Category: Windows 10

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

Martin 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 ­čÖé 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 press “Shift-F10” and you get a command prompt: Find the drive where the Windows folder resides, it’s not drive C… Windows 7-10 and Server 2008-2016: Forgot Windows password

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Windows 10: Admin$ Share not enabled in WorkGroup

Martin 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┬áregistry 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 like Cryptolocker ­čÖé  

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Windows 10 – The Handle is invalid

Martin 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 restart. Windows wrote “Please wait…” and suddenly it prepared updates, after that, it restarted, and then all worked again. Guess… Windows 10 – The Handle is invalid

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