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Fixing Windows 10 Automatic Repair Loop

By default, in case a stop error occurs during system boot on Windows (blue screen of death, BSOD), an automatic restart is performed. To diagnose the problem, in this case, the administrator must analyze the dump file, which is not very convenient. It is much easier to see the

How to Extract Group Members from Active Directory and Export It to CSV file

In this article we’ll take a look at few examples of using PowerShell to extract group members from Active Directory different groups. This article should teach you how to build a list of accounts in a specific Active Directory group and export it to a CSV file, which is

The RPC server is unavailable 0x800706BA

Most likely, a lot of you already faced with an error The RPC server is unavailable. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706BA), when you tried to connect to a remote computer or server through a specific MMC management snap-in, WMI, PowerShell, WinRM or another remote control tool. The easiest way to

Active Directory Migration to Windows Server 2016

In this article we’ll take a closer look on how to migrate Active Directory domain from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Windows Server 2016. Suppose you have an Active Directory domain named contoso.com and one domain controller dc.contoso.com. You want to install a new DC dc01.contoso.com with Windows Server

Using PsExec to Run Commands Remotely

The PsExec is an easy Windows utility to replace the telnet tool. It allows you to run programs and processes on remote systems, using all the features of the interactive interface of console applications, without having to manually install the client software. The main advantage of PsExec is the

Windows Could Not Automatically Detect This Network’s Proxy Settings

You can face an error Windows could not automatically detect this network’s proxy settings when running Network troubleshooter tool if you have problems with Internet connection. For example, your connection (Wi-Fi or Ethernet) is lost, and a yellow exclamation mark appears next to the network connection icon. There are

AD Replication Error 1722 The RPC server is unavailable

In this article we’ll take a look at the basic ways to fix Error 1722: The RPC server is unavailable when performing replication between Active Directory domain controllers. You can face an error 1722 The RPC server is unavailable both in the domain controller logs and when you try

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