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Announcement: PC Computer Repairs NYC

Computer Repair, Maintenace, Installation, Web Design and Tech Support – New York City, NY

When it comes to servicing your computer, we strive to provide business and home MAC and PC users in NYC Manhattan and Brooklyn with a service oriented experience. All of our service professionals are Microsoft Certified MCPs. We provide small business to medium business, home, house calls, onsite and off site dropoff computer repair NYC.

For small businesses the experts at b4computers can:

  • Setup Microsoft Windows Server domain and workgroup networks
  • Repair Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012 operating systems
  • Setup, upgrade and repair Dell, HP, IBM, Lenovo and other servers
  • Provide secure internet access through a VPN LAN
  • Setup a business network with domain configured windows server environment

For business and home the experts at b4computers can:

  • Perform the service and repair at your business, home, or you can come to us
  • Fix problems encountered with all standard hardware and software for server, desktop, tower, laptop, notebook, and netbook.
  • Provide service to install, Windows upgrade and repair for Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.
  • We repair and are experienced with all manufacturers such as Apple, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Sony, IBM, ThinkPad, Vaio, Toshiba, Mac, Macbook, Macbook Pro, iMac and others.
  • Upgrade and repair laptop, desktop and tower computers
  • Repair cracked laptop screen, dim or flickering LCD screens for laptops and LCD monitors
  • Update your operating system with fixes, drivers, and security updates
  • Train you on how to operate your computers and keep them updated so you encounter fewer problems
  • Computer hardware and software upgrade advice
  • Configure the software to enable us to service your computers remotely
  • Setup secure and encrypted wireless networks
  • Extend wireless networks to reach all rooms and spaces
  • Service your computers with privacy and confidentiality in mind
  • Hard drive data recovery

We do not sell any parts directly to the client. Parts can be purchased by the client or we can purchase it for you to perform the repair. What it costs us to acquire the part is what you pay.

Onsite in home PC computer repair service is at $75 per hour plus parking if applicable.
Onsite business workstation and server computer repair service is at $90 per hour plus parking if applicable.

Contact: Peter Coach  631-965-5110

email info@newhopehotline.com

Virus removal NYC, Malware removal  Manhattan, Adware Removal Brooklyn

In the early age of computers viruses would try to display a message on your screen, delete your files and break the operating system. Now most viruses are trying to make money off of you. They do this with

Google ads that either you click on or they get paid simply showing the ad. We can remove the virus and repair your computer so its safe to use and with restored performance. You can get a virus from an email attachment, adobe flash, java, website and programs you download. We provide virus removal services in Manhattan Brooklyn New York. We can provide this service at your business and home or you can drop off your computer in New York City.

There are many types of computer viruses:

Boot sector virus – Infects your hard drive and works in the background.

Browser Hijacker –
Infects Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome redirects the page you want to visit to an advertisement website page. When you search on Google changes the search result with new links that redirects to ads. Changes your home page to a fake search page. It also can display pop ups

Polymorphic Virus – Evades antivirus utilities by changing its own program to prevent detection.

Resident Virus – Loads a side virus that restores the main virus when deleted

Rootkit Virus – Invisible virus that hides and runs in the background

Trojan Virus – Gets installed when loading a program or utility you want

Keylogger Virus – Records your passwords and sends them back to virus creator

Ransomware – Stops you from using your computer until you pay with a green dot MoneyPak. This shows up in many forms like the FBI computer virus

Worm – Is a virus program that copies and multiplies itself by using computer networks

Fake Antivirus – Logos and images look almost like the real thing. They run a fake scan then displays a result page of all the viruses it found. Then asks you to purchase the program to remove them.

Spyware / Adware – tracking and storing Internet users’ movements on the Web and serving up pop-up ads to Internet users.

If you would like more information on all the different types of viruses out there click below.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_virus

Terms & Regulations

Scheduling
Our schedule changes daily, depending on other clients, traffic conditions and public transportation. You should allow us a one hour margin from your appointed time. If we schedule for 5:00pm, we might arrive as late as 6:00pm, but we always try our best to be punctual

Time = Money
When your technician comes over, please remember that time is money. Although we work very fast, we are not psychic and can never be 100% sure how much time a certain task could take. The charge is by an hourly rate, even if it takes 4 hours to do something you thought would take only 2 hours.

