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): https://support.microsoft.com/help/4516070 Windows 10 version 1607 — KB4516044 (OS Build 14393.3204): https://support.microsoft.com/help/4516044 Windows 10 version 1703 — KB4516068 (OS Build 15063.2045): https://support.microsoft.com/help/4516068 Windows 10 version 1709 — KB4516066 (OS Build 16299.1387): https://support.microsoft.com/help/4516066 Windows 10 version 1803 — KB4516058[…]

7zip To A Different Location in Windows

7zip To A Different Location in Windows

7zip To A Different Location in Windows. I came across this when I had to upload a folder to an FTP, that was over 126GB in size with 197,000 items inside it. Unfortunately, the drive where the folder was located only had 20GB free. It was also a physical machine rather than an VM so[…]

Windows RDP Error

Windows – Remote Desktop Error ‘An authentication error has occurred. The Local Security Authority cannot be contacted’

I came across this error whilst attempting to create a remote desktop connection to a Windows 2016 Server. (Though connecting to Windows 8/10 will be the same). I had only just set this server up and enabled RDP so I was a little stumped as I’ve never come across it. To resolve; Press Windows Key+R[…]