Category Archives: Windows 10

Windows 7-10 and Server 2008-2016: Forgot Windows password

By | 13/12/2017

If you should forget your local administrator password for your workstation or server, then this little life hack, can assist your further journey 🙂 Insert the installation DVD/ISO to your subjective OS, in this example, Windows Server 2016 The first screen you get is:   Choose your language and press Next:   On this screen… Read More »

Windows 10: Admin$ Share not enabled in WorkGroup

By | 13/04/2016

To get this share working, in ex. when you need another server to install a service on this (in my example it was Veeam proxy installation), you need to add this registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System DWORD 32bit: LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy Set this to: 1 Why I’m running workgroup with Veeam Proxy? Simple! – To protect my backups again ransomeware… Read More »

Windows 10 – The Handle is invalid

By | 18/11/2015

Suddenly today one of my computers wrote, at the login screen: “The handle is invalid” It was not possbile to do anything, other than restarting the computer, but that did not help either. The fix: I started the computer again, and waited for the “handle is invalid” message, hold down the shift key and pressed… Read More »