What’s the Desktop Window Manager (dwm.exe) Process in Windows 10?

Desktop Window Manager (dwm.exe) is a system process in Windows 10, that controls the display of application’s windows, it is responsible for visual, 3D effects and Windows themes, it builds window thumbnails preview on the taskbar, supports high-resolution devices, etc. This process collects graphical information from all running applications

Automatically Accept Meeting Requests in Microsoft Outlook

Sometimes, users need to configure Outlook in the way when they receive a meeting request, and Outlook automatically accepts the request and sends a response to the sender. Follow the instructions below to automatically accept meeting requests and remove canceled meetings. There are instructions for Microsoft Outlook 2010, Outlook

Using Nslookup Command to Check DNS Servers and Records

Nslookup (name server lookup) is a command-line utility that is used to diagnose and verify DNS servers and records, and detect problems with resolving names in the DNS subsystem. The nslookup utility was originally developed as part of the BIND package and ported to Windows by Microsoft. At this

Using iCACLS to List Folder Permissions and Manage Files

One of the typical tasks for the Windows administrator is to manage NTFS permissions on folders and files on the file system. To manage NTFS permissions, you can use the File Explorer graphical interface (the Security tab in the properties of a folder or file), or the built-in iCACLS

Sysprep Was Not Able to Validate Your Windows Installation

The Sysprep utility is used to prepare a reference Windows image and its depersonalization, remove all unique identifiers (SID, GUID) from the system, which is necessary for its correct deployment on the corporate network (see our Sysprep Windows 10 Guide). In some cases, when you run the sysprep /generalize

HSRP Configuration on Cisco Devices

HSRP (Hot Standby Router Protocol or Hot Standby Redundancy Protocol) is a protocol of the FHRP family (First Hop Redundancy Protocol) developed by Cisco Systems, which is described in RFC 2881. This protocol introduces a number of useful technologies – for example, interface tracking, object tracking and Cisco IP

How to Fix an Error Kernel_Security_Check_Failure in Windows 10?

One of the critical operating system errors that cause BSoD in Windows 10 is KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE. The appearance of this error indicates serious problems with your system, which is difficult to fix for a common user. A kernel_security_check_failure error may appear on the Blue Screen of Death during normal computer

What is Hiberfil.sys and How to Delete Hibernation File in Windows 10?

If you enable the display of hidden and system files in File Explorer in Windows 10, you will see the hiberfil.sys file at the root of the system drive (on which Windows is installed). The size of this file is usually a few gigabytes. What is this file? Hiberfil.sys

How to Fix The Error Code 0xc00000e9

Despite its weird, nondescript name, Windows Error Code 0xc00000e9 is one of the most common errors Windows users experience. It leads to a blank screen when you try to boot your operating system and doesn’t allow it to initiate. There is also a scenario of this error which will

Installing Active Directory Users and Computers MMC Snap-in on Windows 10

One of the main Active Directory domain management tools is the MMC snap-in Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC). The ADUC snap-in is used to perform typical domain administration tasks and manage users, groups, computers, and organizational units in the Active Directory domain. By default, the Active Directory Users