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About nicoljako

CTO of Exelegent, sysadmin, architect of IT infrastructures​

Workstation force WSUS check

New task – how to force the workstation to check updates on WSUS, open Powershell: PS C:\Users\nick.korkishko> Enter-PSSession workstation12 [workstation12]: PS C:\Users\TEMP.DERMATOLOGY.014\Documents>  wuauclt /detectnow

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How to identify list of inactive computers and move them to another OU

New task for IT: identity list of inactive computers and move them to another OU. As usual, PowerShell will help us. # Name : ListinActiveComputers.ps1 # Purpose: Get active computer accounts from active directory by # checking the last logon … Continue reading

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Kiosk mode on Windows 10 Pro

If you want to allow kiosk mode on Windows 10, you will face next issues: Microsoft Edge is not working in Kiosk mode. You will be able to log in but EDGE will not allow you to type any webpage … Continue reading

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Identify users in Groups by powershell

New task: list of users in Group (in ex. Domain Admins): #Script is writen by: Mykola Korkishko and Andryi Svintsitsky $array =@() $AllUsers=Get-ADUser -Properties * -Filter * foreach($user in $AllUsers){ #$Groups=$user |select -ExpandProperty Memberof if ($user.MemberOf.Contains(“CN=Domain Admins,CN=Users,DC=rcadv,DC=com”) -and $user.Enabled -eq … Continue reading

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IE version collection with PowerShell

Task for IT: collect statistic about IE versions in your environment without inventory system. What you need to enable: Remote registry on computers Run PowerShell script: #Script is writen by: Mykola Korkishko and Andryi Svintsitsky $array =@() $keyname = ‘SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Internet … Continue reading

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Terminal server session disabled

Sometimes, when you are trying to do RDP,  you can see the error: terminal server session disabled. You will not be able to do anything remotely with the server, especially from Server Manager – you will see Kerberos authentication error message. To resolve … Continue reading

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Windows 7 stuck on update

If you just install Windows 7 and you can’t update it. You just need to install AntyVirus – Microsoft Essentials will be enough. As soon you will install and update AV everything will be ok.

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