DON’T REJOIN TO FIX: The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed

  If you Google “the trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed”, you get plenty of information from support blogs and Microsoft articles; however, most of them ask you to re-join your machine to the domain. That’s not always possible. What’s the problem and how did I get here? The underlying problem […]

How to Add domain accounts to Local Workstation Administrators Group using GPO

  Finding Restricted Groups is easy but it only works in a domain with Active Directory so trying to find it within your local GPO on your computer isn’t possible. At first you right click on Restricted Groups and select “Add Group”. What you get is the default window to choose a group, either from […]


This appears to be due to the loading and uninstalling of Google Chrome browser, follow the instructions below: 1. Click Start, click Run, type Regedit in the Open box, and then click OK. 2. Locate the following subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.html 3. On the File menu, click Export. 4. In the Export Registry File dialog box, enter […]

Disabling the Windows Firewall

Disabling the Windows Firewall This document describes three methods for turning off the Windows Firewall. The first method is for any user with administrative privileges on an individual machine not remotely or collectively managed in any way. The other two methods are for use only by IT administrators on managed systems. Note that you still […]