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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Hibernate Option In Windows Power button Lost After Windows Update

Strangely, after applying Windows Update, the HIBERNATE option again is missing from the Windows power option button, leaving "SLEEP","SHUTDOWN" and "RESTART" available.

To make the HIBERNATE option available, run CMD in Admin mode. Issue following command:

powercfg /hibernate on
powercfg -h on

Friday, November 25, 2016

Hibernate Option In Windows Power button

Strangely, in Windows 10, the Hibernate option is not available by default.
To pull the Hibernate option out, go to "Power Options". Click on "Choose what the power buttons do".

Click on "Change settings that are currently unavailable."

Scroll down & check on "Hibernate" option. 

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Internet Explore Closed In A Flash When Opening attachment (PDF)

Cracking head trying to resolve this issue of Internet Explorer closed in a flash when trying to launch or open an attachment (PDF document to be precise), instead of prompting to save or launch the attachment.

To resolve the issue:

Internet Explorer - Tools - Internet Options - Security - Custom Level. Scroll all the way down to section 'Downloads' - 'File Download', select 'Enable'

Monday, September 26, 2016

Windows Hello Fingerprint sign-in Not Available in Domain

Windows Hello or fingerprint sign-in options is not available when sign-on to domain. 
To re-enable this feature, launch the Local Group Policy Editor

Navigate to COMPUTER CONFIGURATION -- ADMINISTRATIVE TEMPLATES -- SYSTEM -- LOGON -- change "Turn on convenience PIN sign-in" state to ENABLED

"Allow the use of biometrics"
"Allow users to logon using biometrics"
"Allow domain users to log on using biometrics"

Restart Windows. 

Works on Windows 10 Version 1706 (OS Build 14393.187)

Monday, September 12, 2016

RSAT & Language Pack for Windows 10 Anniversary Update

RSAT for Windows 10 is available for download at ( or search for RSAT for Windows 10).

Unfortunately, even though RSAT successfully installed (it only takes few seconds), Remote Server Administration Tool is just not available for use on Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Thanks to the post from Sysadmin Tips, the problem is due to Language Pack. The link to download Windows 10  Anniversary Update Language Pack is available on this post, thank to Winaero.  Steps to install Language Pack, follow Sysadmin Tips post.

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