Mitigate Windows 10 BitLocker Hardware Encryption Vulnerabilities on Self-encrypting SSD

Microsoft released new security advisory ADV180028, Guidance for configuring BitLocker to enforce software encryption on November 6 2018, as response to the research paper Self-encrypting deception: weaknesses in the encryption of solid state drives (SSDs) by Carlo Meijer and Bernard von Gastel from Radboud University after they discovered vulnerability in SSDs that support hardware encryption enabled them to retrieve data from encrypted drive without knowledge of the password used to encrypt the data on it.

Radboud University researchers discover security flaws in widely used data storage devices
Radboud University researchers discover security flaws in widely used data storage devices. Photo credit: Radboud University Institute for Computing and Information Sciences

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[Solved] “Incompatible Office products are installed on…” Error when open Office Document from OneDrive or SharePoint

Problem: Error “Sorry, we can’t perform this action. Incompatible Office products are installed on your machine. If you have an administrator, please contact them for help.” prompt when open Microsoft Office document such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint from OneDrive for Business or SharePoint site.

Incompatible Office Products are Installed on Your Machine Error
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How Do I Perform Clean Boot State in Microsoft Windows 8, 10, 7, Vista and XP

Clean boot in Windows 10 is the process of starting up Windows with only the minimal set of drivers and startup programs in order to troubleshoot, identify and resolve performance issues within booting process, including software conflicts, error messages and more.

Disable all services in Windows System Configuration

Follow below steps to perform clean boot on Microsoft Windows by temporarily disable all non-critical services and startup programs.
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[Solved] BSOD WDF_VIOLATION Error after Windows 10 Update due to Incompatible HP Keyboard Filter Driver

Problem: After installing Microsoft’s Windows 10 October 2018 Patch Tuesday Update, HP device show BSOD with error message “WDF_VIOLATION”, which refers to the Windows Driver Framework, a set of tools and libraries used for the development of (kernel-mode) drivers. This problem caused by HP keyboard driver version 11.0.3.1 with known incompatibility with certain HP devices on Windows 10 versions 1803 (KB4462919) and 1809 (KB4464330).

BSOD WDF_VIOLATION Error after Windows 10 Update due to Incompatible HP Keyboard Filter Driver
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How Do I Enable TLS 1.2 for Office 365 on Windows 7?

As of October 31, 2018, Microsoft Office 365 will remove support for security encryption protocols TLS 1.0 and 1.1. All client devices including computers and mobile devices will require TLS 1.2 in order to access Office 365. For older configurations may require following configuration to enable TLS 1.2.

Enable TLS 1.2 for Office 365

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How Do I Troubleshoot Microsoft Kaizala Mobile App Notifications Not Showing on Device

You might miss notifications from Microsoft Kaizala mobile app due to some mobile devices have certain notifications off by default. Follow these steps to turn on notifications for Microsoft Kaizala mobile apps on your device.

How to enable notification for Microsoft Kaizala Mobile App

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How do I Remove Hidden Data, Personal Info and Metadata from Microsoft Office Documents

You may not be aware that Microsoft Office documents such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio files often contain hidden or personal information like comments, revision marks, headers, footers and watermarks. This could place you in an embarrassing or compromising position.

In order to protect any sensitive information from accidentally being made public, perform the following steps before sharing a document with other people.

Microsoft Office Inspect Document
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How do I embed TTF fonts in Microsoft Word Documents in Windows?

Font type used in a Word document determine how that document appears when viewed or printed. If you use custom font type in Word document, embedding fonts will retain layout and formatting of document otherwise Microsoft Word will substitute the custom font with default font.

Microsoft Word allows you to embed TrueType font in Word document and need to be available for embedding. After embed a font, Word document file size will be increase approximately the size of the TrueType font (.ttf) file.

Microsoft Word embed fonts settings
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[Solved] Microsoft Outlook 2016 Prompt Start in Safe Mode, Faulting module Event 2000

Problem: In Windows 10 environment, When try to open Microsoft Outlook 2016 (or another Office application on Windows Terminal Services), error message below prompting:

"Something is wrong with one of your data files and outlook needs to close."

repair Outlook 2016 inbox
"Outlook couldn't start last time. Safe mode could help you troubleshoot the problem, but some features might not be available in this mode."
"Do you want to start in safe mode?"

Open Outlook 2016 in Safe Mode

Event viewer show below error happen:
Event ID: 2000
Source: Outlook
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Root\Office16\mspst32.dll

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How to Create and Configure Shared Mailbox in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Shared mailbox is a mailbox that’s not primarily associated with a single user and is generally configured to allow access for a group of users to read, send email and share common calendar or shared contact list. Below are the steps for how to create shared mailbox using Exchange Management Shell (EMS) and Exchange Management Console (EMC) GUI in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010.

Exchange Server 2010
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