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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?
Installing .NET Framework on Windows 8 and 2012
I have been struggling a bit with adding .NET Framework 3.5 on a few systems (and reference image for MDT). The posts on MSDN and TechNet are good, but not always crystal clear.
Here is how I solved the issues we were experiencing…
Fix for slow “Downloads” folder in Windows 10
In the last couple of weeks I’ve been noticing that clicking the “Downloads” folder in Windows Explorer took a long time to load.
After a bit of research, it turns out Windows 10 tries to guess…
Change the Azure Active Directory Sync Schedule
I finally I got some time to play with the new Azure Active Directory Sync tool and its configuration.
The installation was very straight forward. The step-by-step instruction are provided on MSDN. The administration tools and scripts are located in difference places compared to DirSync which was little confusing in the beginning.
Azure Backup Job Failed 0x1D4C2
Lately we’ve been getting a lot of inquiries regarding Azure Backup. One customer tried to set up the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services (MARS) agent, they experienced a problem where the backup job fails immediately…
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%…
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.
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.
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.
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…
There are a few different approaches when it comes to cleaning up the Windows 10 deployment. I prefer to uninstall the built-in applications which my enterprise and customers have no need for.