About Robert Russell

Owner of TeckLyfe.com, System Administrator, and Independent IT Consultant in Elgin, IL. Enjoys tech gadgets, gaming, troubleshooting, music, movies and family.

Install Options For Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2019 Applications

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced the availability of Office 2019 for Windows and Mac at its Ignite 2018 conference. There's been some confusion online about the differences between Office 365 and Office 2019. Microsoft basically has two models for Office, the cloud-based Office 365 subscription that stays up-to-date with current releases and features, and the [...]

By |2018-09-27T13:35:08+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Install Tor Browser in MacOS

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 |2018-09-25T09:40:22+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Internet, Mac|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How to Fix NS_ERROR_NET_INADEQUATE_SECURITY and ERR_SPDY_INADEQUATE_TRANSPORT_SECURITY in IIS on Windows Server 2016

If you've recently upgraded an IIS web server to Windows Server 2016, you may come across a NS_ERROR_NET_INADEQUATE_SECURITY error in Firefox or an ERR_SPDY_INADEQUATE_TRANSPORT_SECURITY error in Google Chrome. There are a few reasons for this and the main one is that IIS in Windows Server 2016 turns on HTTP/2 by default and only falls back [...]

Extend Volume Error “The Parameter Is Incorrect” In Windows Server

On occasion while extending a volume in Windows Server (2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016), you may come across this obscure error that just says "The parameter is incorrect". When this happens, the Windows Disk Management utility shows the correct disk size, but the volume size in the utility and Windows Explorer are still [...]

How To Setup Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificates For An Azure Web App

Everything seems to be moving to "the cloud" these days, and you have a few options such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS to name a few. Depending on your needs, these cloud services can offer a huge number of services ranging from basic web applications all the way to a complete IT infrastructure setup. [...]

By |2018-10-10T11:16:19+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Internet, Server Hardening, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Fix Chrome 69 Address Bar Changing Website Addresses and Material Design

Today Google launched Chrome 69 with some new features, a new design and a new password manager. While using the new browser, you might notice some changes in the address bar after a website loads. In the screenshot above, you'll notice that the URL only shows tecklyfe.com instead of www.tecklyfe.com. Webmasters can setup different sites [...]

By |2018-09-04T15:33:36+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Apps, Internet, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Race Recap: Chicago Triathlon International/Olympic #chitri

My final triathlon race of 2018 has come and gone already. Last Sunday I finished the Chicago Triathlon International Distance, albeit a shortened run due to the heat and humidity. Two days later and I'm still recovering with some sore muscles but I still had a great time at the race. A little background leading [...]

By |2018-08-28T11:37:05+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Fitness, Personal|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Windows 10 KB4100347 Intel Microcode Update Boot Issues

Microsoft released KB4100347 last week which was an Intel microcode update to address another Spectre vulnerability. Microsoft has been plagued with Windows Updates issues over the past few months, and while the August Patch Tuesday went a little smoother, this KB4100347 update is starting to cause boot and startup issues for users, especially those using [...]

By |2018-08-28T08:07:03+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Fix Large Pagefile.sys on Windows 10 After August 2018 Windows Updates

Some users are reporting extremely large pagefile.sys files on Windows 10 after installing the August 2018 (2018-08) Windows Updates. As of this article, there's no confirmation from Microsoft regarding this issue. There are reports of the pagefile.sys file growing to 60GB-80GB or even more. This can also cause other updates to fail if your C [...]

By |2018-08-16T11:54:02+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Race Recap – Naperville Sprint Triathlon

If you've been following my triathlon-filled summer of 2018, you'll know that I finished the Experience Triathlon Batavia Sprint and Lake Zurich Sprint. I'm officially hooked on triathlons. Sometimes I doubt myself and get anxiety, but I still can't get over the feeling when I cross the finish line. This past weekend I completed the [...]

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