I came across a scenario today when I was helping during a migration project. We wanted to map a drive based on a value in extensionattribute on the user. First, we thought that we would solve it with a script, but then it hit me like a lightning bolt that it is possible to use […]
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Yesterday Microsoft released a hotfix that’s a big collection of fixes for slow boot and slow login on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Check this article from one of the PFE’s: http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2013/03/12/slow-boot-slow-login-sbsl-hotfix-rollup-for-windows-7-and-server-2008-r2-available-today.aspx Tested this on a computer that before the hotfix would use 20+ minutes, after applying the hotfix it now takes about […]
Came across a weird issue at one of my customers recently where RDP connections would randomly (or so it seemed) drop when users were working on remote machines. They are using Configuration Manager 2012 and have client settings setup so that Remote Control is enabled on all clients. After seeing this post by Wes Kroesbergen and this […]
NPS Server: A certification chain processed correctly, but one of the CA certificates is not trus...
We got this “denied connection” messages on the NPS server when clients tried to connect to WIFI. It was a new established WIFI and NPS server, and I was contacted because it actually should been working:). I off course checked the Trusted Root Certification Authorities and Intermediate container. I was surprised that this was populated […]
I had an issue with Microsoft Excel 2010 (well not exact an Excel issue, but anyway). When a end-user tried to use this formula “=TEXT(DATE(2012,2,20),”dd.mm.yyyy”) “ It end up like this: This is likely an language issue, because we likely have some Norwegian settings. If we try “=TEXT(DATE(2012,2,20),”dd.mm.åååå”) “ it ends up like. Okay, so […]
It was my dear colleague Morgan Simonsen that gave me this tips and was why I looked into it. All creds to him for this. http://morgansimonsen.wordpress.com/ Have you ever noticed this: Yeah I know. Everybody has seen the power options from Group policy preferences. But have another look. You will see that all the options […]