One Hour Minimum
The first charge is always for arriving/traveling and the first hour of work. Even if your problem is fixed after 9 minutes, you will still have to pay for the entire hour. After the first hour, charges will be made for parts of an hour (for example, 2 hours and 10 minutes).

Payment
We accept cash or checks (with a preference for cash). If you are a business, we can invoice you, and set up a time to be paid. For remote/online service, we accept payment through PayPal.com or Google Checkout.

Coverage Area
Since this is New York, most of our traveling takes place on public transportation, which means that if you live too far from the city, there will be an extra charge for the first hour (the hour that includes the traveling fee).

Contact: Peter Coach  631-965-5110

email info@newhopehotline.com

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How to user Azure Multi-Factor Authentication?

What is Azure Multi-Factor Authentication?

Two-step verification is a method of authentication that requires more than one verification method and adds a critical second layer of security to user sign-ins and transactions. It works by requiring any two or more of the following verification methods:+

    • Something you know (typically a password)
    • Something you have (a trusted device that is not easily duplicated, like a phone)
    • Something you are (biometrics)

+

Username and Password      Certificates      Smart Phone      Smart Card      Virtual Smart Card      Username and Password

Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is Microsoft’s two-step verification solution. Azure MFA helps safeguard access to data and applications while meeting user demand for a simple sign-in process. It delivers strong authentication via a range of verification methods, including phone call, text message, or mobile app verification.+

Why use Azure Multi-Factor Authentication?

Today, more than ever, people are increasingly connected. With smart phones, tablets, laptops, and PCs, people have several different options on how they are going to connect and stay connected at any time. People can access their accounts and applications from anywhere, which means that they can get more work done and serve their customers better.+

Azure Multi-Factor Authentication is an easy to use, scalable, and reliable solution that provides a second method of authentication so your users are always protected.+

Easy to Use Scalable Always Protected Reliable
Easy to use Scalable Always Protected Reliable
    • Easy to Use – Azure Multi-Factor Authentication is simple to set up and use. The extra protection that comes with Azure Multi-Factor Authentication allows users to manage their own devices. Best of all, in many instances it can be set up with just a few simple clicks.
    • Scalable – Azure Multi-Factor Authentication uses the power of the cloud and integrates with your on-premises AD and custom apps. This protection is even extended to your high-volume, mission-critical scenarios.
    • Always Protected – Azure Multi-Factor Authentication provides strong authentication using the highest industry standards.
    • Reliable – We guarantee 99.9% availability of Azure Multi-Factor Authentication. The service is considered unavailable when it is unable to receive or process verification requests for the two-step verification.

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How Azure Multi-Factor Authentication works

The security of two-step verification lies in its layered approach. Compromising multiple verification methods presents a significant challenge for attackers. Even if an attacker manages to learn your password, it is useless without also having possession of the trusted device. Should you lose the device, the person who finds it can’t use it unless he or she also knows your password.+

Methods available for Multi-Factor Authentication

When a user signs in, an additional verification request is sent to the user. The following are a list of methods that can be used for this second verification.+

Verification method Description
Phone call A call is placed to a user’s phone asking them to verify that they are signing. Press the # key to complete the verification process. This option is configurable and can be changed to a code that you specify.
Text message A text message is sent to a user’s smart phone with a 6-digit code. Enter this code in to complete the verification process.
Mobile app notification A verification request is sent to a user’s smart phone asking them complete the verification by selecting Verify from the mobile app. This occurs if app notification is the primary verification method. If they receive this notification when they are not signing in, they can report it as fraud.
Verification code with mobile app The mobile app on a user’s device generates a verification code. This occurs if you selected a verification code as your primary verification method.

For the mobile app verification methods, Azure Multi-Factor Authentication works with third-party authentication apps for smart phones. However, we recommend the Microsoft Authenticator app, which is available for Windows Phone, Android, and IOS.

MFA Authentication is one way of preventing Ransomware hacking you OneDrive cloud storage also you have Version History in Office 365 to restore previous version of data…

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How to Start Facebook Live Video using iPhone

How to Use the New Live Video on Facebook for iPhone
Andre Da Costa | February 16, 2016 in How-To

Some of the hottest new apps to come on the smartphone scene are Twitter’s Periscope and Meerkat; these apps let you live stream video to your followers. Twitter is even beginning to integrate Periscope live streams into the social network platform. For some, it’s more of a headache, since it will be one more thing that you have to avoid auto-loading in your timeline.
Facebook is jumping on this trend with their own version of live streaming which was recently launched for iPhone and other iOS devices. Thankfully, my local cellular carrier provides subscribers with free access to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram without affecting data use. I have had the opportunity to check out the feature for a few weeks and enjoy it.

