How To Change Domain User Passwords in Active Directory

Password issues in Windows Domain environments are very common.  Often, precious time is wasted waiting for a password reset.  Since these problems are so ubiquitous, it can be very beneficial to have someone on staff that knows how to change domain user passwords in Active Directory.  So, next time someone’s password expires, instead of making

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How to Install Print Services in Windows Server 2012 r2

This article will teach you how to install print services in Windows Server 2012 r2.  Installing a print server on your Windows Server 2012 r2 device will allow it to act as a print server.  A print server manages all the printers on a given computer network.  Here are some of the key benefits of

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How To Remove Windows 10 Built-In Apps Using PowerShell

Built-In Windows 10 Apps Cause Frustration Windows 10 includes a number of built-in, mostly useless and unwanted apps by default.  While this might be convenient and fun with a home operating system, the inclusion of apps such as Candy Crush and Xbox in Windows 10 Pro seems out of place.  Given how difficult it can

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How To Create a New Domain User Account with PowerShell

Anyone who has ever had to manually create hundreds of Active Directory user account knows that it can become tedious and boring very quickly.  However, using the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in is convenient for making accounts, so long as you don’t have to make a lot of them.  Most system administrators, however, would

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How to Start Windows 10 in Safe Mode

Windows 10 Safe Mode Before we learn how to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode, let’s learn a bit about what safe mode is.  Safe mode is your computer operating system’s diagnostic mode.  By loading only the core components of the operating system, Safe Mode is the ideal environment for diagnosing and fixing operating system

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Changing Wifi Sense Settings in Windows 10

How to Disable Wifi Sense in Windows 10 Wifi Sense is a Windows 10 feature that allows you to share your local wifi passwords to your contacts.  When one of your contacts is within range of your Wifi signal they will connect automatically to your network.  You can share your wifi password(s) with Skype contacts,

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How To Change Privacy Settings In Windows 10

What Data is Windows 10 Sharing? One of the major knocks against Windows 10 is that in its standard configuration is collects a large about of user information.  Location, browsing habits, wifi passwords and speech are just some of the things that Microsoft collects.  More and more, people are becoming rightly concerned with their digital

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How To Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10

This articles describes how to disable Windows Defender in Windows 10 and other operating systems.  Before you disable Windows Defender, it is important to know what it does. Windows Defender is an endpoint protection application that installs with Windows 10.  Features include antivirus, anti-malware, Windows Firewall and more.  Because it comes bundled with the Windows

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How To Disable Cortana In Windows 10

With Windows 10 came Cortana.  Cortana is Microsoft’s new virtual assistant. In other words, Cortana is Microsoft’s answer to Amazon Alexa, Apple’s Siri and Google Now.  Cortana is described as a digital assistant capable of responding to voice commands.  It can also search the internet, manage your calendar and contacts and control your operating system.  It was

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How to Take a Screenshot in Windows 10

Create an Image of Your Current Screen Taking screenshots is a convenient way to quickly capture information, create images and send visual messages. As a result, a lot of people want to know how to create them.  First, what is a screenshot, and what can you use it for? A screenshot is an image of

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