Stop Microsoft Teams from starting automatically in Windows 10

Stop Microsoft Teams from starting automatically in Windows 10 Windows 10 has a built-in Startup program manager in the Task Manager. It controls what programs are allowed to be launched automatically when a computer starts. But for Microsoft Teams, there is an entry in the Registry Editor created by the developers to control when it[…]

DCPromo Demotion Fails “Access is denied”

The Headache! DCPromo Demotion Fails “Access is denied”. While trying to demote an existing Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller. I ran into a massive headache!! After running “dcpromo” and following the first few steps of the demotion it seems to start and run just fine. But then, within a few seconds I was then[…]

Cumulative Updates: September 10th, 2019

Hey all – change lists for the latest cumulative updates are now available: Windows 10 version 1507 — KB4516070 (OS Build 10240.18333): Windows 10 version 1607 — KB4516044 (OS Build 14393.3204): Windows 10 version 1703 — KB4516068 (OS Build 15063.2045): Windows 10 version 1709 — KB4516066 (OS Build 16299.1387): Windows 10 version 1803 — KB4516058[…]

Veeam: ‘Failed to open disk for read’

Problem EVERY VMware Job in Veeam failed with the following error, (for every Guest VM); Processing SERVER-NAME Error: Failed to open VDDK disk [[DATASTORE-NAME] SERVER-NAME/SERVER-NAME.vmdk] ( is read-only mode – [true] ) Logon attempt with parameters [VC/ESX: [ESXi-SERVER-NAME.DOMAIN-NAME.COM];Port: 443;Login: [[email protected]];VMX Spec: [moref=vm-231];Snapshot mor: [snapshot-288575];Transports: [san];Read Only: [true]] failed because of the following errors: @Failed to open disk for read.[…]

Updated (2019) Setup CloudFlare with NameCheap cPanel Hosting

Updated (2019) Setup CloudFlare with NameCheap cPanel Hosting. Following on from a previous post of mine (Setup CloudFlare with NameCheap cPanel Hosting). It looks as though Namecheap have updated their process for adding external domains that aren’t using the NameCheap DNS/Nameservers. You’ll now be able to add your domain much easier. Add your domain to[…]