Clean Up Windows 10

In this article, we will clean up Windows 10. This will include debloat, startup maintenance, system tweaks, and privacy settings. These 3 stages are broken down below and will help maintain a healthy Windows 10 system. I'd recommend re-running these steps every 6 months. Step 1: Debloat Windows 10 We...

Clearing out Orphaned Shadow Copies

In this article, I go over how to get rid of Orphaned Shadow Copies that do not get cleared out by issuing: vssadmin shadows delete /all Steps to clear out all orphaned shadow copies vssadmin shadows delete /all vssadmin shadows list verify orphaned shadow copies still exist Use the following command to resize shadow...

Disable Windows Firewall Properly

This walkthrough goes over how to Disable Windows Firewall while not affecting other programs that rely on this service. It's important that you DO NOT disable the service, due to the fact it can cause issues with Microsoft Office and other products. Steps to bypass firewall Launch Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security...

Installing and Configuring Exchange 2019

This article goes over what it takes for installing and configuring exchange 2019. This step-by-step guide shows you the requirements, installation steps, and basic configuration. Requirements Microsoft recommends 128 GB of memory. If in a medium size environment (100-1000 users) 32-64 GB will be sufficient. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2/2016/2019 Co-Existence...