Windows update Reboot Loop

If your computer is continuously asking to reboot to install updates on your computer. The reason for this maybe down to a registry key stuck on the machine. When you update your machine this Key is added to the registry and then deleted when you reboot. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\RebootRequired To remove this go to the Windows […]

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Limiting SQL Server memory usage

Use the two server memory options, min server memory and max server memory, to reconfigure the amount of memory (in megabytes) in the buffer pool used by an instance of SQL Server. By default, SQL Server can change its memory requirements dynamically based on available system resources. When configured with a min server memory setting, […]

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What is a Hub

A Hub is a common connection point for devices in a network. Hubs are commonly used to connect segments of a LAN (Local Area Network). A hub contains multiple ports. When a packet arrives at one port, it is copied to the other ports so that all segments of the LAN can see all packets. […]

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How to Upgrade to Windows 10

Microsoft is making Windows 10 available as free upgrade for qualified Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1 devices. It will be available starting July 29, 2015; people can reserve their free upgrade today. You only have until July 29, 2016 to take advantage of this offer. Once you upgrade, you have Windows 10 […]

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Moving the Pagefile to another drive.

running out of drive space on your root drive?  Check to see if your Pagefile.sys is eating up all space!  First grab this handy utility :Tree Size which will tell you what is taking up space and where on your hard drives.  In many cases the Pagefile.sys (a file windows write memory to) will be […]

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How to Resize Online Virtual Machine Hard Disks in Hyper-V

Starting with Windows Server 2012 R2, it is possible to re-size a Virtual Hard Disk for a running Virtual Machine on Hyper-V! It was not possible to do so before for an online Virtual Machine running on Windows Server 2012 and earlier Hyper-V versions. Let’s have a look at some of the benefits this feature offers and […]

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What is an IP Address?

No doubt you’ve heard the term “IP address.” Unless you’re a techie, though, you may not have more than a shadowy notion of what an IP address actually is or how it works. Let’s explore the concept. An IP address is a fascinating product of modern computer technology designed to allow one computer (or other […]

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