Microsoft Update KB5005565 Breaks Printing and File Opening

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We ran into a few strange issues today where we had applications like Word, Excel and Adobe Reader that would not open any of their associated files. We also had reports that network printing was not working correctly either. After much trial and error, we finally discovered that the reason for this was a Microsoft … Read more

How to Free up Disk Space in Windows 10 [2021 Updated]

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Introduction Disk space cleanup is a critical must these days with a lot of people opting for a Solid State Drive (SSD) in their computers. SSD drives speed up the computer significantly but the downside is that they tend to be smaller capacity drives, especially if you go for the cheaper options like this Kingston … Read more

Google Chrome MSI Installer Version 92.0.4515.159

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Another Google Chrome MSI Installer update has been released so it’s time to get your deployment systems updated again with their latest Google Chrome MSI installer! Google has pushed out another update to their Chrome browser, taking it up to version 92.0.4515.159. If you are looking to mass deploy the new version of Google Chrome, … Read more

How Small Businesses Can Protect Themselves Online

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Small businesses are at a huge risk because they are such easy prey for cybercriminals. Without proper protection online and without a decent grounding in best practices and digital security training, your business is exceptionally vulnerable, and you will be preyed on because of it. Add in everyday IT issues that could disrupt your business … Read more

Add or Remove Multiple Application Deployments in SCCM using Powershell

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Problem Scenario When using SCCM, you may find that you want to either add or remove application deployments based on what administrative categories each application has assigned. As an example, we had a number of applications for the Marketing department that were only distributed to a Marketing collection we had set up with only Marketing … Read more

Fixing a Broken Connection to Active Directory

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Active Directory (AD) is the name of Microsoft’s proprietary directory service. It is used in corporate environments and utilizes a Windows Server operating system. Active Directory enables network administrators to manage the permissions of users and their access to network resources. The client computers used in an AD environment will normally be running a version … Read more