Author: Zubair Alexander

How to Use Active Directory to Prevent Unwanted SharePoint Installations in Your Organization 1

How to Use Active Directory to Prevent Unwanted SharePoint Installations in Your Organization

As you may know, SharePoint deployments are managed at the farm level. Therefore, users can install additional SharePoint farms in your environment without your permission. Obviously, you don’t want SharePoint farms popping up on...

Windows Server 2012 Editions 0

Windows Server 2012 Editions

Here’s an explanation of the four Windows Server 2012 editions. Windows Server 2012 Datacenter and Windows Server 2012 Standard There is no major difference between the two. They are both fully-functional editions of Windows...

How to Configure Regional Settings in SharePoint Server 2010 0

How to Configure Regional Settings in SharePoint Server 2010

SharePoint Server 2010 uses several regional settings, such as Locale, Sort order, Time zone, Calendar, Time format and Currency. Here’s a description of these settings. Locale: The Locale setting controls numbering, sorting, calendar, and...

Use AVG AntiVirus App to Locate, Lock, Unlock, or Wipe Your Android Device Remotely 49

Use AVG AntiVirus App to Locate, Lock, Unlock, or Wipe Your Android Device Remotely

AVG AntiVirus is a free and popular antivirus application that people have been using on their desktop computers for years to protect their desktop operating system, such as Windows XP or Windows 7. Download...

Unable to Turn on Network Discovery on Windows 7 or Windows 8? 1

Unable to Turn on Network Discovery on Windows 7 or Windows 8?

Here’s a scenario that several people have run into, both on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Hopefully the following solution will help. PROBLEM On your Windows 7 or Windows 8 computer you go to...

How to Disable Java in All Your Browsers 0

How to Disable Java in All Your Browsers

By now you may have heard of all the warnings and bad things that can happen if you have Java installed on your computer, like having your credit card or other personal data stolen,...

Error: The product key entered does not match any of the Windows images available for installation. Enter a different product key. 2

Error: The product key entered does not match any of the Windows images available for installation. Enter a different product key.

Are you unable to install Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 on a new computer? I recently ran into this issue. I purchased a new computer and as usual decided to wipe out the...

Error: The destination server is currently rejecting replication requests 1

Error: The destination server is currently rejecting replication requests

The other day I noticed that my Windows Server 2012 Datacenter was not accepting replication requests. In fact, it was rejecting both inbound and outbound replication. The way I discovered the problem was that...

How To Change Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 Network Location 0

How To Change Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 Network Location

When you install Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 and connect to a network, you are prompted to select a location for the network. You can choose from Home, Work or Public. Because Home and...

TechNet & MSDN Subscribers Receiving Windows 8 Enterprise Activation Error: DNS name does not exist 0

TechNet & MSDN Subscribers Receiving Windows 8 Enterprise Activation Error: DNS name does not exist

If you are using Windows 8 Enterprise that you downloaded using your TechNet or MSDN, you may encounter the following error when you try to activate your Windows 8 Enterprise. DNS name does not...

City of Seattle to develop an ultra high-speed fiber network 0

City of Seattle to develop an ultra high-speed fiber network

Seattle’s Mayor Mike McGinn just announced to the public that the City of Seattle will develop an ultra-fast broadband network. This is exciting news for both Seattle’s businesses and residents. The City of Seattle...

Error: An attempt to initialize VM saved state failed 0

Error: An attempt to initialize VM saved state failed

Problem: You get the following error when you create a new virtual image in Hyper-V on a Windows 8 Professional computer, configure it to boot from an ISO image, and then try and start...