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Can’t uninstall a program?

Have you ever to tried to uninstall a program? You’ve probably tried CCleaner’s tools and Revo.  Ultimately you can try Microsoft’s fix it. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/mats/program_install_and_uninstall/en

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Reset Windows Updates

Reset your Windows updates.  Type the following in a command prompt- attrib -h -r -s %windir%\system32\catroot2 attrib -h -r -s %windir%\system32\catroot2\*.* net stop wuauserv net stop CryptSvc net stop BITS ren %windir%\system32\catroot2 catroot2.old ren %windir%\SoftwareDistribution sold.old ren “%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\application data\Microsoft\Network\downloader” downloader.old … Continue reading

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Truly reset the TCP/IP stack

Having connection issues and no viruses or malware?  Hardware ok? Try typing the following at a command prompt- netsh winsock reset catalog netsh int ip reset resettcpip.txt netsh interface ipv6 reset resetipv5.txt netsh interface tcp reset reset.txt ipconfig /flushdns Restart your … Continue reading

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Set your time using the net time command

Do you want computers on your network to set their time based on another computer’s time?  If you have permission (an account on the server), you can set the time by typing -net time \\servername /set /y This can be … Continue reading

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Netstat -s Well what about net statistics workstation or net statistics server?

Netstat -s returns statistics on your connections – IPv4 Statistics Packets Received = 1910633 Received Header Errors = 0 Received Address Errors = 1 Datagrams Forwarded = 0 Unknown Protocols Received = 0 Received Packets Discarded = 2989 Received Packets … Continue reading

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Hidden Applications Folder in Windows 8.1 – Make a desktop shortcut

Want to see all of your programs in one window?  Go to the run line and type – explorer shell:::{4234d49b-0245-4df3-b780-3893943456e1} Much like Godmode, you can create a new folder on your desktop and name the folder – Applications.{4234d49b-0245-4df3-b780-3893943456e1} This will … Continue reading

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MySQL – Antelope and Barracuda – Moodle

If you are running Moodle LMS or running MySQL, your application and your MySQL database may need to be converted to Barracuda instead of Antelope.  The default InnoDB table format (Antelope) may have bugs and many administrators recommend that you change the … Continue reading

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