Fix: Windows Explorer Has Stopped Working

Recently we have faced with a strange problem on Windows 10 PC. When we try to open the context menu by right-clicking on the desktop shortcut, occurs an error Windows Explorer has stopped working. After that all the shortcuts on the desktop disappear for a few seconds, and after

Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2016

First time data deduplication was introduced in Windows Server 2012. In the Windows Server 2016 represented the 3-rd version of deduplication component, significantly revised and improved. In this article we will take a look at the new deduplication features, settings and how it differs from previous implementations. What’s New

Configuring SSH Key-Based Authentication on Linux

The Internet is full of manuals on how to configure the SSH key-based authentication on a Linux server. Every time we have to do this, we were searching for additional information, because we always forget some nuances. At this time, we decided to write instruction for us and for

How to Share Disk Between VMs on VMware ESXi

In some cases (as a rule in clustering scenarios) it may be necessary to share the same disk between 2 (or more) virtual machines (VMs). The most optimal way is to use the vmdk disk physically located on the shared storage or locally on the ESXi host. If you

Accessing Domain Controller from Local DSRM Account

Login with a local account on the domain controller is basically impossible, since then you are promoting member server to the domain controller (DC), the local accounts database (SAM) become inaccessible. However, this rule has one exception. In case of directory services problems on domain controllers, there is a

How to Delete IIS Log Files on Windows Server 2012

IIS (Internet Information Services) Web Server on Windows Server generates a sufficiently large amount of log files during its work. The main problem is that by default IIS log files located on the system drive, which usually has a small size. Insufficient space on the system drive may eventually

Config Easy Print on Windows Server 2012 R2

TS Easy Print technology was first introduced in Windows Server 2008 as an alternative to the use of traditional printing subsystem on Remote Desktop servers. Easy Print avoids the installation of drivers for the redirected printers on a terminal server and allows mapping of client redirected printer to the

Choose Right Hard Disk Drive for Your Servers

In this article we will consider the basic types of hard drives for servers: how they differ and whether they should be necessarily from the server manufacturer’s brand. Server hard drive should always be ready to respond to many requests with minimal latency and to provide a high level

How to Choose Server for Small Business

In this tutorial we will clarify key points that will help you to determine what type of server is the best solution for small business and give a price range for typical server models. Server Basics Although a small server can’t be different from the modern desktop computer, both

Can I Delete Swapfile.sys in Windows 10?

In Windows 8.1/10 in the root directory of the system drive (by default it is C:\) in addition to already familiar to many users pagefile.sys and hiberfil.sys, you can find swapfile.sys file, which was not present in earlier versions of the Windows OS. You will be able to see