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microsoft-windows-8.1

How to Monitor the File History on Windows 8 and Windows 10

Warning/Error message in Event Viewer Error – Unable to finish a backup cycle for configuration C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\FileHistory\Configuration\Config Warning – File was not backed up due to an error: C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\[email protected] will attempt to back up the file at a later time. Warning – Unusual condition was encountered during scanning user libraries for changes and performing backup…

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How to handle failed disk or S.M.A.R.T failed warning on MAC running on Windows 8.1 Bootcamp

This particular machine is using Windows 8.1 as primary OS on the MAC instead of OSX. While running on Windows, the warning message after login to…

How to Troubleshoot for very large Windows.edb file on Microsoft Windows 8.1

Challenges This machine is a Apple MacBook running bootcamp for Windows 8.1 and it’s been running for almost 1+ year and now we are facing the increasing Windows.edb file (50GB+) and we have to do temporarily solution by deleting this file and redo the indexing again. Eventually it came up…

How to Troubleshoot for “SplashTop for Business” Bandwidth Usage Issue

Challenge One of the remote site has an excessive internet usage issue. It’s starting just few months ago. The current internet plan has no real time monitoring capability. Solution Due to it’s only few machines at remote sites, we install SoftPerfect Networx application on each machine. Accidentally while we are connecting…

How to Troubleshoot for LAN and Wi-Fi Behavior on Toshiba Kira laptop and Dynadock docking station?

Challenge We found that while connecting to docking station, the connection still appearing as Wi-Fi instead of LAN for unknown reason. It looks like the LAN is still considered low matric then Wi-Fi. Please note that Kira laptop doesn’t have a dedicated LAN port. Solution Play around with metric value…

How to run Windows 8.1 on Apple MacBook Pro using Bootcamp?

The Challenge We have users that coming from Windows background and would like to take on Windows 8.1 into Apple MacBook Pro machines as primary use and no apple MAC OSX being used at all. We looked options in regards to the challenge ie BootCamp VS virtualisation and we decided to…