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    Prevent Windows from Automatically doing Updates

    Don’t like your Windows performs automatically download, install updates and restart by itself? Click Start and type in: ‘gpedit.msc‘. Go to: Local Computer Policy -» Computer Configuration -» Administrative Templates -» Windows Components -» Windows Update -» Configure Automatic Updates. Set...
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    Control Panel crashes with Windows Explorer on Windows 10

    So when you open Control Panel the Windows Explorer crashes? If you have IDT Audio Drivers, use your File Explorer to get to: C:\Windows\System32 And then remove: IDTNCPL.cpl and IDTNCPL64.cpl Those files are remnants from the previous Windows Driver update and are safe to be removed, it has...
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    See/Recover Stored Wi-Fi Password in Windows

    So you want to recover the Wi-Fi password you previously stored on your Windows? It is very simple, you will just need to execute two easy commands below. Firstly, open up Command Prompt by clicking Start -» type: ‘cmd‘ then press Enter. Type in: C:\Users\Andy>netsh wlan show profiles Profiles...
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    Enable Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

    Those you who have upgraded from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 probably have Windows Photo Viewer program in Windows 10. But some users are reporting that Windows Photo Viewer has gone missing after clean installing Windows 10. If you are missing the Windows Photo Viewer, we can bring...
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    Mac Spotify: Cannot Start Application

    So you want to run Spotify.app on macOS with multiple users environment but it says that you ‘Cannot Start Application’ Multiple users environment is where you have one Mac, and it has more than one user using it. Spotify updated their app and prevent us running the app from another user (it...
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    Bare Metal Recovery with LOGICnow MAX Backup

    LOGICnow MAX Backup can be used to recover a system from scratch. Bare metal recovery allows you to recover your system directly to bare hardware (or VM) without a prior OS installation and return to its previous state. Supported operating systems (as of 2016-10-06): Windows Vista Windows 7...
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    Remove / Purge Deleted Users from Office 365 Admin

    You can run the command via AD PowerShell directly: $msolcred = get-credential connect-msolservice -credential $msolcred To purge the deleted user accounts: get-msoluser –returndeletedusers -maxresults 100000 | remove-msoluser -removefromrecyclebin -force
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    Allows Standard User to Run an Application as Administrator

    How to Create a Shortcut that allows a Standard User to Run an Application as Administrator Want to allow a standard user account to run an application as administrator without a UAC or password prompt? You can easily create a shortcut that uses the runas command with the /savecred switch...
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    Add Full Access Mailboxes with Outlook Auto-Mapping Disabled

    In Exchange 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Exchange introduced a feature that allows Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 clients to automatically map to any mailbox to which a user has Full Access permissions. If a user is granted Full Access permissions to another user’s mailbox or to a shared mailbox...
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    Best practice to Share Office 365 Calendar from Outlook

    Here is the proper way to do a Calendar Sharing in Outlook (Including How to delegate access properly) File -> Account Settings -> Delegate Access -> Add (‘Person Name’) -> Calendar (Select desired access level) On the other side, open up Calendar -> Open Shared Calendar -> Enter (‘Person...
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    Manual Delta & Full Sync between AD & Office 365

    How to do manual synchronise between Active Directory DIRSYNC and Office 365 using PowerShell? Open up Windows PowerShell, and then invoke the following command: FinishedPS C:\Program Files\Microsoft Azure AD Sync\Bin> .\DirectorySyncClientCmd.exe delta saputra.local Initializing...
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