Install the Office 2016 & 2013 GPO Templates
Jan17

Install the Office 2016 & 2013 GPO Templates

KB ID 0001095 Problem I deployed a Remote Desktop Services server today, and when I logged on with my test users I fired up Office, and got the welcome movie. Thats going to annoy my client so I need to stop that happening. Yes I know its pretty straight forward but I’m not a 64 year old typist called Marjorie. Solution Note: This ia a ‘User’ Policy so you may need to enable ‘loopback processing’. 1....

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Windows Administrator “Lost Password” / “Password Reset”
Nov30

Windows Administrator “Lost Password” / “Password Reset”

KB ID 0000159 Problem You have forgotten your password, or the administrators password fo your Windows machine. Also See: Windows 8 – Lost / Forgotten Password? Note: You can also ‘Blank’ or reset the DSRM (Directory Services Restore Mode) password on a Domain Controller (Tested on 2012 R2, by blanking the password). Using this method. Solution Software Download Links Password Reset CD Image (3.5Mb) Note: This is a...

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Factory Reset a Cisco Firewall
Nov23

Factory Reset a Cisco Firewall

KB ID 0000007  Problem You want to wipe the firewall’s config and revert to the factory settings (passwords blank – management or inside set to 192.168.1.1 and DHCP enabled, with all other settings wiped). Solution 1. Connect to the ASA via the console Cable. CLICK HERE 2. log in and go to configure terminal mode. 3. Execute the following command “config factory-default” 4. Press the space bar a few times to execute the...

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VMware View  Connection Server  – Stop Session timeouts
Nov17

VMware View Connection Server – Stop Session timeouts

KB ID 0000605 Problem For security reasons, the VMware View Administrator will timeout after a short period of inactivity, and you will see the following. Server Error Your session has timed out. Please log in again. Click OK to be redirected to the login screen. However if you work in the console a lot, this can get quite annoying. Solution From within the View Administrator console > View Configuration > Global settings >...

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How to Tell if Windows is 32 or 64 bit
Nov17

How to Tell if Windows is 32 or 64 bit

KB ID 0000153 Problem If you want to know what version (x64 or x86) of Windows you are running, then this is the simplest way to find out. Solution Under accessories run system information; Under System Type: If it says x86 then it’s 32 bit. However if it says x64 then it’s 64 bit. Windows XP and Server 2003 1. Click Start > Run > sysdm.cpl {enter} > General Tab. Windows XP x32 (x86) and Windows XP x64 Windows...

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