Outlook not adding Exchange Accounts?

Outlook bypasses AutoDiscover and connects directly to Office 365 mailbox? Has this happened to you, it has me, TWICE in a week, it turns out it’s because of this: Starting in Outlook 2016 version 16.0.6741.2017, Microsoft has enabled a new feature called Direct Connect to Office 365. What this feature does …

Windows 10 1809 is here :)

After several months of testing I am now downloading the official update of 1809 in Windows Update 🙂 Some of the top Windows 10 1809 features Dark mode for File Explorer: With October 2018 Update, Windows 10 gets its own dark mode. Head over to Settings > Personalization > Colours and scroll down …

100 useful Windows commands for the I.T. guys

I am sure some of you will find these useful. (a lot of these no longer work in Windows 10) Type CMD and then type the command in “Command Prop” 1. Windows Version – winver 2. Windows System Security Tool – syskey 3. Windows Firewall – firewall.cpl 4. Add/Remove Programs …

Just got this from Kaspersky – Information about recent Microsoft Security Updates

Dear Steve On Wednesday 3rd January, Microsoft issued a number of updates in relation to two recently disclosed vulnerabilities that affect CPUs on personal computers, mobile devices, and the cloud. These vulnerabilities were named “Meltdown” and “Spectre”.  The Windows security updates are only available to devices running updated anti-virus software from …

Intel Meltdown bug – MS fix and your Anti-Virus may cause your system to crash!

Intel Meltdown bug – MS fix and your Anti-Virus may cause your system to crash! Over the past few days Microsoft have released patches for the Intel Meltdown bug, we have already had 5 customers PC’s that have crashed during the update – all PC’s were running Kaspersky – Today …

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Fails Error Code 0xc1900200

If you are trying to upgrade Windows 7/8 to Windows 10 and you get this error, don’t Panic 🙂 Simply use a Disk Manager (many are free like the excellent MiniTool Partition Wizard) Available here: https://www.partitionwizard.com/download.html Extend the 100Mb DATA Partition to approx’ 500MB (Making it 500Mb sets it up …

Steps on how to avoid Ransomware

Steps on how to avoid Ransomware 1. Backup your computer immediately Investing in an external hard drive and making regular backups will help you in protecting your data, if not in saving you against malware. A data backup can save you from significant stress, time and money in the event when …

How to fix Windows 10 Update that kills Internet etc

Many of you may have heard about the Windows 10 update that kills your internet/LAN ? If you encounter this issue, this is how you fix it: Run Command Prompt in ADMIN MODE (Right Mouse Click it after typing CMD in search) at the command prompt type: netsh winsock reset …

Windows 10 Anniversary Update – What is it? How do I get it?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Some of our favourite updates/additions “The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is the second big update since the launch of Windows 10. It’s full of great new features that customers told us they want. The Windows 10 Anniversary Update will automatically download and install when it becomes …