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Why can I not access administrative shares from Windows 7 or Windows 8 ?

Someone asked me about this recently. They had a Windows 8 laptop and a Windows 7 desktop and no matter what they tried, they were unable to access the C$ on either the laptop or the desktop. They were 100% sure they were using the correct credentials but for whatever ¬†reason, Windows would not accept […]

How to configure Windows Defender to get definition updates in Windows 8 without using Windows Update?

In Windows 8, the automatic definition update work only IF you TURN ON the Windows Update and configure it to install update AUTOMATICALLY! If you need to turn off the windows automatic update but still¬†want Windows Defender to update its definition, it would be trouble. According to some references from the internet, you can use […]

How can I reset my Windows 8 Administrator Password without using a 3rd party utility?

If you have forgotten your administrator password or any local account password on your machine, follow these quick steps to regain access to your machine. This process also works for Vista and Windows 7. The only thing required is a CD/DVD/USB of your Windows Vista/7/8 ISO. Start your computer with the above USB/DVD attached and […]