2 Ways to Configure Windows Firewall to Allow SQL Server Access

May 2nd, 2016 by Admin No comments »

By default, Windows Firewall doesn’t allow inbound / outbound requests for SQL Server. If you try to connect to a SQL Server instance from network, you might get the error saying “The server was not found or was not accessible”. In this tutorial we’ll show you 2 ways to configure Windows Firewall to allow SQL [...]

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How to Reset Start Menu Layout to Default in Windows 10

April 27th, 2016 by Admin No comments »

Start Menu is messed up and how to restore it to default? If your Start Menu has gotten overly cluttered, or want to restore the tiles that you’ve unpinned from Start Menu, here is a simple way to reset the Start Menu layout to default in Windows 10. How to Reset Start Menu Layout to [...]

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Windows 10 Start Menu: Restrict User from Rearranging or Unpinning Tiles

April 26th, 2016 by Admin No comments »

Is there a way to prevent users unpinning tiles (apps/programs) from Start Menu? You need to lock the Start Menu layout in order to restrict users from customizing or altering it. In previous post we’ve covered a registry hack to lock the Start Menu layout. Here we’ll show you another two ways to restrict users [...]

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How To Shrink & Expand Partition in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

April 25th, 2016 by Admin No comments »

Keep getting low disk space on C:\ drive even if you’ve deleted all files you can delete? There is no spare partition for another operating system? In this tutorial we’ll show you how to use the built-in Disk Management to shrink & expand partition in Windows 10, 8 and 7. Part 1: Open Disk Management [...]

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6 Ways to Open Disk Management in Windows 10

April 24th, 2016 by Admin No comments »

Disk Management is the built-in partition tool that allows you to create, delete, format, extend or shrink partitions. In this article we’ll show you 6 simple ways to open Disk Management in Windows 10. Method 1: Open Disk Management from WinX Menu Press the Windows key + X to open the WinX menu, or right-click [...]

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6 Ways to Open Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 10

April 23rd, 2016 by Admin No comments »

Local Group Policy Editor lets you control all kinds of Windows settings via a simple user interface, without playing with the Registry. In this article we’ll show you 6 simple ways to open Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 10. Option 1: Open Local Group Policy Editor from Command Prompt Press the Windows key + [...]

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How to Disable Caps Lock Key in Windows and Mac

April 14th, 2016 by Admin No comments »

“Whenever I type, my baby finger hits the Caps Lock key and all my typing ends up in caps. I want to disable it completely and just use the Shift key for capitals. How do I disable the Caps Loks key in Windows 10? Please help!” Without the Caps Lock key, you can still type [...]

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4 Ways to Find What Version & Build Number of Windows 10 You’re Running

April 13th, 2016 by Admin No comments »

How to determine which edition of Windows 10 is running on your computer? You probably know the version but do you know exactly which build number it is? In this article we’ll show you 4 simple ways to find what version & build number of Windows 10 you’re running. Method 1: Using Windows + R [...]

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