Windows Patch Management Best Practices for MSP and IT Pro

While patch management may not be the most exciting activity, it’s critical to ensuring the security of servers, applications, and operating systems. Managed service providers and IT pros who fail to stay on top of patching expose their clients’ IT environments to security breaches and possible downtime of systems, services, and applications. For this reason, …

Solved: How to upgrade Windows 10 evaluation to full version with product key bypass

Problem Symptom: Microsoft does not support converting the evaluation version of Windows to a fully licensed version of the enterprise edition of Windows. Even if you execute the setup installer using the ISO image of the enterprise edition of Windows 10, it will prompt the error and not allow you to proceed. Follow the below …

Solved: How to reset and extend Windows operating system trial period up to one year

Problem Symptom: You can download the trial copy of any full-fledged Windows OS version from the Microsoft official website. This trial copy of Windows is only valid for certain periods such as Windows has a 90-day enterprise trial and Windows Server 2019 has a 180-day free trial. You can skip the product key screen to …

Solved: How do I fix “Active Directory on this domain controller does not contain” in-place upgrade error Windows Server 2016 Domain Controller to Windows Server 2019?

Problem Symptom: User reported that Windows Server 2016 take a very long time to perform an in-place upgrade to Windows Server 2019. Insert the ISO installation media and follow the instructions to perform an in-place upgrade, enter the product key when prompted. Domain controller in-place upgrade warning is prompted. The detailed error message is as …

Solved: How do I fix Microsoft Teams sign in error CAA301F7 on Windows 10?

Problem Symptom: Some Microsoft Teams users reported CAA301F7 errors when trying to sign in to their Microsoft Teams account. The detailed error message is as below: We’re sorry – we’ve run into an issue. Restart If that doesn’t work, try signing out and back in. Error code – caa301f7 There’s a more permanent way to …