Can’t open the MMC .. “MMC can’t open C:/Windows/System32/services.msc”

Hi everyone !

Today I wanted to share a quick and handy tip.

If you are stuck with a bug that your MMC don’t want to open, services.msc in my example, don’t forget you can clear the MMC cache to give it a chance to re-open.


To fix it open up MMC.exe, and select that; File->Options->Disk Cleanup->Delete Files


After that the MMC would load more easily and most of all without errors.



PowerShell Tip: Active Directory Module not found

Hi everyone

I wanted to share a small tip if you still manage older active directory server with powershell.

I stumbled into a Domain Controler today that hasnt the PowerShell’s module for ActiveDirectory, I was wondering why, and found out it need to be added as a feature.

We can see the error there when we try to import the module;


If it happen to you, be sure its added as a feature there;


and you select Active Directory for Windows PowerShell there;


Tomorrow I will share a small PowerShell script handy to clean up your Active Directory objects !