Archive for the ‘Windows / WHS’ Category

Time To… Hibernate (2020-9-17)

I have found now that on a number of occasions that I cannot power my machine off when I wanted to as it is still running a script or something, but I also don’t just want to leave it on just because I cannot sit and wait for it to finish.  Ever experience something similar?  […]

What? PowerPoint 95 no longer supported? (2020-6-1)

So I had an interesting request come past me the other day.  A client had very old (as in created in 1995 and last printed or saved in 1998) PowerPoint files that he wanted to open…however Office 365 was not interested in opening it at all. When attempting to open the file, PowerPoint 365 would […]


When your day starts off with a client coming in with a BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death) on their PC you can pretty much be assured at what type of day both you and the client are going to have… This particular BSOD was a PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED – STOP: 0x0000006B … After powering on the machine, it […]

Windows App: Multi Commander (File Management) (2014-3-19)

As someone who was brought up using DOS and good old Nortons Commander (remember that) on computers, I have always found that Windows Explorer seems to be lacking “something”. I think it may be the multiple panes in which one can work in, or the keyboard shortcuts, anyway I have been looking around for a […]

Error: “You have been logged on with Temporary profile” (2014-2-22)

Had a client the other day who was working fine one day and then the next day every time that she logged onto her computer she was greeted with a message that said “You have been logged on with a Temporary profile”.  All her files and folders were “missing” and she had to go to […]

Replacing Windows System Files Live (2014-2-20)

Recently I had the need to replace Windows system files manually, while Windows is running.  For those of you have tried this in the past you may know that it is easier said than done.  Windows protects these files and/or they may be in use and then the error you get is “Access Denied”. After […]