Happy Thanksgiving

Our customers have been the best part of this year. Thank you all! For those celebrating over Zoom you should know that they are lifting the 40 min limit for the holiday.

Windows 7 You don't have permission to shut down this computer

Windows 7 users have been reporting that they are receiving a popup message that reads “You don’t have permission to shut down this computer” every time they attempt to shutdown or reboot their systems. The fix has been confirmed to work by numerous users and goes like this: Press Windows+R to open the Run window. Type gpedit.msc and press Enter. In the […]

Microsoft Revamps Edge Based on Chromium

The new Microsoft Edge is built on the Chromium engine, providing best in class compatibility with extensions and web sites, with great support for the latest rendering capabilities, modern web applications, and powerful developer tools across all supported platforms. For Enterprise customers, the new Microsoft Edge also includes Internet Explorer mode, providing a seamless experience […]

Google Chrome 78 Ah Snap

There is a known issue with Google Chrome 78 that causes the browser to be unusable. You will not be able to access the settings or any webpage. According to google “There is a known incompatibility between Chrome Renderer Integrity and old versions of Symantec® Endpoint Protection® (14.0.3929.1200 and earlier). We recommend updating to the […]

Microsoft Support for Windows 7 is ending

After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7. Now is the time to upgrade to Windows 10 What does end of support mean? If you continue to use Windows 7 after support has ended, your PC will still work, but it may become more vulnerable […]

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How to reset NTFS permissions in Windows 10

NTFS File and folder permissions are really important to Windows. Sometimes these permissions can be altered causing software or even the operating system to work in an undesired way. The ICACLS command is designed to help you clean this mess up. Launch the command prompt as an Administrator and navigate through the tree of folders […]

Cannot Delete Domain Controller – Access is Denied Fix

Recently, we had a Windows Server 2008 domain controller die before it could be demoted using dcpromo. We needed to clean up” the old domain controller to prevent domain controller related issues. I was searching the web all posts talked about deleting the domain controller from Active Directory Users and Computers and/or cleaning up the […]

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update is reportedly wiping user data

Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update earlier this week, but some users are reporting serious issues. Threads on Reddit, Microsoft’s own support site, and other forums show that some Windows 10 users are upgrading to the October 2018 Update and having their documents, photos, or even entire user profiles wiped out. While some have discovered a temporary fix […]

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Microsoft kills forum support for Office 2013, Windows 8.1 and more

Microsoft will no longer officially participate in a variety of product-support forums for some older software and hardware. Geeks.Online will continue to support these products. However, without support from Microsoft we may have less successful results. The support for the below products will be discontinued as of July 2018 Windows 7, 8.1, 8.1 RT Microsoft […]

General Wifi Antenna Switch Locations

A Wi-Fi enabled laptop will not find the SSID (network) of your router if the wireless switch of the laptop is off. This article describes where the wireless switch is located on the laptop or the key combination required to enable it. This article covers most of the major laptop brands and models available on […]