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An IT Engineer with a love for all things IT including (but not limited to), Microsoft Azure, Automation and Service Management!


  1. How to remove user accounts from Windows 7 registry after being incorrectly removed

    Note: This usually needs to be done when the Windows 7 profile has been manually deleted and not properly removed – as Windows 7 uses a security identifier attached to the user account in the registry and this needs to be cleared as well_ Note: It is also recommend making a backup of the registry before this change – and you may need to restart the PC for the registry entry to be able to...…


  2. Filebot is removing media file extensions

    Although frustrating this fix is a simple one! Navigate to Rename Options Change Extensions: Override to: Extensions: Preserve …


  3. How to mount a VHD in Windows 7

    Mounting a VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) in Windows 7 is extremely useful and this technique can be used to recover files from a Windows system image. Click Start Right click Computer Left click Manage Left click on Disk Management Left click on Action Left click on Attach VHD Navigate to location of the VHD file and click Ok …


  4. How to re enable gadgets in Windows 7

    Click Start Click Control Panel Click Program and Features Click Uninstall a Program This will now launch the installed programs list Click “Turn Windows Features On and Off” on the left hand menu Check Windows Gadget Platform Press Ok Your PC will restart and gadgets will be re-enabled. Note: Although originally enabled in Windows 7 – Microsoft had deactivated the gadgets due to unstable/malicious code that allowed unsavoury individuals remote access to the PC. If...…


  5. How to make iOS 7 easier to read

    Open Settings Select General Select **Accessibility Swipe to Enable Bold Text Select and swipe the Larger Type option to adjust text size. 7 . Select and swipe the Increase Contrast option to make the text easier to read. …