If you are seeing Error Code 80244022 when trying to run Windows Update on either a workstation or server then it’s likely that computer had its updates deployed via WSUS or a similar patch deployment platform. From time to time the link between the computer and the patch deployment management service will break triggering Error […]
Microsoft is still persistent in getting everyone to upgrade to Windows 10 and like it or not they’re going to keep reminding us by using a nagging notification installed from Windows Updates.
Every now and then I’ll see Error code 0x80244015 when running Windows Updates on a server. The error seems to occur before any available updates can be found. Even though I mostly see error code 0x80244015 on Windows 2008 R2 I assume the easy fix is the same for any other version of Microsoft Windows. Download and install […]
Mozilla has decided to block all versions of Adobe Flash in FireFox to protect users from vulnerabilities found in Flash. It’s likely you have the Flash plugin installed on your browsers or if you work in IT you probably already know how risky it can be having an out dated version of Flash installed.
One of the pains I have with Windows 10 is a small feature with the Search the web and Windows tool-bar. If you’re like me and browse MS Windows at speed then this is one function you’ll want to disable.
Having to managed local password across a network can be a pain. Some people find they need to jumping onto each computer to reset the password which can be time very consuming for a lot of sysadmins. There are tools out there that make these things easier but Microsoft have their own tool called LAPS (Local Administrator Password Solution).
If you’re running a Windows web server you may want to get the latest updates installed. Microsoft has just released Security Bulletin MS15-034 for a vulnerability in HTTP.sys which could Allow Remote Code Execution.
If you are getting the error “Request is not supported” when trying to perform a backup then you need to look at the computer that is trying to perform the backup.
If you are working in IT support then its probably time you start looking at Windows 10 to prepare for its official launch. Microsoft have already released a free technical preview that is available in ISO.
Lenovo is definitely feeling the heat from the on-line backlash regarding shipping Superfish ad-injection software as bloatware adware with their laptops. They’ve now provided instructions on how to remove Superfish from your Lenovo laptop. If you don’t have a Lenovo laptop but fear Superfish might be installed, not to worry links are added for non-Lenovo users as […]