How to go passwordless with your Microsoft account

How do you log on Passwordless? Microsoft announced that you can now go passwordless with your Microsoft Account. This means that you will literally remove the password from your account and use an application to approve the request to login instead. You didn’t come here to know what passwordless is. Below is the tutorial where … Continue reading How to go passwordless with your Microsoft account

How to remove the News and Interests from the taskbar in Windows 10

New Windows 10 update This week everyone received the new update version 21H2 on their Windows 10 device. The update included some nice new features, including the News & Interest widget on the taskbar. For all new features I would like to refer you to the Microsoft website:What’s new in Windows 10, version 21H1 – … Continue reading How to remove the News and Interests from the taskbar in Windows 10

FIX: Setup incomplete because of a metered connection

Bluetooth & other devices I am talking about a Bluetooth computer mouse, but the tutorial works for all Bluetooth devices on Windows. I have a Bluetooth computer mouse that I use when I am not at my workplace.When I go to customers or other places I often do not want to use the public network … Continue reading FIX: Setup incomplete because of a metered connection

FIX: Win32: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled…

A ‘disabled’ Service cannot be started? Subtle hint… A colleague came to me and said he could not start a Service with the error message: ‘Win32: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it.‘. A ‘disabled’ Service cannot be started!!! We will need … Continue reading FIX: Win32: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled…

FIX: Windows could not start the Network Policy Server Service on Local Computer

This tutorial should work for other services as well. Before we begin, you may have stumbled upon this tutorial while having a problem with another service. The tutorial may also work for another service. Ultimately, it’s about the permissions rather than the service itself. Googling on ‘Windows could not start the Service on Local Computer‘ … Continue reading FIX: Windows could not start the Network Policy Server Service on Local Computer

FIX: Startmenu crashing Windows 10 version 2004

Let’s fix the startmenu crashing in version 2004. This tutorial is about the startmenu crashing in Windows 10 version 2004. I divided the tutorial in two. The first is a brief explanation and the second contains screenshots. Both steps have the same content. For the techies among us. Go to Start Search for Scroll inactive … Continue reading FIX: Startmenu crashing Windows 10 version 2004

FIX: Beats by Dre can’t connect bluetooth to Windows.

IMPORTANT NOTICE! This will also work when your bluetooth sound isn’t working as it should. For me, the sound sounded like it came from the loudspeaker of your phone. I wouldn’t be surprised if it worked for other devices as well. “That didn’t work. Make sure your Bluetooth device is still discoverable, then try again.” … Continue reading FIX: Beats by Dre can’t connect bluetooth to Windows.

FIX: The connection cannot be completed because the remote computer that was reached is not one you specified

Remote Desktop Connection What a nice error message to start the Monday morning with. I was called while I was at a customer by the head office. Colleagues could not log in to the RDS environment. Even though we are a Microsoft Cloud Partner, the RDS environment is located locally at our office. There is … Continue reading FIX: The connection cannot be completed because the remote computer that was reached is not one you specified

FIX: File Explorer not responding

Why is my File Explorer not responding? It can happen that certain things in Windows no longer work because of corrupted files. Your device depends on File Explorer with many things. Not only when you open the File Explorer, but your Start is also dependent, saving files is also in File Explorer and so on. … Continue reading FIX: File Explorer not responding

How to disable Windows 10 feedback notification

Let’s just disable the Windows 10 feedback notification! The tutorial consists of 2 parts. One is for the techies and the other is for the dummies. The parts consist of the same steps and the dummies include screenshots. I also sent the dummies part to my 90-year-old grandmother. If you want to read the story … Continue reading How to disable Windows 10 feedback notification