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  • 8 Tips For Remembering Passwords
    Remembering Passwords is a Pain Managing passwords has become such a pain it’s almost like having a second full-time job.  Once you are finally comfortable with your work computer password, you’re forced to change it.  You submit password change requests so you can log onto Amazon.com and immediately forget the new password.  Worse, the password […]
  • How to Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows 7 & Windows 10
    Have you ever been looking for a file or folder on your Windows computer and, for the life of you, you just can’t find it? This is a common occurrence, because Windows hides many critical files and folders by default. Microsoft takes these steps to protect users from themselves, preventing the uninitiated and uninformed from […]
  • How to Separate First and Last Names in Excel and Apple Numbers
    I Need First and Last Names in Different Cells! Often times, you may find yourself with a list of full names in a Numbers Or Excel spreadsheet (ex: “Jane Doe”). If you want to sort this list alphabetically, you’ll need to separate the names into first and last name columns. Unfortunately, there is no first […]
  • How to Create Local User Accounts in Windows 10
    The vast majority of Windows users never make secondary accounts on their PCs and use their primary administrative account for everything.
  • How to Disable Windows 10 Facial Recognition and Biometric Login
    Disabling Windows 10 Facial Recognition and Biometric Login
  • How To Remove McAfee ePolicy
    The purpose of this standard operating procedure is to document the correct and approved method for uninstalling McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Agent and software from Windows computers.
  • Scheduling a Reboot With Powershell
    Scheduling a Reboot With Powershell Purpose: The purpose of this standard operating procedure is to document the correct and approved method for scheduling a reboot with PowerShell on Windows 8/8.1/10 and Windows Sever 2012, 2012 r2. Navigate to Start Menu > Programs > Administrative Tools Next, Click on Task Scheduler In the Task Scheduler window, […]
  • Stuck Checking for Updates on Windows 7
    When Will These Updates Finally Install? Purpose:  The purpose of this standard operating procedure is to document the correct and approved method for fixing Windows Update on Windows 7 64Bit Service Pack 1. Symptom: Windows 7 64Bit Service Pack 1 gets stuck and/or takes an exceedingly long time checking for Windows Updates. Windows Update can […]
  • How to Set Windows Passwords to Never Expire
    Command Line syntax to set a user account password to never expire.