How to log in to Windows 8.1 without using Microsoft online account

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How to log in to Windows 8.1 without using Microsoft online account. Recently I’ve found some trick Microsoft did to force users using Microsoft online accounts things. Anyway we have an ability to do not use online Microsoft account on Continue reading

How to do bare metal recovery of Windows 8/2012 from backup using Windows Recovery Environment

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Hello everyone! Sometimes ago I decided to check backup/restore functions of my system and found out some pitfalls I want to share with everyone. So here is simple step by step instruction how to do bare metal recovery of your Continue reading

Most useful Microsoft Management Console Snap-in Control Files (.msc files)

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Hello, below you’ll find most useful Microsoft Management Console Snap-in Control Files that would be timesaving solution in your daily administration work. Also table with .msc files available in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012

Managing scheduled tasks in Windows

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Below you’ll find simple trick how to copy, backup and multiply your scheduled tasks on Windows OS. All created tasks located under %windir%\System32\Tasks folder and appropriate subfolders with structure similar to Task Scheduler Library. Simply copying Task folder with all Continue reading

Fast access to various Windows OS settings or what is .cpl files

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Using .cpl files we able to access quickly to different Windows OS system settings and other applications. Usually we log in to the server when something went wrong and troubleshooting or configuration needed and .cpl files here is saving time Continue reading

How to reset local administrator password on Windows with installation media

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Sometimes we need to know how to reset local administrator password on Windows OS. This is an old simple trick that doesn’t need any cracks or third-party utilities installed and works both on Windows 5.x family as well as on Continue reading