Windows 10 does NOT shutdown or Hibernates after upgrade from Windows 7

Scenario: You have upgraded your Windows 7 system to Windows 10 and since the upgrade you notice that your system does not actually shutdown or hibernate. However, the system Restart and Sleep functions works just fine. Checking in the eventlogs, you notice below messages: Log Name:      SystemSource:        volmgrDate:          5/25/2016 4:54:46 PMEvent ID:      45Task Category: NoneLevel:         […]

Uninstalling HP ProtectTools Security Manager and DigitalPersona Pro

Scenario: You are upgrading your HP ProBook laptop running Windows 7 to Windows 10 to avail the Free Windows 10 upgrade feature. During the Windows 10, install you’ll be prompted to uninstall both “HP ProtectTools Security Manager” and “DigitalPersona Pro” software as they found to be incompatible with Windows 10.  However, when you attempt to […]

Upgrading OEM Licensed Domain Joined Windows 7 System to Windows 10

Scenario: You want to Freely upgrade your existing Windows system to the latest Windows 10 version. Your systems specifications are: Running Windows 7 SP1 x64 bit OS Windows 7 is OEM licensed. That is, you got your Windows 7 pre-installed and licensed/activate by the laptop manufacture vendor itself.  You don’t have the Windows 7 activation […]

Fix: Windows 10 Store Error: Something went wrong. The error code is 0x80073D0A, in case you need it.

Scenario: On Windows 10 desktop, when you launch the store and attempt to download and install/update any applications, the installation fails with error message Something went wrong.  The error code is 0x80073D0A, in case you need it. Below is a error message screenshot:   Solution: Most of the Windows 10 Store application download/install errors are […]

Resolving Windows Updates Download and Install Errors on Windows 10

Scenario: Windows Updates stuck at downloading Windows Updates Windows Updates reports Error for “Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB2837655) RT” Event Viewer reports below error in the logs: Log Name:      ApplicationSource:        Windows Error ReportingDate:          4/11/2016 1:04:28 AMEvent ID:      1001Task Category: NoneLevel:         InformationKeywords:      ClassicUser:          N/AComputer:      HomePC1Description:Fault bucket 125972652706, type 5Event Name: WindowsUpdateFailure3Response: Not availableCab Id: 0 […]

Configuring On-Premise Linux Postfix SMTP Relay Server to Communicate with Office 365 SMTP Relay for email delivery

Scenario:   You have various automation and reporting solutions setup that use an On-Premise Linux Postfix SMTP Servers and relays all the automated email through your On-Premise Exchange server.  You are migrating your Microsoft Exchange from On-Premise Exchange server to Office 365.  You are now required to configure all your On-Premise Linux Postfix SMTP Servers […]

Unable to detach SQL database: "The database is in single-user mode, and a user is currently connected to it."

Scenario:   When you attempt to Detach a SQL database, you may possibly end up encountering an error message as below: C:\>SQLCMD.EXE -U sa -P P@ssword -S TESTDBSRV01\APPDB01 -i “C:\Detach-APP-DB.sql”Msg 5064, Level 16, State 1, Server TESTDBSRV01\APPDB01, Line 1Changes to the state or options of database ‘APPDB01’ cannot be made at this time. The database […]