PDF Preview in Outlook 2016 with PDF xChange 7.0.323 not working

The PDF preview in Outlook 2016 doesn’t work anymore with PDF xChange editor build 7.0.323.  You should be able to re-register the dll, but that doesn’t seem to work.

For now the only option is to downgrade or wait for the next update, Tracker Software has found the cause and it should be solved in build  7.0.323.1.

Install and Add Network Printers from the command line

You can install network printers from the command line or with a batch file without the need of local admin access.  This way users can, for example, install a local network printer on their laptop when they are on a remote site.  This will work from Win 7 upwards to 10 and you don’t need to install anything. The scripts…

Mouse freezes when previewing an Excel file in Outlook 2016

Does your Outlook freezes when previewing an Excel file in Outlook 2016? Well it’s easy to fix, there is no need to disable Excel add-ins or running Outlook in safe mode. Just disable scroll inactive windows in the settings menu. To fix the issue, goto: Settings > Mouse  (or start and type “mouse settings”) Disable  Scroll inactive windows when I hover…

Deploying printers with GPO to Win 10

Deploying printers is in basic pretty simple if you have Print Management installed on a server. I can tell and show with screenshots how you set it up, but there is enough written about that already. The problem I ran into was that users didn’t get the printers on Windows 10. They were not allowed to install the driver. If you…

Update / change start menu layout Windows 10 pro for existing users

There are plenty of articles about change the Windows 10 start menu for all users, all have in common that they only seem to work for new users logging in. I needed a way to change it for users that already have profile and I don’t have Windows 10 Enterprise. The Win 10 start menu is store in a database…

Solving error 1406 when installing Office 2010

Has some issues with Office 2010, got error 1406 every time I tried to install it on a Windows 2008 machine. The error contains information about a permission issues in the register keys in Software\Class\<number>\InprocServer32. Resetting the permissions or taking ownership didn’t solve the problem, a clean boot was the solution. After some more research I found this blog post on…

Fix Citrix blurry in Windows 10

Updated – dec 2017 On Windows 10 your Citrix Receiver may show blurry text.  This problem occurs due dynamic display scaling on non DPI aware (older) programs (more about that here). In Windows 10, the DPI scaling is turned on default. So to fix the problem, we need to turn it off for Citrix Receiver. The affected files for Citrix Receiver…

Remove Windows.old in Windows 10 after upgrade

After upgrading from Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10 you will have ability to revert back to your old Windows installation. This feature can come in handy if Windows 10 is not working as excepted for you, but what is you are totally happy with Win 10 and you want to free up some disk space? Simply deleting the…

Turn off and disable UAC in Windows 10

UAC (User Account Control) is part of Windows security system to prevent unwanted installations or changes of apps and system settings. This results in annoying popups which will ask you confirmation everytime you change or install something. Better is to use a traditional security model with administrator accounts and normal users. To disable UAC in Windows 10 go to Start…