Category Archive: Microsoft

Feb 15

How to: Move all Active Directory Roles (FSMO) from one server to another in Windows Server 2016

How to: Move all Active Directory Roles (FSMO) from one server to another in Windows Server 2016 Thankfully over time Microsoft has made it easy to move the Active Directory Roles (currently 5) from one server to another. Back in the day, most of them used to be “hidden” all over the place but now …

Continue reading »

Oct 23

Resolved: Cannot alter user ‘dbo’

Resolved: Cannot alter user ‘dbo’ I was working on setting up a new Microsoft SQL Server 2016 instance and importing databases from the old server when I ran into this issue. During the import (Attach) process, I assigned the user the application uses to connect as dbo (The application requires dbo rights btw… just saying …

Continue reading »

Mar 27

Resolved: How to recover an accidentally deleted volume (partition) in a Virtual Disk protected by BitLocker

Resolved: How to recover an accidentally deleted volume (partition) in a Virtual Disk protected by BitLocker I am going to have to start with a confession, “Resolved” might be a bit of a stretch. For starters, the best case scenario looks like recovering the information but you’ll need a temporary place where to store it, …

Continue reading »

Mar 01

How to: “Change product key” in Windows 8 or in Windows Server 2012

How to: “Change product key” in Windows 8 or in Windows Server 2012 I’ve learned over the years to not activate a Windows product until I am confident it is stable. I say that because I used to activate Windows right after installation and either because of third party update, malfunctioning hardware, etc. I had …

Continue reading »

Feb 17

How to: Enable Shadow Copy or Previous Version in Windows 2012 R2?

How to: Enable Shadow Copy or Previous Version in Windows 2012 R2? I recently had a bit of an issue with a program. It uses an access database and one of the employees modified it but we needed to revert the changes. Seemed simple enough, just reach out to pick a previous version from the …

Continue reading »

Oct 26

How to: Change your activation product key in Windows 8, Windows 2012 Server and MultiPoint Server 2012

How to: Change your activation product key in Windows 8, Windows 2012 Server and MultiPoint Server 2012 When you try to activate your Windows 8, Windows 2012 Server or MultiPoint Server 2012 sometimes you have a pre-set key (trial, etc.) which won’t let you activate your windows installation. There are other scenarios where you might …

Continue reading »

Oct 26

How to: Install Office 365 ProPlus / Business on a RDS Server (Terminal Server / MultiPoint Server) using Shared Computer Activation – Office 2016 version

How to: Install Office 365 ProPlus / Business on a RDS Server (Terminal Server / MultiPoint Server) using Shared Computer Activation – Office 2016 version For those of you who have read our previous post: How to: Install Office 365 ProPlus / Business on a RDS Server (Terminal Server / MultiPoint Server) using Shared Computer Activation, you …

Continue reading »

May 30

How to: Place a program´s shortcut for all users desktop or Start Menu

How to: Place a program´s shortcut for all users desktop or Start Menu All users desktop: C:\Users\Public\Desktop\ All users start menu: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\   However, the folder is hidden by default…doesn’t show the public desktop folder by default…..you must show the hidden files and folders.

May 27

How to: Create Web query files for use with Excel for Mac

How to: Create Web query files for use with Excel for Mac Web queries allow you to query data from a specific World Wide Web, Internet, or intranet site and retrieve the information directly into a Microsoft Excel worksheet. Microsoft Excel includes some sample Web queries. Definition of a Web Query File A Web query …

Continue reading »

Mar 02

How to: Install Office 365 ProPlus / Business on a RDS Server (Terminal Server / MultiPoint Server) using Shared Computer Activation – Office 2013 version

How to: Install Office 365 ProPlus / Business on a RDS Server (Terminal Server / MultiPoint Server) using Shared Computer Activation – Office 2013 version Here you can find the Office 2016 version/instructions: How to: Install Office 365 ProPlus / Business on a RDS Server (Terminal Server / MultiPoint Server) using Shared Computer Activation – Office …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

Fetch more items