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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

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

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

Fix: Bluetooth Not Working on Windows 10 Laptop

Many users using Bluetooth to transfer files, connect wireless mouse, keyboard or speakers. However, what to do if unexpectedly Bluetooth stopped working on your Windows 10 laptop? In this article, we’ll take a look at the basic ways to restore the Bluetooth adapter correct functioning when facing Bluetooth is

How to Install and Configure SNMP Service on Windows 10?

Simple Network Management Protocol or SNMP is used for monitoring, event notification, and device management on the corporate networks. The protocol consists of a set of network management standards, including the Application Layer protocol, database schemas, and a set of data objects. SNMP can receive various information (uptime, performance

Managing Office 365 Using Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell

The Office 365 platform includes a PowerShell module that allows you to manage Office 365 organization settings, configure users and licenses from the Command prompt. As with Exchange, there are several things that you can’t simply perform from the GUI in Office 365. To connect to Office 365 from

Fixing DNS Server Not Responding Error on Windows 10

Let’s discuss a quite frequent problem, when user could not access Internet on the Windows computer. The problem is related to the inaccessible DNS server. Suppose you have lost access to the Internet, a yellow triangle appears on the connection icon in the notification pane, and an error appears