Check Windows NTP Configuration Using The Command Prompt

The other day I got a client asking for help syncing time across all Windows 10 thin clients with their NTP server. After taking a walk around NYC and witnessing many hanging shoes I refreshed my head I found a useful way to check Windows NTP configuration using the command prompt. Using w32tm To Check …

Ping Command Examples in Brief

The ping command is one of the most common used commands in the IT field. After taking a walk in Brooklyn New York City I decided to put together some ping command examples to remember. Basic ping command The most basic ping command example would be to just ping itprohelper.com: You can also test your …

Filezilla.xml could not be loaded

I got this error Filezilla.xml could not be loaded right after launching a new Filezilla install on a clients Windows 10 machine. I have never seen this one before. Filezilla has always worked flawless for me. So, I decided to brew my own coffee before I investigate this issue. The quick fix for Filezilla.xml could …

How to Create Backups Using Robocopy in Windows

I was given a task to backup some data from some Windows computers to a local NAS drive. There are many options out there, but I remembered I many years ago I used a tool called Robocopy. As usual, Windows eventually bought this company and now Robocopy is part of Windows command tools. Open your …

Create Desktop Shortcut Windows 10 For All Users

The other day a friend asked me to create a desktop shortcut in Windows 10 for all users. I have been using other operating systems for a while and have been trying to stay away from Windows. After taking a walk in New York City I refreshed my mind and found a way to create …

Find Shutdown Log Windows 10

The other day while working at a client’s office I had to deploy an application update using a Thin Client management console. I pushed the update to all Thin Clients. Shutdown Log Windows 10 This was supposed to be a non-intrusive deployment of the application – meaning the Thin Clients were not supposed to reboot. …