How to correctly set-up folder redirection permissions for My Documents, Start Menu and Desktop. I have worked on many company computer systems where this hadn’t been done correctly resulting in full access to all files and folders, as an outsider I had access to other peoples my [...]Read more Folder redirection permissions. My Documents / Start Menu / Desktop
OK so I had an issue that Microsoft released an update for Windows XP that I needed to install but they didn’t do an MSI so I couldn’t deploy is using GPO which was a real pain.Read more Deploy .exe using batch check os version and if the update is already installed.
Windows provides several methods to view processes remotely on another computer. Terminal Server is one way or you can use the command line utility pslist from Microsoft Sysinternals site. While both options are good alternatives, Windows XP and Vista provides a built in utility for viewing and [...]Read more How To View and Kill Processes On Remote Windows Computers
It sometimes happens (and it’s not a good sign most of the time): you’d like to stop a Windows Service, and when you issue the stop command through the SCM (Service Control Manager) or by using the ServiceProcess classes in the .NET Framework or by other means (net stop, Win32 API), [...]Read more KILLING A WINDOWS SERVICE THAT SEEMS TO HANG ON “STOPPING”
Time synchronization is an important aspect for all computers on the network. By default, the clients computers get their time from a Domain Controller and the Domain Controller gets his time from the domain’s PDC Operation Master. Therefore the PDC must synchronize his time from an external [...]Read more Synchronise time with external NTP server on Windows Server