Creating a bootable USB stick could be a tricky task. You’ll need a tool (eg. the Windows 7 USB/DVD tool) or you have to struggle with those old cmd commands like bootsect.exe. […]
Recently I received a request to shut down computers by room. Specifically, it was about a school where students often forget to shut down their computers. Of course this is possible with […]
Consider the following scenario: There’s a switched on client computer in a branch office and you want to connect to that computer via remote desktop. Remote desktop is disabled by default on […]
Whether Alt+F4 for shutting down your computer or Windows Key + E, shortcuts have always been a great help in the administration of Windows. Well, now Windows 10 is here. And with […]
Group Policies: Enabling WinRM for Windows Client Operating Systems (Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7)
Windows Remote Management is a powerful feature to administer your Windows systems remotely. WinRM is enabled by default on all Windows Server operating systems (since Windows Server 2012 and above), but disabled […]
An expired certificate is a nuisance. In the case of web servers, this is indicated by the display of an untrusted connection when a user tries to open the web page. We […]
Sometimes it could happen that your computer lost connection to other hosts or the internet. What is the first you should do? For example, you could try to reach other hosts or […]
Last week I had the task to backup Hyper-V VMs. No Replica, no Clustering, a simple backup with Windows Server Backup. The problem was that a repeating backup job had already been set […]
In this article I’ll show you how to use a very simple command that works for the local computer and remote computers and lets your computers speak.
In this blog post I show how to find out the Version of PowerShell on the localhost and on remote computers.
It can happen that files have to be deleted regularly or copied somewhere else. This is no problem in itself, as long as you know a little about scripting. But many people […]
In articles, blogs and forums I often read that Windows forms the IPv6 address from the MAC address. This process is called EUI-64, and the assumption that Windows (Vista and above) use […]
Enivornment Variables make life easier. In this article I describe how to use environment variables in daily work. And I am going to show some useful examples.