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Office 2016 Deployment Tool with control

Office 365 ProPlus provides the rights for licensed users to install the application onto up to five devices. These installs could be on a mobile device including Android or iOS or PC or Mac, and the users can install these applications without restriction. In some cases you may not want the users to be able to install some or all of these applications. The Office Suite includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, and Publisher.
Depending on the Office ProPlus or the Office 365 SKU, other applications may also be available. Always check the current offerings prior to writing the exam or deploying into a production environment. The Office 365 installation requirements are as follows. The user must have local administrative rights to be able to install the application. A minimum of one gig of RAM is required, but two gigabytes is recommended. At least three gigabytes of hard disk will be required, and please note that 32 and 64 bit installations are not supported at the same time, meaning you cannot install PowerPoint 32-bit and PowerPoint 64-bit on the same system.
The 32-bit version of Office 2013 can be run on Windows 7 through Windows 10 on either 32 or 64-bit operating system. It can be run on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2. The 64-bit version of Office 2013 can run on Windows 7 to Windows 10 64-bit, on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2.
One way to remember this is 64-bit Office will only run on 64-bit operating systems. Server 2008 could be 32 or 64-bit, whereas Server 2008 R2 was only 64-bit. In some cases you may not want the users to install the Office applications. You can restrict the users from installing the Office suite using one of two methods. You can use the Office Deployment Tool to restrict application installation from Office 2013 and Office 2016, or you can restrict access using the Office 365 admin portal within the Services and add-ins tab, and under Software download settings.
When using the Office 365 admin portal, restricting the Office installation applies not only to the entire organization, but to all applications as well. Not only can you restrict all of the Office 365 applications but you can also restrict 2013 and/or 2016 versions for the PC, the 2013 or the 2011 versions for Mac, you can restrict Lync or Skype standalone editions, you can also restrict InfoPath 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013, and from the admin portal you can also manage the updates for Office 2016.
From within the admin portal I’m gonna click on Services and add-ons and then Software download settings. You’ll notice here I can now choose which applications the users cannot install. I have already mentioned when using the Office 365 admin portal, turning off means turning off the application installation for all products within that suite. If I wanted to block installation of the entire Office 2016 suite, I would do so here, I would turn off the button.
I may just want to block Office and leave Skype alone. Also within this portal I can set up how often users get updates for the Office 2016 apps. I can choose every month or every four months. Controlling updates for Office 2016 will be discussed in another video. We can also turn off Office 2013 including SharePoint Designer and Skype for Business. We also have similar options for the Mac, including turning off Office for Mac in the 2016 version and turning off Office 2011.
The other way to restrict the applications from being installed by the users is to use the Office Deployment Tool. The Office Deployment Tool uses a copy of Office that has been downloaded from the Microsoft Office servers via a configuration file and deploys the application from a network share. The configuration tool is also used to exclude applications from being installed on the user’s device. The executable and the corresponding configuration file must be run from the user’s device and the click-to-run installation must be on an accessible network shared drive.
Once downloaded, the Office Deployment Tool works by downloading the Office installer from the Microsoft servers and copies it to a network share that you specify. Next, we use the configuration mode of the tool on the client’s system. In the configuration file, the applications that are to be excluded are listed. Finally, the applications that are allowed to be installed on the client’s system are installed. In this example, Office 2013, the 32-bit edition will be installed from the file share FS1.
The English language pack will also be installed. InfoPath will be excluded from the installation, and so will Groove. The Office Deployment Tool will be discussed in greater detail shortly.
We use the Office 2016 Installation using SCCM or manual with install executable with configuration file
ie.. setup.exe /configure configuration.xml
Configuration setting:
<Configuration>
<Add SourcePath=”” OfficeClientEdition=”32″ >
<Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetail”>
<Language ID=”en-us” />
</Product>
</Add>
  <Updates Enabled=”TRUE” UpdatePath=”” />
<Display Level=”None” AcceptEULA=”TRUE” />
  <Logging Level=”Standard” Path=”%temp%” />
  <Property Name=”AUTOACTIVATE” Value=”1″ />
</Configuration>
Great product SCCM perfect way to deploy software and updates.

