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Force Windows Update to download Windows 10

Problems trying to download Windows 10? Follow the steps so you can force this process. Step 1. Run regedit (Win+R) Step 2. Locate the following registry key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\OSUpgrade] Create entry if it doesn't exist. Step 3. Create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value with Name = "AllowOSUpgrade” (without the quotes), and set the Value = 1 Step 4. Click on the…
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Blog, Optimization, Scan, Windows

How to Fix “Temporary Profile” issues in Windows

Sometimes Windows may not read your correct user profile properly, instead, will load with temporary profile which will look like a new user profile. If you are not aware that it is a temporary profile on your Windows computer, then you will be surprised to see the brand new desktop without your files, folders, program shortcut icons and any personalized…
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Is windows taking up too much space? Part 1

In Windows 10 or Windows Server 2012, the Windows Search Service may bloat the Windows.edb file. When this issue occurs, the Windows.edb file grows to a very large size and consumes lots of disk space. In some instances, the file size can be larger than 70 gigabytes (GB). Windows.edb is a database file of the Windows Search service... content indexing, etc.…
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Blog, Server 2012 R2, Windows

How to enable the built-in Administrator in Windows 10

The account is created in previous Windows versions, but since it’s not enabled you can’t use it or even see it. The Administrator is a hidden elevated administrator account that has full unrestricted access rights and permission on the computer. By default, this elevated "Administrator" account is not prompted by UAC by default to provide confirmation before allowed to make any changes…
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Ways to Optimize Windows 10

Need to improve and speed up Windows 10 performance? Some of these options are also available in any Windows or Server OS Editions. Note: Consider improving your physical memory (RAM), CPU, Video Card and HDD where necessary. You should choose your hardware configuration according to your needs (what applications are you going to use on your workstation). I advise you buy and…
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