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Uninstall all Java versions
I received an inquiry from one of my mid-size (100-200 users) customers today. They’ve been planning on implementing a new online service which requires the latest Java version.
The clients have a large quantity of outdated versions of Java, which needed to be uninstalled before we deployed the newest version.
They are currently running Windows 7 and Windows 8, so somewhat modern operative systems.
Display all saved WiFi Passwords
We’ve all been there, wireless passwords tend get lost.
There are several tools to retrieve the missing information, but I strongly believe that the less stuff you download from the web, the safer you are. So why not use the built in functions instead?
Get Active Directory pictures in Windows 10
We have been working on migrating a customer from Windows 7 over to Windows 10. Our goal is to have Windows 8 and 10 clients pull the pictures from Active Directory to the users local profiles.
Azure Backup internal error (ID: 130001)
When installing the Azure Backup Agent you need to supply your vault credentials.
If doing so incorrectly you will get the following error…
Installing HP branded Windows on a Virtual server
My customer has bought a Hewlett-Packard server with a Windows Server 2012 ROK (Reseller Option Kit) license.
However this customer had some issues with the installation of the license on the Hyper-V guest server. Since the Windows server does not recognize the ‘hardware’ as a Proliant server, licensing will not succeed.
However there is a simple solution…
Enroll in Azure AD with error 8018000a
The 801800A issue is usually caused by a Windows client thinking it has a enrollment to Azure AD in progress. It will not “time out” so you will have to manually fix this…
Office365 Safe Attachment Delay Report
Recently the Helpdesk have been getting cases about slow delivery times due to Office 365 ATP Safe Attachments. We have created a script to retrieve the data from Exchange Online, and then used Power BI to visualize it.
SCCM Baselines: Update Compliance
There are numerous of ways to measure update compliance in an enterprise. Some prefer to just compare the compliance of a Software Update Group against a collection. The issue I’ve found with this is that when you release updates the compliance falls down to 0%…
SCCM Baselines: Intrusion and Theft Protection
This article focuses on the scenario where the laptop/desktop has been lost or stolen, and how to make sure that the local data/credentials are secured/encrypted.
Resetting Password for Specific OU
I created a powershell-script which will reset the password of all users in a specific Organizational Unit.
I prefer to set unique high-end passwords for all users. If you prefer a more ‘user friendly’ approach simply…
Remove Orphaned ADMX GPO values
A downside with the ADMX files is that when you update them, and the new files replace settings and values you end up with orphaned settings in your GPOs. In our example we had two orphaned registry values from a previous OneDrive ADMX.
Disable Windows 10 Automatic locking screen
We’ve been upgrading a customers environment… for one of their workstation configurations they didn’t want the computers to lock on idle, which is enforced by default.
MDT 2013 Set Computername with VBS
Back in 2012 I wrote an article about dynamically setting a computer name during a Task Sequence. Here is my updated and improved script. I’m currently setting up a deployment solution running SCCM with MDT 2013…