot connect to the printer appeared on a client machine. The error occurred during the installation of the printer driver from the Print Server, and,.. read more

How to Check Trusted Root Certification Authorities for Suspicious Certs

Posted on August 31st, 2017 · Posted in Windows 10, Windows 7
sigcheck: list cert not rooted in Microsoft Certificate Trust List

Windows users need to pay more attention to certificates installed on their computers. Recent incidents with Lenovo Superfish, Dell eDellRoot and Comodo PrivDog certificates evidence that users have to be both attentive when they install new applications and aware what software and certificates are preinstalled in the system by the.. read more