How To: Connect a Client Computer in Essentials 2016

After configuring your Microsoft Windows Server Essentials environment, you will want to connect your client computers to the domain so they can be centrally managed and backed up. This guide will show you how to connect your client computers to the Essentials server. Prerequisites A Windows Client Computer Connected to the network A user created […]

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Mapped Drives Missing from Elevated Program in Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10

When a user opens an application that requires elevation (Right Click and Run as Administrator), They are unable to access any mapped drives which may stop them from being able to save their work. With the introduction of User Account Control, Windows handles connections separately when ran as administrator for security purposes. You can learn more […]

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How To: Enable NIC Teaming in Windows 8, 8.1 and 10

———————————————————————————————————————————— UPDATE: According to Microsoft, this was never supposed to work. We will need to rely on third party NIC teaming software for client operating systems. See the Technet thread here: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/936e8936-810c-434f-9e06-525daafa50b8/teaming-not-possible-in-win10pro-insider-builds-10565-and-10576-error-87?forum=WindowsInsiderPreview Intel NIC Teaming Software: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/ethernet-products/000005667.html Broadcom Downloads: https://www.broadcom.com/support Be sure to check and make sure any NIC you are purchasing is compatible with Windows 10 and […]

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How To: Remove Unwanted Icons from Notification Area in Windows 7/8

With the release of Windows 10, people have been asking how they can remove the “Get Windows 10” notification in the Notification Area. This guide isn’t just limited to this, as you may want to remove other icons such as One Drive, Anti-Virus software or anything else you have installed. This guide will show you […]

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