Windows UAC (User Account Control) provides many options in Windows 7 that has made user administration more easy. However, for people who still use pre-Vista Windows OS, or would like to simply have more control over user accounts, require certain software that may give them more advanced options. Recently, we came across one such software called the Accounts Tuner. It is a free app that allows easy management of user Continue Reading →
One of the most significant cloud based features of Windows 8 is the Microsoft SkyDrive integration, which enables users to instantly backup their pictures, documents and public folders to their Microsoft SkyDrive account. However, when you click on this app for the first time an error may pop-up asking you to switch to a Microsoft account to proceed further. This may not be required if you already have a Microsoft Continue Reading →
In every Windows operating system version the default Administrator account is locked out. This makes the newly created user as the administrator, at least until the default account is unlocked. This account can be manually unlocked to perform some administrative functions that your secondary local user may not be able to perform. Although the user created during the installation process might appear to have administrative privileges, it still does not Continue Reading →
Previously I provided you with a guide about “How To Create Windows Server 2008 Domain & Things To Consider”. In this post I will explain the procedure involved in creating Domain users from Active Directory in Windows Server 2008. It is worth mentioning here that the same method more or less applies in many pre-Windows Servers 2008 operating systems, for creating Domain users, (e.g. Windows Server 2003).
Creating users in Windows 8 from the Metro user interface is a bit different from previous Windows operating systems. This is not only because of the location of user creation options and its procedure, but also because one can create both a local or Windows Live user to log into Windows 8. In this post I will provide you with a complete walk through regarding the creation of user accounts Continue Reading →
Microsoft often releases helpful software for Windows users to make numerous operating system tasks easier for them. Windows Server Solutions Find My Server Wizard is a free software from Microsoft which is designed to locate Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 on a network. Find My Server Wizard easily connects client operating system with Windows servers by redirecting the user to Continue Reading →
Although the Dashboard can be used to connect to Windows Home Server 2011. However, to access complete server resources and shared computers, the Remote Web Access feature can be used. There are many ways to remotely access computers on a network. Nonetheless, This method of access uses the cloud (internet) to access the shared computers and home server.
There is a minimum limit of accounts which can be used for Windows Home Server 2011. Therefore, it is only natural that one should delete the unnecessary user accounts. In this post I will tell you how to delete, user accounts in Windows Home Server 2011.
In a client-server environment users are bound to forget their passwords or end up having expired accounts. A password reset in such a case resolves the problem. In this post I will tell you how to change user password in Windows Home Server 2011 (Vail).
User Password Policy is always an important feature in servers. Password policies also hold great importance for network security, however, not everyone requires Microsoft’s default complicated password policy and it can be a bit difficult for beginners to understand the method involved in changing it. In this post I will tell you how to change the Password Policy of user accounts in Windows Home Server 2011 (Vail). This will allow Continue Reading →