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Microsoft Intune Provide mobile device management

Microsoft Intune Provide mobile device management

Enterprise mobility challenges
 Employees expect to be productive across a variety of device types with
consistent access to the applications that they need.
 IT departments want to empower employee productivity by providing
this flexibility, but also need a scalable way to keep corporate
information secure across both personal and corporate-owned devices.
Simplify management of apps & devices with Microsoft Intune
Microsoft Intune helps organizations provide their employees with access to
corporate applications, data, and resources from virtually anywhere on almost
any device, while helping to keep corporate information secure.
Benefits
 Device choice: Provide employees with the ability to register, enroll,
and manage their devices as well as install corporate applications from
the self-service Company Portal – all from the devices of their choice.
 Unparalleled management of Office mobile apps: Maximize
productivity by enabling your employees to access corporate resources
with the Office mobile apps they know and love while applying policies
that can help prevent leakage of company data.
 Data protection: Secure corporate data, including Exchange email,
Outlook email, and OneDrive for Business documents, based on device
enrollment and compliance policies set by the administrator.
 No infrastructure required: Eliminate the need to plan, purchase, and
maintain hardware and infrastructure by managing mobile devices
from the cloud with Intune.
 Enterprise integration: Extend your existing System Center
Configuration Manager infrastructure through integration with Intune
to provide a consistent management experience across devices onpremises and in the cloud.
 Flexible licensing: Spend less time counting devices with per-user
licensing for Intune. Intune is also included as part of the Enterprise
Mobility Suite, the most cost-effective way to acquire Intune, Azure
Active Directory Premium, and Azure Rights Management.
 Global presence with 24/7 support: Get answers to your questions
with Microsoft support available online and by phone worldwide –
included with every Intune subscription.
Microsoft Intune
Provide mobile device management,
mobile application management, and
PC management capabilities from the cloud.
Mobile device management (MDM)
Microsoft Intune helps minimize complexity by offering mobile device
management through the cloud with integrated data protection and
compliance capabilities. Intune helps provide secure management of personal
and corporate-owned devices across the most popular platforms, including
Windows, Windows Phone, iOS, and Android. You can provide users with the
ability to enroll their own devices for management as well as install corporate
applications from the self-service Company Portal. In the case of large scale
device deployments, you can simplify enrollment using Apple Configurator or
an Intune service account. With Intune’s resource access policies, you can
restrict users from accessing corporate resources on an unenrolled or noncompliant device. You can also apply device settings that can enable remote
actions such as passcode reset, device lock, data encryption, or full wipe of a
lost or stolen device.
Mobile application management (MAM)
With Microsoft Intune, manageability and data protection is built directly into
the Office mobile apps your employees are most familiar with, helping
prevent leakage of company data by restricting actions such as copy, cut,
paste, and save as between Intune-managed apps and personal apps. Intune
provides the flexibility to extend these capabilities to your existing line-ofbusiness apps with the Intune App Wrapping Tool and offers secure content
viewing using the Intune Managed Browser, PDF Viewer, AV Player, and
Image Viewer apps. You also have the ability to deny specific applications or
URL addresses from being accessed on a mobile device and can push required
apps automatically during enrollment. To further protect corporate
information, you can selectively wipe managed apps and related data on
devices that are unenrolled, no longer compliant, lost, stolen, or retired from
use.
PC management
Microsoft Intune provides a comprehensive solution for managing across a
variety of devices, including PCs and laptops. Through integration with
System Center Configuration Manager, you can further enhance your ability
to manage PCs, Macs, and UNIX/Linux servers, as well as mobile devices, all
from a single management console. You can also protect against malware
threats on managed computers, collect information about hardware
configurations and software installed on managed computers, and simplify
administration by deploying software and configuring Windows Firewall
settings on computers.
Flexible licensing with the Enterprise Mobility Suite
Microsoft Intune subscriptions are licensed on a per-user basis so that you
don’t have to predict the number of devices per user. Intune is also a
component of Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), a comprehensive
cloud solution to address your enterprise mobility challenges. EMS is the most
cost-effective way to acquire all of the included cloud services:
 Microsoft Intune
 Microsoft Azure Active Directory Premium
 Microsoft Azure Rights Management
You can learn more about Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite at
aka.ms/EnterpriseMobilitySuite
See what our customers are saying
“Our outside sales representatives are
our revenue source; they are
constantly meeting with our
customers and taking orders. With
Microsoft Intune watching over their
computers, we can keep orders and
money flowing into the company.”
Callaway Golf
Bill Connaghan
Global Desktop Systems Administrator
“By using the hybrid model of
Microsoft Intune and Configuration
Manager, we can remotely manage a
total of 15,000 corporate and mobile
devices with only a small team.”
Mitchells & Butlers
Andy Turner
Technical Lead, Infrastructure
“To represent the company in a
manner befitting our luxury brand,
remote employees need their laptops,
mobile devices, and smartphones to
work 100 percent of the time. That’s
why we use Microsoft Intune.”
Aston Martin
Daniel Roach-Rooke
IT Infrastructure Manager

ENTERPRISE MOBILITY
 Learn more about Microsoft’s
enterprise mobility strategy
aka.ms/EnterpriseMobilitySuite
MOBILE DEVICE &
APPLICATION MANAGEMENT
 Learn more about MDM & MAM
http://aka.ms/MDM-MAM
MICROSOFT INTUNE
 Learn more about Intune
aka.ms/MicrosoftIntune
 Sign up for a free trial of Intune
aka.ms/IntuneFreeTrial
 Find technical resources
aka.ms/IntuneTechResources
 Visit the Intune Trust Center
aka.ms/IntuneTrustCenter
 Find a Microsoft partner
aka.ms/PartnerEMS
 Contact Microsoft sales
aka.ms/ContactMicrosoft
SYSTEM CENTER
CONFIGURATION MANAGER
 Learn more about System Center
Configuration Manager
aka.ms/ConfigMgr

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How to Start Facebook Live Video using iPhone

How to Use the New Live Video on Facebook for iPhone
Andre Da Costa | February 16, 2016 in How-To

Some of the hottest new apps to come on the smartphone scene are Twitter’s Periscope and Meerkat; these apps let you live stream video to your followers. Twitter is even beginning to integrate Periscope live streams into the social network platform. For some, it’s more of a headache, since it will be one more thing that you have to avoid auto-loading in your timeline.
Facebook is jumping on this trend with their own version of live streaming which was recently launched for iPhone and other iOS devices. Thankfully, my local cellular carrier provides subscribers with free access to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram without affecting data use. I have had the opportunity to check out the feature for a few weeks and enjoy it.

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Peter Coach 646-383-4680

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What’s todays difference between Office 365 and Office 2016?

What’s todays difference between Office 365 and Office 2016?


Applies To: Office for home,
Office 365 is a subscription service that includes the most recent version of Office, which currently is Office 2016. It comes with the applications you’re familiar with, like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, plus extra online storage, ongoing tech support at no extra cost, and more.You can choose to pay for an Office 365 subscription on a monthly or yearly basis, and the Office 365 Home plan lets you share your subscription with up to four members of your household. Different Office 365 plans are available for home and personal use, as well as for small and midsized businesses, enterprises, schools, and nonprofits.Office 2016 is also sold as a one-time purchase, which means you pay a single, up-front cost to get Office applications for one computer. One-time purchases are available for both PCs (such as Office Home & Student 2016) and Macs (such as Office Home & Student 2016 for Mac). One-time purchases don’t have an upgrade option, which means if you plan to upgrade to the next major release, you’ll have to buy it at full price.Office Online is the free version of Office that you can use in your web browser. Try the Office Online apps.

Ready to install Office? See Install Office on your PC or Mac.

Compare Office 2016 as a one-time purchase to an Office 365 subscription

One-time purchase
(Example: Office Home & Student 2016)
Office 365 subscription
(Example: Office 365 Home)
Cost Pay a single, one-time cost Pay a small monthly fee, or save by paying for a full year
Office applications Included Get Office 2016 applications, like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Your apps won’t be updated when new features are released. Included Get the latest version of Office applications, like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Right now that’s Office 2016, but your version will continue to receive new feature updates. PC users also get Access and Publisher.
Feature updates Not included Security updates are included, but you won’t get new features that are added to Office 2016. Upgrades to major releases are not included. Included Your version of Office will always be improving. Get the latest features and updates from Microsoft. Major upgrades to future versions are included.
Install Office on more than one computer (Mac or PC) Not included One-time purchases are designed for a single operating system, so your copy of Office is good for either one Mac or one PC. Included With Office 365 Home, you can install Office desktop applications on up to 5 computers, which can be a combination of Macs and PCs. If you don’t need all of those installs, share them with members of your household.
Install Office and get advanced features on tablets and phones Not included Get basic editing features only on your tablet or phone. Included Get extra features when you sign in to Office apps on your device. With Office 365 Home, you’ll get these extra features on up to 5 tablets and 5 smartphones.
Extra online storage Not included Not included. Included Securely store your files in the cloud and access them from anywhere. Get 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage per user, for up to 5 users.
Technical support is included Not included Initial technical support is included for installing only. Included Contact us throughout your subscription at no extra cost for help with technical issues, or for subscription and billing support.

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How to Start Menu Troubleshooter in Windows 10

Start Menu Troubleshooter in Windows 10

How to Download and Use Start Menu Troubleshooter in Windows 10

 

information   Information
Microsoft has released a Start menu troubleshooter for Windows 10 that will troubleshoot and hopefully automatically fix your Start menu problems.

This tutorial will show you how to download and use the Start nenu troubleshooter to troubleshoot and automatically fix Start menu problems for your account in Windows 10.

Here’s How:

1. Download the Start menu troubleshooter from Microsoft below.

download

2. Save and run the downloaded startmenu.diagcab file from above.

Note   Note
The Start menu troubleshooter will only run and will not be installed in your Windows 10.

3. Click/tap on the Advanced link in the Start menu troubleshooter. (see screenshot below)

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4. Check the Apply repairs automatically box, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)

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5. The Start menu troubleshooter will now check for problems with the Start menu. (see screenshot below)

Note   Note
The troubleshooter checks for the following issues:

  • If Start Menu & Cortana applications are installed correctly
  • Registry key permission issues
  • Tile database corruption issues
  • Application manifest corruption issues.
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6. If the troubleshooter finds any problems, it will attempt to automatically fix them. You can click/tap on View detailed information to see the troubleshooting report details. (see screenshots below)

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7. When finished, you can close the Start menu troubleshooter.

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Fix Windows 10 Start Button Does Nothing with START Menu Repair Tool

This “user profile corruption” issue shows a number of different symptoms. One of them is the “Start Menu doesn’t work” symptom along with the “Modern apps” don’t work. In fact, the Start Menu and the Notification Panel (right side of screen) are implemented as modern apps, which explains why these all don’t work as part of the same syndrome. If you create a new user profile, that new user profile will work just fine.

If you have been through the typical fixes for the annoying problem of having your Windows 10 Start Button not working, then this is the page for you.  In case you are just starting to work on this problem, you might be interested inwindows10-no-start-menu-modern-apps our most popular page of 2016 which contains four very common fixes for this problem: “Windows 10 Start Menu and Modern Apps Do Not Function” .

 

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START Menu Repair Tool

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Upgrade to Windows 10 with System Center Configuration Manager
Special Summer Windows Upgrade service call now $59 for first hour. 4 hour min. Peter Coach Computer Systems Specialist 631-834-4796

Michael Niehaus|Last Updated: 5/27/2016

IN THIS ARTICLE

Applies to

Windows 10

The simplest path to upgrade PCs currently running Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 is through an in-place upgrade. You can use a System Center Configuration Manager task sequence to completely automate the process.

Proof-of-concept environment

For the purposes of this topic, we will use four machines: DC01, CM01, and PC0003. DC01 is a domain controller and CM01 is a Windows Server 2012 R2 standard machine, fully patched with the latest security updates, and configured as a member server in the fictional contoso.com domain. PC0003 is a machine with Windows 7 SP1, targeted for the Windows 10 upgrade. For more details on the setup for this topic, please see Deploy Windows 10 with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.

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Figure 1. The machines used in this topic.
Upgrade to Windows 10 with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 adds support to manage and deploy Windows 10. Although it does not include built-in support to perform an in-place upgrade from Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, you can build a custom task sequence to perform the necessary tasks.

Create the task sequence
To help with this process, the Configuration Manager team has published a blog that provides a sample task sequence, as well as the original blog that includes the instructions for setting up the task sequence. To summarize, here are the tasks you need to perform:

Download the Windows10Upgrade1506.zip file that contains the sample task sequence and related scripts. Extract the contents onto a network share.

Copy the Windows 10 Enterprise RTM x64 media into the extracted but empty Windows vNext Upgrade Media folder.

Using the Configuration Manager Console, right-click the Task Sequences node, and then choose Import Task Sequence. Select the Windows-vNextUpgradeExport.zip file that you extracted in Step 1.

Distribute the two created packages (one contains the Windows 10 Enterprise x64 media, the other contains the related scripts) to the Configuration Manager distribution point.

For full details and an explanation of the task sequence steps, review the full details of the two blogs that are referenced above.

Create a device collection

After you create the upgrade task sequence, you can create a collection to test a deployment. In this section, we assume you have the PC0003 machine running Windows 7 SP1, with the Configuration Manager client installed.

On CM01, using the Configuration Manager console, in the Asset and Compliance workspace, right-click Device Collections, and then select Create Device Collection. Use the following settings:

General

Name: Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Upgrade

Limited Collection: All Systems

Membership rules:

Direct rule

Resource Class: System Resource

Attribute Name: Name

Value: PC0003

Select Resources

Select PC0003

Review the Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Upgrade collection. Do not continue until you see the PC0003 machine in the collection.

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Upgrade to Windows 10 with System Center Configuration Manager
Michael Niehaus|Last Updated: 5/27/2016

IN THIS ARTICLE

Applies to
Windows 10

The simplest path to upgrade PCs currently running Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 is through an in-place upgrade. You can use a System Center Configuration Manager task sequence to completely automate the process.
Proof-of-concept environment
For the purposes of this topic, we will use four machines: DC01, CM01, and PC0003. DC01 is a domain controller and CM01 is a Windows Server 2012 R2 standard machine, fully patched with the latest security updates, and configured as a member server in the fictional contoso.com domain. PC0003 is a machine with Windows 7 SP1, targeted for the Windows 10 upgrade. For more details on the setup for this topic, please see Deploy Windows 10 with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
figure 1
Figure 1. The machines used in this topic.
Upgrade to Windows 10 with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 adds support to manage and deploy Windows 10. Although it does not include built-in support to perform an in-place upgrade from Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, you can build a custom task sequence to perform the necessary tasks.
Create the task sequence
To help with this process, the Configuration Manager team has published a blog that provides a sample task sequence, as well as the original blog that includes the instructions for setting up the task sequence. To summarize, here are the tasks you need to perform:
Download the Windows10Upgrade1506.zip file that contains the sample task sequence and related scripts. Extract the contents onto a network share.

Copy the Windows 10 Enterprise RTM x64 media into the extracted but empty Windows vNext Upgrade Media folder.

Using the Configuration Manager Console, right-click the Task Sequences node, and then choose Import Task Sequence. Select the Windows-vNextUpgradeExport.zip file that you extracted in Step 1.

Distribute the two created packages (one contains the Windows 10 Enterprise x64 media, the other contains the related scripts) to the Configuration Manager distribution point.

For full details and an explanation of the task sequence steps, review the full details of the two blogs that are referenced above.
Create a device collection
After you create the upgrade task sequence, you can create a collection to test a deployment. In this section, we assume you have the PC0003 machine running Windows 7 SP1, with the Configuration Manager client installed.
On CM01, using the Configuration Manager console, in the Asset and Compliance workspace, right-click Device Collections, and then select Create Device Collection. Use the following settings:
General
Name: Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Upgrade
Limited Collection: All Systems
Membership rules:
Direct rule
Resource Class: System Resource
Attribute Name: Name
Value: PC0003
Select Resources
Select PC0003
Review the Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Upgrade collection. Do not continue until you see the PC0003 machine in the collection.
Deploy the Windows 10 upgrade
In this section, you create a deployment for the Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Update application.
On CM01, using the Configuration Manager console, in the Software Library workspace, right-click the Windows vNext Upgrade task sequence, and then select Deploy.

On the General page, select the Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Upgrade collection, and then click Next.

On the Content page, click Next.

On the Deployment Settings page, select the following settings, and then click Next:
Action: Install
Purpose: Available
On the Scheduling page, accept the default settings, and then click Next.
On the User Experience page, accept the default settings, and then click Next.

On the Alerts page, accept the default settings, and then click Next.

On the Summary page, click Next, and then click Close.

Start the Windows 10 upgrade
In this section, you start the Windows 10 Upgrade task sequence on PC0003 (currently running Windows 7 SP1).
On PC0003, start the Software Center.

Select the Windows vNext Upgrade task sequence, and then click Install.

When the task sequence begins, it will automatically initiate the in-place upgrade process by invoking the Windows setup program (Setup.exe) with the necessary command-line parameters to perform an automated upgrade, which preserves all data, settings, apps, and drivers.
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Figure 2. Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 Enterprise x64 with a task sequence.
After the task sequence finishes, the computer will be fully upgraded to Windows 10.
Upgrade to Windows 10 with the next version of System Center Configuration Manager
With the next release of System Center Configuration Manager (currently planned for Q4 of 2015), new built-in functionality will be provided to make it even easier to upgrade existing Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 PCs to Windows 10.
Note

For more details about the next version of Configuration Manager, see the Configuration Manager Team blog. An evaluation version is currently available for you to try. The instructions below are specific to the Technical Preview 2 release and may change after the next version of Configuration Manager is released.
Create the OS upgrade package
First, you need to create an operating system upgrade package that contains the full Windows 10 Enterprise x64 installation media.
On CM01, using the Configuration Manager console, in the Software Library workspace, right-click the Operating System Upgrade Packages node, then select Add Operating System Upgrade Package.

On the Data Source page, specify the UNC path to the Windows 10 Enterprise x64 media, and then click Next.

On the General page, specify Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Upgrade, and then click Next.

On the Summary page, click Next, and then click Close.

Right-click the created Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Update package, and then select Distribute Content. Choose the CM01 distribution point.

Create the task sequence
To create an upgrade task sequence, perform the following steps:
On CM01, using the Configuration Manager console, in the Software Library workspace, right-click the Task Sequences node, and then select Create Task Sequence.

On the Create a new task sequence page, select Upgrade an operating system from upgrade package, and then click Next.

On the Task Sequence Information page, specify Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Upgrade, and then click Next.

On the Upgrade the Windows operating system page, select the Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Upgrade operating system upgrade package, and then click Next.

Click Next through the remaining wizard pages, and then click Close.

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Figure 3. The Configuration Manager vNext upgrade task sequence.
Create a device collection
After you create the upgrade task sequence, you can create a collection to test a deployment. In this section, we assume you have the PC0003 machine running Windows 7 SP1, with the next version of System Center Configuration Manager client installed.
On CM01, using the Configuration Manager console, in the Asset and Compliance workspace, right-click Device Collections, and then select Create Device Collection. Use the following settings:
General
Name: Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Upgrade
Limited Collection: All Systems
Membership rules:
Direct rule
Resource Class: System Resource
Attribute Name: Name
Value: PC0003
Select Resources
Select PC0003
Review the Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Upgrade collection. Do not continue until you see the PC0003 machine in the collection.
Deploy the Windows 10 upgrade
In this section, you create a deployment for the Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Update application.
On CM01, using the Configuration Manager console, in the Software Library workspace, right-click the Windows vNext Upgrade task sequence, and then select Deploy.

On the General page, select the Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Upgrade collection, and then click Next.

On the Content page, click Next.

On the Deployment Settings page, select the following settings and click Next:
Action: Install
Purpose: Available
On the Scheduling page, accept the default settings, and then click Next.
On the User Experience page, accept the default settings, and then click Next.

On the Alerts page, accept the default settings, and then click Next.

On the Summary page, click Next, and then click Close.

Start the Windows 10 upgrade
In this section, you start the Windows 10 Upgrade task sequence on PC0003 (currently running Windows 7 SP1).
On PC0003, start the Software Center.

Select the Windows vNext Upgrade task sequence, and then click Install.

When the task sequence begins, it automatically initiates the in-place upgrade process by invoking the Windows setup program (Setup.exe) with the necessary command-line parameters to perform an automated upgrade, which preserves all data, settings, apps, and drivers.
After the task sequence completes, the computer will be fully upgraded to Windows 10.

Special Summer Windows Upgrade service call now $59 for first hour. 4 hour min.  Peter Coach Computer Systems Specialist 631-834-4796

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