Converting CRT to PEM Format

Yesterday we needed to convert SSL certificate received from an authorized agency from crt to pem to make it compatible with a specific software. In this article, we’ll show you the most easy way to convert your certificate file from .crt to .pem. PEM is a popular certificate format

How to Fix Microsoft SQL Server Error 18456?

In this article we’ll take a look at the typical reasons for the error 18456 appearing when you try to authenticate on Microsoft SQL Server and show you how to fix it. Microsoft SQL Server Error 18456 can appear when you try to login under the local administrator, as

How to Delete COM Ports In Use

In case you are facing with trouble with your COM ports in use that stacking, these brief steps below will help you to clear them out (for example, when you found myself needing to connect via a USB to Serial adapter to a server and noticed that 35 COM

Using CHKDSK in Windows 10

If the operating system has not correctly completed to work with files, this can lead to file system errors, and sometimes to file system corruption. To fix hard disk and file system errors in Windows you can use the built-in command-line utility Chkdsk. In emergency cases, the Chkdsk utility

How to Migrate User Profiles with User State Migration Tool (USMT) on Windows 10?

One of the most popular tools to migrate user profiles from one Windows computer to another is the set of CLI utilities – User State Migration Tool (USMT), which is a part of a Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit. USMT tool allow you to automate and simplify the process

How to Factory Reset Windows 10 Device?

Windows 10 includes the Reset this PC option, which can help you quickly restore the Windows configuration to the factory settings. Resetting Windows 10 is faster and more convenient than reinstalling Windows from scratch using the installation media or repair. During the recovery process, the system asks whether it’s

MS Office 2016 KMS activation

Following the recent release of the Microsoft Office 2016 final RTM version, corporate customers can initiate their transition to new office platform. This article will discuss the features of MS Office 2016 KMS activation. This takes place after you have install and activate the KMS (Key Management Service) host on

Get-service: Checking the Status of Windows Services With PowerShell

Using the Get-Service cmdlet you can get a list of all the services installed on the operating system, its status and startup type. This one and other cmdlets to get the status and management of Windows services first time appeared in Powershell 1.0. In this article we will demonstrate

Upgrading Active Directory Schema

An Active Directory Schema is a description of all directory objects and attributes of the Windows domain. The AD schema reflects the basic structure of the catalog and is critical for its proper functioning. Typically, the AD schema is extended/upgraded for several reasons, the most common of which in

What To Do If Outlook cannot connect to Gmail account

In case when your Outlook is not connecting to Gmail and your credentials are not accepted, you may want to fix that. In this article we will show you how you can do that. The problem is that Outlook keeps asking you to provide Server, User Name and Password and there is