Fixed – Taskbar overlapping / showing in Full Screen in Windows 10

Occasionally we will face the issue where the Taskbar is overlapping the maximized screen / full screen.

The trick that has always worked for us is to open the Task Manager (right click the tool bar and select Task manager)

Right click and Restart the Windows Explorer.

Hope it helps..

Fixed – Copy Paste not working in Remote Desktop Connection – Windows 10

Copy and Paste which was working as usual suddenly stopped working one fine day.

Other common Windows issue –RDP not saving credentials

Had the following setting enabled

Restarted the following process on the remote machine, but that also didn’t help.


Finally updating the following setting on the remote machine helped fix the issue

Go to command prompt – open Local Group Policy Editor


Navigate to: Computer Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ Windows Components \ Remote Desktop Services \ Remote Desktop Session Hosts \ Device and Resource Redirection \ Do not allow clipboard redirection

Although it was not configured so it should not have affected the setting, however explicitly set is as Disabled.

Restart the remote server. This fixed the issue. (do the same for the client machine as well if that doesn’t work).

Hope it helps..



Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.IdentityModel, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ or one of its dependencies error in Windows 8


We were getting the above error while running one of our applications in Windows 8 machine. While trying to install it using the Installer we ran into the following error

“Windows Update Standalone Installer.  Installer encountered an error 0x80096002. The certificate for the signer of the message is invalid or not found.”

Finally after some search came to know that WIF comes as a feature in Windows 8 which we can turn on or off.

To turn it on

Go to Search – look for Windows feature in Settings

Check the Windows Identity Foundation 3.5 option.

Restart the machine and we are done.


Classic Shell – Get the Start Menu and Start Button back in Windows 8


While searching for free Start Button alternative for windows 8 I came across this wonderful tool.

Using it we can get back our favorite Start menu back in Windows 8. The other feature that I loved about this tool was not only it shows all the programs installed but also shows all the Windows 8 specific apps installed in the system.