Windows Server 2022 SFTP
Apr12

Windows Server 2022 SFTP

KB ID 0001779 Problem Note: This will also work on Server 2019 There’s really no excuse to be using FTP any more, it’s insecure and your username, passwords and data are sent in clear text! So let’s put the secure in FTP and deploy Windows Server 2022 SFTP instead!  Note: Yes there’s FTPS as well (and it’s not the same), that adds a secure layer to the old FTP protocol. SFTP is a completely different...

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Upload Files to VMware Datastore Fails
Apr11

Upload Files to VMware Datastore Fails

KB ID 0001777 Problem Whilst attempting to upload an ISO into a VMware datastore this morning, I got this error; The operation failed for an undetermined reason. Typically this problem occurs due to certificates that the browser does not trust. If you are using self-signed or custom certificates, open the URL below in a new browser tab and accept the certificate, then retry the operation. Solution I’ve encountered this exact...

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Where Was The Windows Lock Screen Photo Taken?
Mar14

Where Was The Windows Lock Screen Photo Taken?

KB ID 0001775 Problem I’m using Windows 11 here (where its easier to tell!) But ever Since Windows 10 (build 1607) you have been able to get that information on the Lock Screen itself. Lock Screen Location On the screen locate ‘Like the image that you see’, or ‘Like what you see’ on Windows 10, and It will tell you the photo subject. Where Does Windows Keep the Lock Screen Pictures? They are stored at,...

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Outlook OAB download fails with 0x80004005 and/or 0x8004010F
Mar08

Outlook OAB download fails with 0x80004005 and/or 0x8004010F

KB ID 0000035  Problem 0x8004010F is caused by client not being able to see the Offline Address Book. 0x8004010F Error With Exchange 2013/2016/2019 Firstly make sure your autodiscover is correct, on the Exchange server open the Exchange management shell, and issue the following  command. Get-clientAccessServer | fl Name,AutoDiscoverServiceInternalUri If you need to fix/change it, use the following syntax. Set-ClientAccessServer...

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Windows 11: Enable Ransomware Protection
Mar04

Windows 11: Enable Ransomware Protection

KB ID 0001774 Problem You can enable Ransomware protection to files and folders within Windows 11, (this assumes you have access to OneDrive). Locate and Enable Ransomware Protection  Windows Button > Settings. Search for “Windows Security”. Virus & Threat Protection (If yours is not selectable see the video (above). Locate Ransomware Protection. Switch to ‘On’. Yes. To se the folders currently being...

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Stop Windows 11 Upgrade
Feb04

Stop Windows 11 Upgrade

KB ID 0001773 Problem I have no problem with Windows 11, In fact I prefer its UI. But if experience has taught me anything, it’s that businesses will not be as quick to adapt Windows 11 as the general public. Some private companies spend ‘ages’ testing production OS’s with various applications, and getting a change to that config can be a ‘challenge’. So there are valid reasons for wanting to stop a...

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