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Windows 10 Issues and Solutions


Met all kinds of issues while using Windows 10. Resolved them usually by googling online. List some of typical ones here: Fix High CPU Usage by Windows Software Protect Service (Sppsvc.exe) Microsoft Office can’t find your license for this application or Windows is not activated Windows 10 Defaultuser0 password Issue Can’t open gpedit.msc Account restrictions are preventing this user from signing in Fix High CPU Usage This case is caused by Windows Software Protect Service…

Windows Free Email Server -MailEnable Installation and Configuration


MailEnable is the software I installed on my lab environment DC server, which has been used to testing other system's email function. It is free, integrated well with AD, Web Login/Web Admin supported, smtp/pop supported. No complaints to this software for its functionality.

Here I posts some configuration tips my own notes. In case I forgot some settings during re-installation.

Use KMS to Activate Windows/Office (Run KMS Docker / Install KMS)

What is the Key Management Service (KMS)?
The Key Management Service (KMS) is an activation service that allows organizations to activate systems within their own network, eliminating the need for individual computers to connect to Microsoft for product activation. It does not require a dedicated system and can be easily co-hosted on a system that provides other services.

This post is to show how to run KMS Docker, How to install KMS and how to use KMS to activate your windows and office software.

KMS Docker

docker pull luodaoyi/kms-server
docker run -d -p 1688:1688 --restart=always --name="kms" luodaoyi/kms-server

HP ThinClient 620 Upgrade to Windows 7 64 Bit and Windows 10 64Bit


I have successfully upgaded my HP ThinClient T620's memory and hard drive, also installed Windows 7 64 Bit and Windows 10 64 Bit to it.

Here are some screenshots from Windows 10 installation. Memory upgrade to 8G, and hard drive changed to 120G. Default Spec:

  • 1.5 GHz AMD GX-415A Quad-Core APU
  • 4GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM
  • 8GB Flash Storage
  • AMD Radeon HD 8330E Graphics (512MB min)