Windows 7 Post Installation Must Do’s

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 app not in taskbar; computer on the domain

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

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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Windows 7: Cannot pin shortcut to taskbar

Problem: When in a program, I will right click on the icon in the task bar and select “Pin this program to taskbar” and nothing happens.  I’ve tried dragging the shortcut to the taskbar as well and nothing happened.   It feels as if there is a security setting stopping me from doing this.  I am […]
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A temporary profile is loaded when logging onto Vista or Windows 7 workstation

Problem: When logging into windows Vista or Windows 7, I get the following error: Your user profile was not loaded correctly! You have been logged on with a temporary profile. Changes you make to this profile will be lost when you log off. Please see the event log for details or contact your administrator. No matter […]
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