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

SCCM Collection Query for devices with specific software installed and version or below

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If you need to identify machines with specific software installed on a device but would also like to know whether they have a certain version of the stated software or below, then you can use the below query. This can help with software upgrades to identify machines that have not yet been upgraded. SCCM Collection … 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

What Are the Right Methods to Download VCRUNTIME DLL Files?

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Vcruntime DLL files are essential system files developed by Microsoft. These are external library files that aid in the proper execution of other Windows programs and software. They’re an integral part of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Pack for Visual Studios on your system and are often needed for running Visual C++ programs. If the … Read more

SCCM Local Cache Location on a Client Computer

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The SCCM local cache on a client computer is very helpful for straight forward deployments, but what if the machine runs into any problems during the deployment or download phase? The data that is downloaded to the SCCM local cache location could get corrupted or partially downloaded. What if the user disconnects their laptop from … Read more

Simple Fix to Windows 8 Features Install Issues

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The Windows 8 Features Install Problem If you are using a Windows 8 or 8.1 machine you may come across the requirement to install additional features like .NET Framework 3.5 for some software to work. When you are asked to do this, you will be presented with a screen like the one below: Normally, if … Read more

Fascinating PS5 vs Xbox Series X Infographic – Full Analysis

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As the Xbox is getting ready to counterpunch the PS5 with its games event on July 23rd, The Gaming Setup has made a recap of everything we know so far about the upcoming consoles.  PS5 vs Xbox Series X Comparison While we still wait to see what games Xbox has lined up and what the … Read more

Windows 10 Bug Allows Hackers to Delete Your Files

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Windows 10 users are being told to update now before hackers have a chance to take advantage of a critical flaw. An apparent vulnerability within the Microsoft operating system could let cybercriminals take control of your PC and even delete files. Microsoft recently addressed over 100 flaws in its latest Patch Tuesday update, 16 of … Read more