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XP SP3 > connection terminated unexpected server authentication certificate [Solved]

This week I ran into a problem with connecting a HP T510 thin client to a RDS server 2012 R2 server (with Server 2012 R2 gateway).

The thin client had a Windows XP SP3 (WES 2009) installation active. There was a possibility to upgrade to Windows 7 in the thin

Read more… XP SP3 > connection terminated unexpected server authentication certificate [Solved]

[Solved] W10 : Unable to use CD/DVD in Windows 10 on HP Probook

Today I wasn’t able to use the CD/DVD in Windows 10 on HP Probook.

Completely updated the PC with all of the available Windows/Office and hardware updates. Finally called HP for support, and the answer was astonishing:

This was a known problem with BIOS 1.07 !

Solution 1:

Factory

Read more… [Solved] W10 : Unable to use CD/DVD in Windows 10 on HP Probook

[Solved] : Start Powershell (ISE) as an Administrator

You can start Powershell and Powershell-ISE as an Administrator, from within a script by starting the script with this rule:

[Solved] Windows 10 : Disable Windows 10 autoupgrade

This script disables the automatic upgrade to Windows 10, by placing 2 regkeys if not set already.

[Solved] ADFS : Enable Single Sign-on (SSO) for Edge and Chrome browser

Problem:

When users upgraded their Desktop or notebook from Windows 7 or 8.1 to Windows 10, Edge (Internet Explorer’s replacement) stopped auto-logging in people when trying to hit the Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) server from inside the corporate network to sign in to Office 365.

Solution:

Change

Read more… [Solved] ADFS : Enable Single Sign-on (SSO) for Edge and Chrome browser

[SOLVED] When using a Volume Activation Management Tool ( VAMT ) 3.1: The specified KMS product key is invalid, of is unsupported by this version of VAMT. An update to support additional products may be available online. When adding Windows 10 product keys.

When you receive this error while trying to import your Windows 10 product keys to KMS VAMT server 3.1, the only way is to upgrade your VAMT version.

It is not possible to import Windows 10 keys in VAMT 3.1 keys.

Download the software from Microsoft:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/dn914754%28v=vs.85%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396Read more… [SOLVED] When using a Volume Activation Management Tool ( VAMT ) 3.1: The specified KMS product key is invalid, of is unsupported by this version of VAMT. An update to support additional products may be available online. When adding Windows 10 product keys.

Move files to sub folders based upon year and month LastWriteTime [Solved]

Very often I hear my colleagues say that zipping, deleting or archiving a folder takes to many time, and resources of the server they are working on.

This is due to the large amount of files in these folders.

 

In order to help then I write this simple script,

Read more… Move files to sub folders based upon year and month LastWriteTime [Solved]

How to connect to a domain-joined Exchange server from a stand-alone PC [Solved]

Special thanks to my colleague Eric Snijders for his contribution!

 

Be Aware:

This is not the best practice!

We have done this in order to decommission the current mail server!

 

This week I encountered some troubles connecting from my

Read more… How to connect to a domain-joined Exchange server from a stand-alone PC [Solved]

Working with Powershell and modules. [Solved]

For some time now I worked with Functions in Powershell, but wanted to go to the next level, working with modules.

Creating modules isn’t rocket science, but working with modules the right way is something completely different.

At first is I placed my modules at C:\Windows\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules\

But later I found

Read more… Working with Powershell and modules. [Solved]

Extend your Powershell ISE with tons of extra features => use ISESteroids 2.0 !

Have you always thought Powershell ISE is the best there is?

Then check out Powershell ISE !

Powershell ISE give you tons of extra features in Powershell ISE !

Download ISESteroids from : http://www.powertheshell.com/isesteroids2/download/

First check your Powershell version

$PSVersionTable.PSVersion.Major

In PowerShell 4 you need to download

Read more… Extend your Powershell ISE with tons of extra features => use ISESteroids 2.0 !