Tag: Microsoft Windows

Hey! My User profile is missing from my Windows 10 Login Screen!! :(

  I had a unique issue today that I had not seen before.  A user had contacted our team stating they were logging in and being told they were on a temporary profile.  No problem I thought. Seen it before, local profile so just jump the admin login and into the registry and look for…


Removing Items from Add/Remove Programs, But they still Show in the list! – Windows XP

Have you removed or uninstalled a program and still have it show up in Add/Remove Programs? Let’s get those out of there. Click on Start, then click on Run and type regedit and hit enter. Other Windows version have a search box that you can type regedit into instead of having to click on Run. Look…


How to re-enable laptop disabled MIC Windows 8.1

I had reason to disable the built-in MIC on my Windows 8.1 Dell Latitude E5550 laptop.  I did the usual thing and went to the control panel and selected SOUND clicked the recording tab, found the MIC and chose properties and select to disable this device (Do not use). Voila the MIC disappeared. This was…


Internet Explorer 6 for Windows 98

Fresh load of Windows 98?  Internet Explorer 5.0 installed by default?  Want the last version of IE but there is no longer a Microsoft Windows Update site for Windows 9x? Microsoft has discontinued support for Windows 98, in case you did not know that. The version of Internet Explorer that ships with Windows 98SE is…


!!Help!! My internet is broken!

It happens. You have installed something either on purpose or unknowingly or you have malware infections and proceed to clean it up. Once done you cannot access the internet, in which case you are not reading this from the problem pc. This is often the result of a damaged LSP. OOOOooooo what is that? It…


Enable hidden Administrator account in Windows 7

Microsoft disabled the Administrator account in Windows 7 by default for security reasons. It is nice to have this enabled as a backup if your main user profile becomes corrupted or infected. Here is ow to turn on the hidden Administrator account. There are a few ways to enable this account but the fastest seems…


Disable UAC (User Access Controls) in Windows Vista

  Those annoying “are you sure you want to do this?” popup windows on Windows Vista can be disabled. However, not as easily as other version of Windows. Here is how to turn off the UAC popup warning box. Access the Control Panel and type USER ACCOUNT into the search box. There will be a…