Windows 7 Post Installation Must Do’s


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I know Windows 10 has been out for quite some time now but my end users still prefer Windows 7.  So with that said, I’m still needing to create images for future use.    So when I have a fresh install, there are two issues I must address before I can move forward with the […]
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Windows 10 Media creation tool; “something happened” error


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Problem:  In a previous post, I attempted to update my computer on the domain to Windows 10 using the App/icon in the systray but was unable to get the icon when on the domain.  Removed the workstation from the domain and the app appeared.  I haven’t received my “notice” that my upgrade is ready so […]
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Surface Pro 2, Windows 10 upgrade


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July 29th is here and at about 11am my time, I received a notice saying that my Windows 10 copy was ready to install.   Not having my power cable with me but a full charge, I decided to chance it and upgrade.   The system rebooted and I came to a screen where it […]
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Windows 10 app not in taskbar; computer on the domain


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Problem:  I have a an IBM ThinkCentre touch screen workstation that has Windows 7 but it’s on the domain and we use WSUS to update our computers.   My workstation is completely updated but I still don’t see the Windows 10 app in my taskbar.   I’ve tried tried checking online for updates and installed […]
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Net User administrator active:yes command not working


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Problem: Setting up a new image for a computer for a client, I attempted to reinstate the administrator user by using the “net user administrator active:yes” command.   Instead of the command completing successfully, I got the following error: “System error 5 has occurred.  Access Denied”   Solution:  Turns out I forgot to enter into […]
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