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Microsoft PowerShell

PowerShell is an application developed by Microsoft that is open-source and cross-platform. It was originally related to Windows OS. The earliest versions of PowerShell were included in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 OS. Before PowerShell appeared, Microsoft DOS and Windows operating systems relied on a command-line interpreter (CLI) that received different names over […]

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How to get the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate Certification

Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (from now on, MDAA) is a certification of the Microsoft 365 Certified familiy issued by Microsoft. As the certificate name implies, it is an associate-level certification, it means, it is intermediate-level. There are mainly three levels in certification, in ascending order of complexity: Foundational / Beginner Associate / […]

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How to prepare the Microsoft Exam MD-101

This post explains how to pass the exam MD-101 “Managing Modern Desktops”, organized by Microsoft. Microsoft Associate Certification “Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate” is obtained by passing both exams MD-100 “Windows Client” and MD-101. This post was written on April 2022. It is not the purpose to update this post, so some info […]

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How to prepare the Microsoft Exam MD-100

This post explains how to pass the exam MD-100 “Windows Client”, organized by Microsoft. Microsoft Associate Certification “Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate” is obtained by passing both exams MD-100 and MD-101 “Managing Modern Desktops”. This post was written on May 2022. It is not the purpose to update this post, so some info […]

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How to fix wrong Time Issue on Windows 11

  How to troubleshoot time issues on Windows 11 Set time service to Automatic Set time service to Automatic (originally it was manual on my computer). Go to Start > services.msc Find “Windows Time” in the list. Right-click on it, and click “Properties”. In tab “General”, go to “Startup type” and select “Automatic” in the […]

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DLL Side-loading Attack

This post explains what is a DLL side-loading attack in the context of IT security.   What is a DLL Side-loading Attack? A Dynamic Linked Library (DLL) is a file that is used on Windows systems to group functions. By using DLLs, common functionality can be isolated and re-usability is enabled. As DLL are particular […]

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How to solve Windows Update Issues on Windows 10

This post lists possible solutions when getting errors when executing Windows Updates on Windows 10. The usual way to update Windows 10 is go to Start > Windows Update. We assume this is the way you are doing it normally and it does not work. Possible solutions: Update computer drivers Run diagnostic tool by computer […]

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How to modify Disk Partitions in Windows 10

  1. Use DiskPart Utility Go to command line and type diskpart. Type this command to list all disks in computer: list disk If you want to check info about a disk (for example, disk 1), type these commands: select disk 1 detail disk   2. Run Disk Management Utility Go to Start and type […]

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How to trim Videos on Windows 10

  Photos app is installed as default on Windows 10. You can use this app to trim videos. Steps Open video in Windows 10 with Photos app. Usually it is the default app to open videos, so you can just double-click it. Click on “Edit” icon (pencil icon) on the bottom right hand side. Select […]

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How to modify Windows Firewall Configuration from Command Prompt

There are some situtations in which you need to modify Windows firewall configuration and you have only command-line access. In these cases, you can make use of the command netsh Command Prompt. netsh is available from Windows 2000 and above. Examples Command to display the status of the firewall of the machine: netsh firewall show […]

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