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To minimize Outlook to the system tray when minimized, you can right-click on the Outlook icon on the taskbar and select Minimize to System Tray. On Windows 11, this option seemed to be missing. So to configure this behavior, the following registry modification can be made. Note: This is for Outlook 2021 (16.0). You may need to adjust if you're using Outlook 2019 (15.0) etc. reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Outlook\Preferences /v MinToTray /t REG_DWORD /d 1 Continue Reading...

Restore Windows 11 Right-Click Context Menu

I'm not a huge fan of the new right-click context menu in Windows 11 because there are some utilities I use that I constantly need to select "Show More Options..." on. To revert the new style right-click context menu to the old style, a simple Registry modification can be made; here's the command line. reg add "HKCU\Software\Classes\CLSID\{86ca1aa0-34aa-4e8b-a509-50c905bae2a2}\InprocServer32" /f /ve Sign out of your Windows account and back in, or you can reboot. To revert back to the Continue Reading...

Windows 11 – 0x80070026 Reached the end of the file.

I've been plagued by the following error when copying small files to/from a NAS on my LAN using Windows 11 22H2. 0x80070026 Reached the end of the file. There doesn't seem to be a rhyme or reason to this. It's on a TeraStation Pro II NAS. If I copy large files, no issue. Sometimes I can compress the file on the NAS into a ZIP and then copy it to my system. I don't think its an offline files cache issue: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/windows-client/networking/access-offline-files-file-server-removed-from-network Putting Continue Reading...

Block Windows 11 Update

The easiest way to block the Windows 11 update on a Windows 10 system is by adding a policy via the Registry. In HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, navigate to SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Create a new Key named WindowsUpdate Add the following items in the WindowsUpdate key: REG_DWORD named TargetReleaseVersion with a value of 1REG_SZ named TargetReleaseVersionInfo with a value of 21H2REG_SZ named ProductVersion with a value of Windows 10 Below is a registry file example. You can also download Continue Reading...