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Import Users Into Active Directory From CSV

If you need to create many new user accounts in a domain at once, it is extremely inefficient to create them all manually from the graphical console Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC). In this article, we will take a look at a simple PowerShell script that allows you

Print Job Stuck in Queue on Windows Server 2016/2012R2/2008R2

Print servers running Windows Server can have a large number of network printers connected. With a large number of devices, the Windows print queue may freeze so that removing the print job from the queue or “soft” cleaning the entire print queue from the “Print Management > Printers >

How to Enable Active Directory Recycle Bin?

The Active Directory Recycle Bin allows a domain administrator to recover any deleted Active Directory object (user, computer, AD security group, etc.). The Active Directory Recycle Bin was first introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2. In this version, you could only manage the Recycle Bin and restore AD objects

Fix: Active Directory Domain Controller Could Not Be Contacted

In this article, we’ll take a look at 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

Hyper-V: Nested Virtualization on Windows Server 2016

Nested virtualization allows you to run Hyper-V inside a virtual machine and create several more virtual machines in this nested Hyper-V server. Most often, nested virtualization is used in test environments. Microsoft Hyper-V supports nested virtualization starting from Windows Server 2016. If you try to install the Hyper-V role

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

Destination Path Too Long Fix (when Moving/Copying a File)

If you are receiving an error Destination Path Too Long when trying to copy or move a file to a folder, try the quick trick below. The reason you are receiving the error is that File Explorer failed to copy/delete/rename any path-name longer than 256 characters.  The instructions below

How to Renew SSL Certificate on Exchange Server?

When you install Microsoft Exchange 2016/2013, an SSL certificate is automatically generated to protect connections between clients and the server. Usually, the first SSL certificate is issued exactly for one year. When this certificate expires, users see a message with the following warning when starting Outlook: The security certificate

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 Solve the Windows Update Error 80072ee2?

In this article, we will guide you through the most complete guide for solving the Windows update error 80072ee2. Windows errors are notoriously difficult to solve, especially errors related to Windows updates because they all returning a general message without further information. Error 80072ee2 is common in all versions