How To Fix “Failed to start file System Check on /dev/dis” in VCSA vSphere 6.5

If you have a vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) and a VMware Platform Services Controller (PSC) and your storage goes offline or has an interruption, you may find yourself not being able to log into the vCenter vSphere client. Depending on your configuration, you should be able to connect directly to the host where your vCenter [...]

How to Improve macOS Mojave Battery Life

Apple released macOS Mojave a few months ago and as with any major OS release, one of the most discussed topics is battery life. macOS Mojave is no exception. There are quite a few topics in Apple's own support forums regarding macOS Mojave battery life compared to High Sierra or even going back to Sierra. [...]

How To Supervise An iPhone Without Erasing Data

If you're managing a company's iPhone fleet, there may be a time where you need to get an iPhone into supervised mode but don't want to lose the user's data by wiping the device. Depending on your setup, some of the steps in this article may vary, but I have gone through these steps using [...]

By |2018-11-19T13:32:31+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Mobile, Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Block Problematic Windows Updates in Windows 10

In the life of Windows, there may come a time when you need to block a specific update in Windows Updates. You used to be able to do this directly in the Windows Update app in previous versions of Windows, but it isn't so easy in Windows 10. The issue I came across recently was [...]

How To Install Tor Browser In Ubuntu 18.04 Linux

Tor is free software and an open network. Tor protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. You can [...]

By |2018-10-15T15:12:23+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Internet, Linux|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Turn Off Windows Update Notifications For Users (Non-Administrators) via Group Policy

If you manage a Remote Desktop Server (RDS) where multiple users and non-admins login, you probably don't want them to see the Windows Update notifications that popup after logging in. After all, only administrators should be installing the Windows Updates. Depending on your setup, you'll want to create a Group Policy that will disable the [...]

How To Fix Windows 10 No Audio Devices Installed After Windows Update

Another month has gone by and another round of Windows Updates by Microsoft is causing more issues for users. The Windows 10 October 2018 was pulled the same week it was released because it was deleting users folders and files (which has been resolved and re-released). The latest October 2018-10 Cumulative Update seems to have [...]

By |2018-10-12T21:06:01+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Unable To Expand Public Folders In Outlook On Exchange 2010

If you're running Microsoft Exchange 2010, you might run into an issue where your users can't expand their public folders and they'll receive the message "Cannot expand the folder. The set of folders cannot be opened. Microsoft Exchange is not available. Either there are network problems or the Exchange is down for maintenance." How To [...]

By |2018-10-03T13:56:57+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Remote Desktop Licensing Mode Is Not Configured Error On Windows Server

While running a Windows Server 2016 Server or Windows Server 2012 R2 with the Remote Desktop Licensing role, you may receive this notification popup in the lower right corner saying "Remote Desktop Licensing Mode is not configured. Remote Desktop Services will stop working in XX days. On the RD Connection Broker server, use Server Manager [...]

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