Miscellaneous Archive

Deploy MS Office 2016/2019/365 Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

Today we will show you how to deploy Microsoft Office 2016/2019 and 365 on clients’ computers using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013. We assume that you are already read our previous article, which describes how to install MDT 2013 and the Windows Deployment Services role on Windows Server 2012 R2

Fn Key not Working Properly on Windows 10 Laptop

Most laptops have a separate Fn key, which usually performs a specific to particular laptop actions (including Wi-Fi on/off, change the screen brightness etc) in combination with the keys in the top row of keyboard (F1 – F12). A common laptop owners problem (especially after updating the system or

Store BitLocker Recovery Keys using Active Directory

In a domain network, you can store the BitLocker recovery keys for encrypted drives in the Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). This is one of the coolest features of the BitLocker Drive Encryption technology for corporate users. BitLocker recovery key is a 48 and/or 256-bit sequence, which is

What to Do if Outlook Cannot Connect to Gmail Account?

In case when your Outlook client 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

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

How to Deploy Printers to Users or Computers via Group Policy?

One of the most important features of Group Policies in Active Directory domain environment is the possibility to automatically connect a shared network printers on a group of computers or users with just a few clicks. Thus, when a user login to the Windows, an assigned network printer will

Config Remote Desktop Easy Print on Windows Server 2016/2012 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. Remote Desktop Easy Print avoids the installation of drivers for the redirected printers on a terminal (RDS) server and allows to easily map a

Restore Windows 10 Registry from Backup using Command Prompt

When Windows 10 have some problems with registry files/settings (in case of corruption, accidental deletion etc.), the system offers a simple way to restore the registry settings from the automatically created backup. In this guide we will show you how to restore Windows 10 registry from a backup or

Using Ntdsutil Tool to Manage Active Directory

The NTDSutil.exe utility is one of the key tools to manage Active Directory and its database (ntds.dit file). The NTDSutil utility can be used by AD administrators in various scenarios. Most often the utility is used to: Transfer (seizing) FSMO roles in the AD domain between domain controllers; Authoritative

How to Setup Gmail in Outlook 2016?

In this article, we are going to show you how to set up Microsoft Outlook 2016 with Gmail. After MS Office Outlook installation you will see a welcome screen, so you need to add your email account there. So let’s start and run Outlook! Prepare Your Gmail Account to