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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

How To Fix SQL Server TCP Port is Already in Use Error After July 2018 Updates

The Microsoft Windows Updates for July 2018 have been riddled with issues (Azure AD Connect Sync Health High CPU, Exchange Server 2010 Mail Flow Issues and DHCP Failover Issues just to name a few). Another error that users have been experiencing has been with Microsoft SQL Server saying "TCP Port is already in use". Microsoft [...]

By |2018-08-01T11:16:07+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Fix .Net Framework 4.7.2 Error 643 0x80070643 In Windows Update

While trying to install Microsoft .Net Framework 4.7.2 in Windows Update, you may encounter a fatal error 643 (0x80070643) where the update fails and a server reboot results in the same error. Unfortunately this error dates all the way back to .Net Framework 1.x, so it could happen to any version. You could try the [...]

By |2018-07-30T15:21:25+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Show or Hide Most Used Apps in Windows 10 Start Menu

One of the new features in Windows 10 is the ability to show you your most used apps at the top of the Start Menu. Some people find this useful, while others want to turn it off. In this article, we'll discuss how to show or hide the most used apps in the Windows 10 [...]

How to Fix 100% Disk Usage in Windows 10

As a Windows 10 user, there have been many frustrations over the years such as Windows 10 Running Slow, having Slow Internet in Windows 10, etc. In this article, we'll discuss another cause for Windows 10 slowdowns and how to fix 100% disk usage in Windows 10. Unfortunately there can be a number of reasons [...]

How To Create a Microsoft Team From An Office 365 Group Using Powershell

Late last year, Microsoft released a beta version of the PowerShell module for Teams (current version is 0.9.3 as of April 2018). The module has come a long way and offers many features to setup and configure Microsoft Teams if you prefer to use PowerShell. If you have an Office 365 group created that is [...]

By |2018-07-19T14:10:20+00:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Fix DHCP Failover and 0xd1 BSOD After Installing July 2018 Windows Updates

Microsoft's July 2018 Patch Tuesday has been a disaster for system administrators. There have been a number of issues going around over the last few weeks since the Windows Updates came out, ranging from Azure AD Connect High CPU issues, DHCP failover issues, and Exchange 2010 mail flow issues. Microsoft has finally re-released some updates [...]

How To Fix Exchange Server 2010 Mail Flow Issues After July 2018 Windows Updates

There seem to be quite a few major issues after the July 2018 Windows Updates were released. There's a large discussion on Reddit regarding mail flow issues in Exchange 2010 running on Windows 2008 R2. The biggest issue seems to be that the Exchange Transport service stops responding and can't be restarted. The main culprit [...]

How to Fix microsoft.online.reporting.monitoringagent.startup High CPU

After installing the latest cumulative Windows Update patch, some people are experiencing high CPU issues being used by the "Azure AD Connect Health Sync Monitor" (microsoft.online.reporting.monitoringagent.startup) (AzureADConnectHealthSyncMonitor) version 1.1.819.0. If you have the Azure AD Connect utility installed on a server, this is a service that goes along with it. According to Microsoft, they will [...]

Installing Microsoft Volume License Remote Desktop CALs

If you're having difficulties using the automatic method to install Remote Desktop CALs on Windows 2012 R2 Server using Microsoft Volume License, then these steps might come in helpful. You're basically using a combination of Telephone Activation and Website Activation instead of using the Automatic method. In my case, I didn't have any license packs [...]

By |2018-05-29T11:22:13+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments
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