I am used to working with built-in MMC consoles and control panel files. I know most of them by heart. I always tell my students to remember the most common ones in […]
With the release of Windows 10, Microsofts Client-Operating System has become more and more an app-focused operating system. Windows 10 S underlines that. In Windows 10 S, users can only install apps […]
Windows 10: Changing the default Projector Settings with displayswitch.exe (Duplicate, Extend …) using Group Policies
The default projector setting in Windows 10 is set to “Extend”. If you want to change that behavior, you have to press Windows key + P and select “Duplicate”. In this blog […]
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.