SOLVED: How To Configure Chromium Edge IE Compatibility Mode

If you are trying to get rid of Internet Explorer inside your organization, you likely will want to use the new Microsoft Edge (aka. Chromium Edge and CrEdge).  The problem is that there are some features inside IE that most companies still can’t live without due to incompatibility.  The solution is to set Edge to run Internet Explorer in the background for just those sites.  This is called compatibility mode and it is not near…

SOLVED: VIDEO: Windows Sandbox Complete Explanation, Configuration & Demonstration

We explain what the Windows Sandbox is, how to install it, how to enable CPU virtualization in the BIOS, configuration, scripting and more: The scripted Windows Sandbox configuration file sample: <Configuration> <VGpu>Disable</VGpu> <Networking>Disable</Networking> <MappedFolders> <MappedFolder> <HostFolder>C:\OddBallStuff</HostFolder> <ReadOnly>true</ReadOnly> </MappedFolder> </MappedFolders> <LogonCommand> <Command>explorer.exe</Command> </LogonCommand> </Configuration> For more details on the scripting read THIS article from Microsoft. If you need to know which key to press to access your computers BIOS on before boot up read THIS article

SOLVED: Office Apps Like Teams & Outlook Spinning on on SIGNING IN When Using Okta

If you have an Okta implementation and find that some of your users are unable to login to various Microsoft Office 365 applications like OneDrive, Outlook and Teams the problem may be related to your SSL Certificate. Okta documentation and support make references to expired and misconfigured SSL certs on their IWA server.  See the following for details: Cannot sign into an Office 2016 application on Windows 10 Outlook 2016 spinning “signing in” to O365…

FREE VIDEO: Learn Microsoft Azure In 1 Hour Boot Camp

If you are new to Microsoft Azure and want a crash course, we have what you are looking for.  Azure is a giant product from Microsoft that can be used for storing files, databases, security configurations and virtual machines.  So to get you started we created a free 6 part video with a total run time of 50 minutes that demonstrates all of the steps required to set up a Windows Server 2019 Domain Controller,…

5 Firefox Browser Extensions for Working from Home

The crippling fear of coronavirus pandemic has swept the globe, and as cases surge day by day, companies across the world are asking their employees to work from home. However, while working from home sounds fun in theory, it is not as pleasant as it seems. It is not everyone’s cup of tea to be productive from a couch, or in most cases, from the bed To continue maintaining this balance, you need to take…

SOLVED: VIDEO: How to connect to AzureAD AzureRM & AzureCLI using PowerShell

In this short video we explain and demonstrate how to connect PowerShell to AzureAD AzureRM & AzureCLI: How to Connect to AzureAD? Launch a PowerShell as an administrator Make sure you are running PowerShell 5.0 or newer: $PSVersionTable.PSVersion Install the required module: Install-Module MSOnline Sign into Azure: Connect-MsolService Run your commands: Get-Command -Module MSOnline How to Connect to AzureRM (aka. Azure Resource Manager – ARM)? Launch a PowerShell as an administrator Make sure you are…

SOLVED: VIDEO: PowerShell Command Line to List all available Azure Products in a Specific Data Center

In this video we explain and demonstrate how to connect to Microsoft Azure and list the services that are available at a specific data center. Azure PowerShell Commands: What version of PowerShell do I have? – You need to be at v5 $PSVersionTable.PSVersion Install Azure Command Line – You only need to install this once on each machine you work on Invoke-WebRequest -Uri https://aka.ms/installazurecliwindows -OutFile .\AzureCLI.msi; Start-Process msiexec.exe -Wait -ArgumentList ‘/I AzureCLI.msi /quiet’; rm .\AzureCLI.msi…

How to Temporarily Disable SentinelOne

If you are running SentinalOne (an excellent next generation, behavior based malware detection system) you likely know that there no obvious way to temporarily disable it.  This is unfortunate, as it would be very handy for testing. On the bright side, there are two easy-ish ways to disable SentinalOne on a machine without uninstalling it: A – Disable SentinalOne Using Groups Create a new GROUP with a policy that has everything turned off, then put…

3 Ways Self-Hosted Websites Attract More Clients

Whether a writer or freelancing professional, having a web presence is an essential part of running a business. With all of the options available for doing business on the internet, anything you do to step up your game puts you ahead of the competition. The first decision you should make before you build your website, construct your digital marketing campaign, or anything else is choose the platform that’s going to host it all. Self-Hosted vs.…

SOLVED: How To Record Audio PowerPoint

There are three ways to use PPT to add audio: INSERT tab > click AUDIO add what you want then RIGHT CLICK on the audio > select STYLE and select PLAY IN BACKGROUND.  This will set the audio to play through all slides INSERT > RECORD SCREEN (this will allow you to screen capture whatever is on the screen and the audio with it, including the very PPT you are working on – you can…

4 Advantages of Using a Canadian Web Host (if Your Business is Located in Canada)

Entrepreneurship is alive and well in The Great White North. Small businesses and tech startups are popping up everywhere. If you have a game changing business idea brewing in your head and are finally ready to get started, a great place to begin is by launching your website. As a Canadian business owner there are advantages to hosting your website with a Canadian hosting company that go beyond stimulating the Canadian community. If you bleed…

SOLVED: 4 Ways To Change Your Password in a Remote Desktop Session

If you work remotely like most of us these days, you will likely need to change your password on your office PC.   If you press CNTL ALT DEL while connected to Remote Desktop session, your home computer’s security window will appear (SIGN OUT, LOCK, CHANGE PASSWORD) which does you no good. 4 Ways to Change Your Password In a Remote Desktop 1: CNTL ALT END CNTL ALT DELETE by passes all programs and goes directly…

SOLVED: Google Search Console Reports: Crawl Blocked by Robots.txt

If you notice your web traffic decrease substantially in a short period of time, you should see what Google thinks: surf to Google Search Console (formerly names Google Webmaster Tools) click URL INSPECTION in the INSPECT ANY URL bar type in your root domain (i.e. https://www.URTech.ca ) If you see the following, you have a serious problem: Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt Crawled as Googlebot desktop Crawl allowed? No: blocked by robots.txt Page fetch Failed:…

SOVLED: What are The New Names for Office 365 Products?

On March 30th 2020, Microsoft announced naming changes of Office 365 subscriptions for small and medium businesses. “…The Office suite is core to the Microsoft productivity experience, and that’s not changing. But over the last several years, our cloud productivity offering has grown well beyond what people traditionally think of as “Office.” Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are more important than ever before. But in Microsoft 365 we’re breathing new life into these apps with the…