Admin Tips

Last Updated on 22 Sept. 2015, Total: 224 Knowledge Base Tips

3 Active Directory
59 Admin
3 Applications
45 Migration
62 Miscellaneous
23 Network
27 Security
2 Virtual Platforms
  1. Determining the UUID of a computer

    How to use WMI to determine the UUID of a computer... Read More

  2. Updating a Windows Image

    Here's one method you can use for updating a Windows image that you want to deploy using MDT 2010... Read More

  3. Securing 802.1X Authentication Settings

  4. Create a Wireless Hosted (Virtual) Network

    Using Microsoft's old VirturalWiFi feature, you can create a virtural wireless access point (AP)... Read More

  5. New Netsh WLAN Commands in Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2

    Review the new wireless networking commands for this command-line utility... Read More

  6. Change IP Address of Wireless Hosted Network

    Modify the default IP of for the virtual Wi-Fi access point (AP)... Read More

  7. Troubleshooting Sleep Mode Device Wake-Up with Powercfg

    Leveraging sleep mode can have a very positive impact on both your network and your budget. However, there are some devices that may cause you grief when your computer wakes up. We can use the update powercfg utility to troubleshoot this... Read More

  8. Enabling Hibernation in Windows Vista and 7

    The hibernation feature goes one step beyond simply putting a system to sleep, but configuring this isn’t as easy in Windows Vista and 7 as it has previously been. This tip will show you how to enable it... Read More

  9. Deleting Recently Opened PST Files

    If you’ve ever tried to delete or rename a PST file directly after opening it in Outlook 2007 then you were probably shocked to find that you couldn’t do so for at least thirty minutes. This can become bothersome in certain situations, but we can fix that with a simply registry edit... Read More

  10. Specifying the deployment type when running LiteTouch.vbs

    You can override the deployment type specified in the CustomSettings.ini file of MDT 2010 when you run LiteTouch.vbs from the command line... Read More

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