Help Desk Geek – Page 170 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

How to Fix MBR in Windows XP and Vista

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What is the MBR? MBR stands for Master Boot Record and it’s the first sector of your hard drive that basically tells the BIOS where to look for the operating […]

Fix “Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network”

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I recently bought a new Linksys wireless router and after setting it up with basic WEP security, I tried to logon from my laptop and was successful! Not very exciting, […]

Recover BIOS/CMOS Password using CMOSPwd

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As an IT administrator for the last several years, there are some occasions where I go a little overboard with security and do things to lock myself out of a […]

How to Fix Microsoft Office Error 25090

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Working in a corporate environment as an IT support technician always means you’ll end up dealing with weird problems that would never occur on a normal consumer PC. Why? Well, […]

Uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection Without a Password

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If you work in a corporate environment, you and your computer may be the unsuspecting victim of a terrible piece of software from Symantec called Endpoint Protection. It’s a giant […]

How to Reset Local Security Policy Settings to Default in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP

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Have you ever gotten a computer second-hand? Maybe from a company that was shutting down or from someone who no longer needed theirs? Ideally, you would want to simply reformat […]

Connect to Network Printer in Windows XP

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If you are in a corporate environment, you probably can only print to networked printers, unless you are one of the lucky few to have a personal desktop printer. For […]

How to View the Size of User Mailboxes in Exchange 2007

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If you’ve recently upgraded to Exchange 2007, you may have noticed that two really useful columns in Exchange 2003, Size and Total Items, are missing! Personally, I found this very […]

How to Fix “Resource file C_PsdRsDll not found!” Error

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As an IT support specialist, I love dealing with obscure Windows errors that sound absolutely ridiculous and make little to no sense. The great thing is most of the time […]

How to Fix “The Windows Installer service could not be accessed” Error

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Recently, a friend of mine tried to install a program on his Windows machine and the computer gave the blue screen of death error. After he restarted his computer, he […]