Help Desk Geek – Page 157 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

Use Small Icons on the Windows 7/8/10 Taskbar and Desktop

by File in: How-To

With a default installation of Windows 7/8/10, you may have noticed a couple of things immediately, such as the large desktop icons and the large taskbar! I’m personally not a […]

Troubleshoot AppCrash iexplore.exe in Windows 7

by File in: Windows 7

The Windows 7 AppCrash iexplore.exe error is a serious pain in the neck. It is an error message that randomly occurs at different times that forces you to restart Windows […]

Ultimate Troubleshooting Guide for Windows 7/8/10 HomeGroup Connection Issues

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Previously, I wrote an article on how to setup and configure a Windows HomeGroup. It’s a fairly straight-forward process and most people will not have issues getting it to work. […]

Turn Off Taskbar Thumbnail Previews in Windows 7/8/10

by File in: How-To

In a previous post, I wrote about why Windows may not be showing taskbar thumbnail previews by default, but instead show just a text list. However, if you do have […]

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

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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 […]