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[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]

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 !

Start powershell with the same settings everytime.

Do you need to add the same command’s in powershell everytime you start powershell?

This can be done automatically !

 

I always start powershell with start-stranscript and change the default location to C:\Scripts.

You can execute this automatically :

 

First check wetter there is a Profile in use

Read more… Start powershell with the same settings everytime.

Windows 10 technical preview

As of this week you can download Microsoft 10 technical preview.

Click this link to go to the download site