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How To Remove Internet Explorer (IE) From Windows Server

If you run any Windows Servers, you may run into a scenario where you want to remove access to Internet Explorer. Usually, any administrators that log into servers won't have a need for it anyway, plus it can be a security concern. Sometimes, you might have a server that refuses to update to the latest [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:54:18+00:00 May 18th, 2016|Categories: Apps, Internet, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tweaks to Speed Up Google Chrome For 2016

A few years ago, I wrote a Tech Tip for Speeding Up Google Chrome. As with any technology, Chrome has released a number of updates since that 2013 article. Most of the advanced settings I mentioned then are now either the defaults, or they're not available anymore. Out with the old and in with the [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:54:19+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Internet, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

How To Fix OneDrive Error: This Office File Needs Your Attention

If you use Microsoft's OneDrive to sync your files across multiple computers or devices, then you might have ran into this issue before. I have Windows 10, OneDrive, and Office 2016. Recently, my OneDrive has been showing me an error, saying "This office file needs your attention" and wants me to open it in Microsoft [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:54:29+00:00 January 9th, 2016|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

Get A New Windows 10 PC For The Holidays? Here Are Some Tips and Tricks

Now that Christmas is over and everyone has gone through their gifts, it is time to dig into all of your presents. If you got a Windows 10 PC (desktop, laptop, tablet, etc), here are some links to popular tips and tricks. How To Enable or Disable Specific App Notifications Changing The Amount Of Time [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:54:34+00:00 December 26th, 2015|Categories: OS|Tags: , |0 Comments

Possible Fix For Critical Error Start Menu and Cortana Aren’t Working In Windows 10

If you're running Windows 10 and have ever run across the error above, stating: "Critical Error Start Menu and Cortana aren't working", then some of these solutions might fix the problem. #1: Try A Full Normal Reboot Since your start menu isn’t working, you need to hold down the Shift key, while pressing the power [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:54:34+00:00 December 24th, 2015|Categories: OS, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |3 Comments

Windows 10 – How to Disable or Enable App Notifications

Since I just wrote an article on how to change the time to show the notification popup, I thought I would also write one on how to disable or enable app notifications in case you want to go that route. - Open the Start Menu and click Settings - Click the System option - In [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:54:40+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Categories: OS|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Windows 10 – How to Change The Time To Show The Notification Popup

If you use Windows 10 then you're probably familiar with the notification popup and Action Center. After using Windows 10 for a while, I thought the notification popup went away too fast, so I wanted to increase the time the popup stayed visible. Luckily, Microsoft added this feature into the Windows 10 Settings app so [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:54:41+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Categories: OS|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Disable Automatic Updates and Reboots in Windows 10

If you're using the Professional, Enterprise, or Education editions of Windows 10 and want to disable automatic updates and reboots, I'll walk you through it below. With previous versions of Windows, you could change updates to "Download and Notify", but Microsoft has hidden this option in Windows 10. 1) Open the Run command (Win + [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:54:46+00:00 October 29th, 2015|Categories: OS, Tech Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments