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

Fix: Active Directory Domain Controller Could Not Be Contacted

In this article, we’ll take a look on why it’s not possible to join a new computer to the Active Directory domain with an error Active Directory Domain Controller could not be contacted. What does Active Directory Domain Controller Could Not be Contacted Error Looks Like? A user or

Hotkey to Switch Audio Devices on Windows

Standard Windows switching between active audio devices methods are inconvenient. You need to open “Playback Devices”, select an audio device from the list and make it as default or you can also switch the device in the volume mixer window. I switch back and forth between my headphones and

How Does Microsoft Outlook Convert Time Zones for Meetings?

A lot of people we have worked with get easily confused on this topic. If you are wondering how to schedule a meeting in Outlook with different time zones when you setup a meeting request in your calendar, just follow the example below to understand how it works. Should

Battlefield 4/Battlefield 1 DirectX Error

Lots of people have encountered the different DirectX errors while playing the Battlefield 4 or Battlefield 1. DirectX Function errors can appear both at BF start, and in its process. In this guide, we’ll take a look at typical DirectX errors in different versions of Battlefield and possible solutions.

Reset a HP Procurve Switch

This is a short guide on resetting the HP Procurve 1700/1800 switches back to factory default settings. This will also reset the switch back to the default IP of You can reset the HP Procurve switch configuration only if you have a physical access to the device. In

Install Canon ScanGear Tool

Canon ScanGear is the official software from Canon, which is used for network scanning of documents and used by most scanners (including the CanoScan MF series, CanoScan N, CanoScan LiDE etc.). With this program, you can configure various scan settings (size, color settings, quality, DPI resolution and other). Canon

How to Convert ESD to WIM File on Windows 10

In this tutorial we will show you how to convert ESD to WIM file using Command Prompt. ESD file is a new thing within Windows 10 OS, that Microsoft is pushing out. ESD (Electronic Software Download) files used when installing software upgrades, they are not to be opened manually

How to Truncate SQL Transaction Logs

Transaction logs in SQL Server 2012 tend to grow over time, which can sometimes fill all your available disk space. To avoid this, SQL Server has Truncate transaction log operation (free up space in the logical log for reuse of the transaction log). Note. The transaction log files are