Help Desk Geek – Page 124 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

How to Control a Windows PC using Remote Desktop for Mac

by File in: Networking

If you like to use your Mac computer as your main machine, but still need Windows for occasional tasks, then it might be useful to setup remote desktop so that […]

10 Tools to Recover a Lost or Forgotten Outlook PST Password

by File in: Office Tips

Looking for a way to recover a password for an Outlook PST file? I recently tried to load up an old PST file that I used at my previous company […]

Does MAC Address Filtering Really Protect Your WiFi?

by File in: Networking

MAC address filtering is one of those controversial features that some people swear by, whereas others say it’s a complete waste of time and resources. So which is it? In […]

How to Create and Use a Password Reset Disk in Windows 10

by File in: How-To

If you’re using a local account to log into Windows 10, it’s probably a good idea to create a password reset disk in case you ever forget your current password. […]

Fix File System Errors in Windows 7/8/10 with Check Disk Utility (CHKDSK)

by File in: How-To

Check Disk (chkdsk) is a tool used to verify file system integrity and is also used to locate bad sectors on hard drives. It also helps in recovering corrupted data […]

What is Msmpeng.exe and Should You Remove It?

by File in: Windows 10

Has your CPU been at 100% utilization lately? If you went to the Task Manager in Windows and looked at your processes tab, you may have noticed a process called […]

99 Ways to Make Your Computer Blazingly Fast

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Over the last several years working in IT for various companies as a Systems Administrator,  a Network Administrator, and a Help Desk professional, I’ve written and learned about many ways […]

5 Tools to Convert BIN Files to ISO Images

by File in: Reviews, Tools Review

Recently, I downloaded some IT software on my Windows PC and the files were all .BIN and .CUE files. In order to work with them, I needed to convert the […]

4 Great Tools to Create Windows Installer Packages

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I’ve written a fair amount of code in my IT career and released a good number of Windows programs also, so a good tool to create Windows installer packages was […]

How to Connect to a Remote Registry in Windows 7 and 10

by File in: Networking

If you’re in a small business environment, it can become really annoying if you have to walk out to each computer that you need to fix. Instead, if you can […]