Windows 10 1607 cannot rename folders

Windows 10 1607 cannot rename folders

Since the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary update, I have seen multiple users complaining of not being able to rename network folders. Their File Explorer would lock up for minutes at a time, and then an error would appear on the screen stating to try again, but if you refresh the file explorer windows […]

Things to check before calling your I.T. guy.

Things to check before calling your I.T. guy.

  Can you recreate the problem?  Sometimes, glitches can occur and if you run the task a second time, it may work.  You don’t want to be annoyed when you call the IT guy over and there isn’t an issue. Have you tried rebooting your PC?  Sometimes your PC needs a break too.  This may […]

Windows 2003 End of Support – Blog

Windows 2003 End of Support – Blog

  Microsoft had recently announced the end of Support for their most popular server revision, Windows Server 2003, ending July 2015. What does this mean for business? Many businesses may still be utilizing Windows Server 2003 for many of their core services, whether it be an intranet hosted on a web server, a SQL database, […]

Server 2012 File Download Error – Blog

Server 2012 File Download Error – Blog

  If you are managing or administering a newly built Windows Server 2012 machine and receive a message that says “Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded”, don’t panic. By default, Windows Server 2012 does not allow EXE files to be downloaded via Internet Explorer 11. To change the File […]

Exchange 2013 – Move mailbox database – Blog

Exchange 2013 – Move mailbox database – Blog

When creating new databases within Exchange 2013, the default location may be on the C drive. This could cause an issue because most operating systems are also on the C drive, and this could cause issues when Exchange decides to create an abundance of log files which could fill up the C drive rather quickly. […]

Lync 2013 Tabbed Conversations – Blog

Lync 2013 Tabbed Conversations – Blog

This article described how to shut off Lync tabbed conversations within the Windows client. When using the Lync 2013 client on your desktop, it automatically defaults to tabbed conversations meaning that ALL conversations you have going will stick in one window. For some, this may be ok, but if you are transitioning from Office Communicator […]

Lync Configure Call Park – Blog

Lync Configure Call Park – Blog

  When it comes to configuring the Call Park Service in Lync 2013, there aren’t too many options that are apparent within the Lync Control Panel itself. I will outline the commands that can be sent using the Lync Management Shell to configure the “Parking Lot” within your Lync 2013 environment. As always, Run Lync […]

Windows 8.1 Boot to Desktop – Blog

Windows 8.1 Boot to Desktop – Blog

This article shows you how to boot to desktop in Microsoft Windows 8.1. One of the major setbacks of transitioning to Windows 8 for most standard users seems to be the representation of the Windows 8 default Start screen. Everyone sees the “Metro” style buttons and feels lost compared to what they know and love […]

Outlook Form Region – Blog

Outlook Form Region – Blog

  Outlook has certain built in forms that can become corrupted at times. In the most recent case, this issue happened when a user was trying to view their Lync messages in their Conversation History folder within Outlook, and was greeted with the “Outlook Form Region Cannot be Opened” error. Of course, they can double […]

Quick Access Broke in Windows 10 – Blog

Quick Access Broke in Windows 10 – Blog

  In Windows 10, you may notice your Quick Access shortcuts have disappeared and it won’t even allow you to pin new shortcuts to the Quick Access location in File Explorer. This is actually a pretty easy fix and it does not require a reboot once completed. 1. In File Explorer, go to %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsRecentAutomaticDestinations and […]