Updating to the latest Internet Explorer as soon as it is released isn’t always feasible for every organization. In this article, I’ll cover how to update your PC’s to the latest version or IE with the latest patches when you are ready to upgrade.
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Password expiration is delicate topic in every organization. The PowerShell script I wrote allows you to automatically send users an email a number of days before the password expires.
To set the password expiration policy to never expire in Office 365 and Exchange Online you need PowerShell.
Like in previous Windows versions, the built-in administrator account is disabled by default in Windows 8. You can easily enable it in Windows 8 with the command net user administrator /active:yes from a command prompt with admin privileges. However, if you are locked out of your computer, for example because you forgot your password, you need to enable the administrator account offline—that is, from a second Windows instance—to be able to log on with administrator rights.
A few days ago, I described how you reset a forgotten Windows 8 password for a local user account. Ian mentioned in a comment that this procedure doesn’t work for Microsoft accounts (connected account). Unfortunately, this is true. The workaround described here uses the built-in Windows 8 administrator account to access the data of the Microsoft account for which you forgot the password.