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Complete WordPress GDPR Compliant Guide

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a new regulation by the EU which will become effective May 25th, 2018. The goal of the GDPR is to give citizens of the EU control over their personal data, and change the approach of organizations across the world towards data privacy. Basically, users must confirm that their [...]

How To Block (Defer) Windows 10 April 2018 Update (Spring Creators Update) 1803 Build 17133 Redstone 4

Last week Microsoft released the Release Preview of the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update 1803 Build 17133 (Redstone 4) to the Insider Preview program. This is the final step before releasing the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update to the public through Windows Update. I have installed the Release Preview update on my main laptops and [...]

macOS – Organize and Sort Launchpad

As I start to use a Mac more and more, there are little tips and questions that I come across. Recently, I noticed my Launchpad wasn't very organized. I had some pages with only a few icons and there was no order to any of the icons. I know I can manually move them around, [...]

By | 2018-01-09T12:42:47+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Mac, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Microsoft Intune iOS Enrollment Safari Undefined Error

While enrolling some iPhones into the Microsoft Intune MDM (Mobile Device Management) platform, I recently ran into an issue after the user signs into the Intune Company Portal and the app tries to open Safari to begin the enrollment process and they're presented with this "Undefined" error as seen to the right. The phone was [...]

By | 2017-12-29T12:38:30+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Categories: Mobile|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Fix SQL Cluster Encryption Error TDSSNIClient initialization failed with error 0xd, status code 0x38

For general instructions on how to Force Encryption on a SQL Server Instance, follow Microsoft KB Artcile How to enable SSL encryption for an instance of SQL Server by using Microsoft Management Console. This article also explains how to enable encryption on a SQL cluster. While trying to Force Encryption on a SQL cluster after [...]

Fix Hyperlinks Not Working In Outlook

I recently ran into an issue where Outlook 2016 on Windows 10 was giving me one of these errors whenever I would try to click on a link: "This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator" or "Your organization's policies are preventing us from completing [...]

By | 2017-07-18T09:44:15+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Categories: Tech Tips, Windows|Tags: , , , , , , , , |10 Comments

Tech Tip: Can’t Pair Bluetooth Headphones With An Apple Watch

As the owner of an Apple Watch, you probably know that you can pair bluetooth headphones with it and sync a music playlist so that you can enjoy music without being near your phone. This is particularly handy if you want to go for a walk or run without your iPhone since the newer Apple [...]

By | 2017-06-14T19:57:49+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Categories: Gadgets, Mobile, Tech Tips|Tags: , |7 Comments

How To Display Current Message In Reading Pane While Scrolling With Arrows In Outlook 2016

If you use Conversation View in Microsoft Outlook 2016, there might be a time when you'll want to scroll through emails in a folder using your keyboard's arrow keys instead of pointing and clicking with a mouse. Depending on your settings, when you try to scroll using your arrow keys, the Reading Pane might just [...]

By | 2017-05-10T09:41:32+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Apps, Tech Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How To Disable Taskbar Pop-Up Ads In Windows 10

Windows 10 displays taskbar pop-up ads, which Microsoft calls "tips, tricks, and suggestions". These tips have included recommendations to use Microsoft Edge for better battery life, and an encouragement to use Microsoft Edge so you can earn Microsoft Rewards points. If you're like me, I prefer to use my own apps and browsers and I [...]

By | 2017-05-06T17:57:39+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How To Uninstall OneDrive Windows 10 Creators Update & Disable Via Group Policy

We previously wrote an article explaining How To Uninstall OneDrive In Windows 10, which included running special commands and deleting registry keys. If you aren't comfortable editing the registry, then uninstalling OneDrive in previous versions of Windows 10 probably wasn't something you would have wanted to tackle. Fortunately, with the upcoming launch of the Windows [...]