Help Desk Geek – Page 150 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

Fix “Logon Failure: The Target Account Name is Incorrect” Error

by File in: Networking

When trying to logon to the domain from a client PC, I recently got the following error message in Windows: Logon Failure: The target account name is incorrect. What was […]

IE Print Preview Blank or Not Printing in Windows 7 and Vista

by File in: Windows 7

I recently ran across a client that was not able to print properly from Internet Explorer 7 or 8 on a Windows 7 machine. When trying to print from IE, […]

Windows 7/8/10 File Search Indexing Options

by File in: Windows 7

The built-in search feature in Windows 7/8/10 is significantly better than the horrible search options in Windows Vista and XP. Instead of installing a third-party program to search for files […]

How to Check if Windows 7 is Genuine?

by File in: Windows 7

So you have a computer with Windows 7 installed, but you’re not sure if you are running a genuine version of the OS? You may have this issue if you […]

Fix “Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD…analog copy protection” in Windows

by File in: Windows 7

If you have a Windows 7 computer and you try to play a DVD, you might get the following error message: Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because it […]

Fix wmpnetwk.exe High CPU Usage in Windows

by File in: How-To

If you’re running Windows and have an Xbox, you might have considered using Windows Media Player to stream your pictures, videos, and music to your TV. It’s a pretty sweet […]

Windows 7/8/10 – How to Delete Files Protected by TrustedInstaller

by File in: Windows 7

Did you know that a lot of files in Windows are not owned by you, even if you are the Administrator? They are instead owned by an entity called the […]

Fix “Windows is unable to install to the selected location” in Windows 7 or Vista

by File in: Windows 7

So while playing around with Windows 7 and installing it on various computers, I ran across an interesting error message that you might also see: Windows is unable to install […]

Windows 7 Will Not Sleep or Not Sleeping

by File in: Windows 7

So playing around with Windows 7 has been fun, but there are a few quirks. For example, on one of my laptops, Windows 7 does not go to Sleep mode. […]

Windows Features On or Off Dialog is Empty in Windows 7 or Vista

by File in: Windows 7

If you’ve recently upgraded to Windows 7 or did a clean install of Windows 7, the first thing you’ll want to do is run Windows Update to download the latest […]