This series teaches you how to use Windows Administration tools like a pro.
In this edition of Geek School, we’re going to teach you about the extremely powerful Task Scheduler utility that Windows uses behind the scenes to do all sorts of things.
The biggest problem with Event Viewer is that it can be really confusing – there are a lot of warnings, errors, and informational messages, and without knowing what it all means, you can assume (incorrectly) that your computer is broken or infected when there’s nothing really wrong.
In today’s edition of Geek School, we’re going to talk about how to use Disk Management… but we’re going to go one step further and explain master boot records, partition tables, and dynamic disks.
Over the years we’ve covered a lot of registry hacks, and while most people can handle the step-by-step instructions for how to make a registry change, or double-click a .reg file to insert it into the registry, you will be much better served having a solid knowledge of what the registry is and how it works.
Keeping track of resources on your PC is one of the proud geek traditions that will probably never die – instead, it spread over to smartphones and tablets, with task manager utilities being some of the most popular apps for a long time.
The System Properties panel is one of those things that has been in Windows forever, yet most people don’t understand how it all works. Today’s Geek School lesson explains it.
In today’s Geek School lesson, we’re going to teach you about Windows Services and how to manage them using the built-in utilities.
In today’s Geek School lesson, we’re going to explain how to use the Local Group Policy editor to make changes to your PC that aren’t available any other way.
Windows has many different administration tools, but do you know what even half of them do? In this edition of Geek School, we are going to teach you all about how to use these tools, as well as when to use each one.
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