Shane Bartholomeusz

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Tag: Windows

Solved: PDF Printer Missing in Win 10

Problem

Windows 10 has a built-in PDF printer which enables you to generate PDF's without needing to install any additional software – as was required in previous versions of Microsoft Windows.

So the other day I tried to use the “Microsoft Print to PDF” printer option however noticed it was missing … WHAT THE!

If you've encountered this same issue then you are in luck because in this article I'll show you how to fix this problem.

Windows 10 Add Printer Dialog
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How To: Win 10 Screen Sharing

Overview

Ever had to provide remote support to someone? It can be a real pain in the proverbial, including setting up the remoting software at both end points.

In this post you'll learn how to share screens between two Windows 10 devices using the little known, built-in Windows Quick Assist app. The best part about it is that it requires almost no setup. Just straight to business!

Windows 10 Quick Assist Logo
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Fixed: Windows Update – There were some problems installing updates (0x80240fff error)

Problem

Have you encountered the dreaded 0x80240fff Windows Update error in Windows 10? In this article I'll show you how to fix the issue.

There were some problems installing updates, but we'll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help: (0x80240fff)

Windows Update Error (0x80240fff) Screenshot
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RDP – Bypass Max Connection Limit

The Scenario

Ok so you've got a critical Production issue . You try to remotely connect to your Windows server using Remote Desktop and instead you get the following error – Ahhhhhh!

The terminal server has exceeded the maximum number of allowed connections

What do you do?

Error Screenshot
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Port Forwarding using the Windows Firewall

Port forwarding in Windows

The other day I was looking for an easy way to setup port forwarding on my Windows Server 2008 development server.

Firewall image

I came across the built-in “netsh interface portproxy” Windows command which allows you to do this without the need to install any additional software.

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