‘Turn off the display’ keeps resetting itself to 20 minutes in Windows 7

This is an interesting issue of Windows 7. Some customers reported that in the Power Options they have chosen ‘Never’ for ‘Turn off the display’. However it keeps resetting itself to 20 minutes. After further investigation, it was proved to be a compatibilty issue of HD Tunes Pro. That software is for hard drives testing and…


Error Code 0x80070424 with Windows Firewall and "Base Filtering Engine Service" Not available in services database list.

Recently, many customers reported the Windows Firewall issue. This seemed to be caused by a wide spread malicious application. Symptom: The error message “Windows Firewall can’t change some of your settings. Error code 0x80070424” will pop up when you try to change the Windows Firewall settings. In the meantime, when you restart the system, it…


[Step by Step] How to adjust the resolution of virtual machine in Windows XP Mode?

1. Shut down the virtual machine in Windows Virtual PC, so to exit the Windows XP Mode. 2. Open a command prompt window with elevated privilege. 3. Run the following command  cd /d “%localappdata%MicrosoftWindows Virtual PCVirtual Machines” REM make a copy of the configuration files copy “Windows XP Mode.vmc” “Windows XP Mode.vmc.backup”notepad “Windows XP Mode.vmc” 4….


An internal error occurred when you are migrating mail boxes from on-primise Exchange server to Plan E3.

Symptom: When you are migrating mail boxes from your Exchange server to Plan E3. You’ve implemented federation (AD FS) in your on-premises organization. Your are doing a staged Exchange Migration (using a CSV file). In the CSV file, you’re using TRUE for the value of the ForceChangePassword attribute. You might get the following error: A Windows Live error…