Over the years, I have come across numerous challenging technical situations that have surprisingly very little information after Google searching and scouring IT discussion forums. TEKinaka.com has articles that have been pieced together by my experiences and are in no way designed to be a “fix all” for every problem you might be faced with. However, after hours of banging my head on the wall, it’s worth having something documented here that I can refer back to down the road. If it helps another person in the process, then its even more worthwhile. I hope you find these entries useful, informative, or at least thought provoking enough to kick start a troubleshooting process that gets you to a solution.

Migrate an AD User Profile to a Local User Account

This problem may present itself in different ways, in my scenario it was that a company employee was going no longer work in our corporate office but would start working exclusively from home. This generated a number of challenges, one of which was removing their computer account from our Active [...]

How to Disconnect a Windows Mapped Drive to an Offline Host

This isn't anything that requires a ton of technical knowledge but it is a situation that can really drive end users in a small office crazy. Take the following scenario: There is a shared folder on an other workstation or server in the office that has been mapped to another user's [...]

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