ASDM on Windows 11?
Nov24

ASDM on Windows 11?

ASDM on Windows 11 KB ID 0001806 Problem Can you install ASDM on Windows 11? yes, but as usual there’s some pre requisites. Someone asked this question on EE today, so I thought I’d check. ASDM on Windows 11 Solution ASDM requires Java, theres an open Java version, but to be honest, most people (and certainly most older firewalls) are using the Oracle JRE so make sure you have that installed before you do anything. Note:...

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Windows: Cisco ASDM ‘This app can’t run on your PC’
Nov24

Windows: Cisco ASDM ‘This app can’t run on your PC’

‘This app can’t run on your PC’ KB ID 0001574 Problem Whys isn’t Java dead yet? 🙁 Anyway, I tried to connect to a clients ASDM today, and from my Windows 10 machine, I got the following error; Windows 11 Windows 10 This app can’t run on your PC To find a version for your PC, check with the software publisher. ‘This app can’t run on your PC’ Solution Make sure you have installed Java...

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ESX: This PC Can’t Run Windows 11
Nov24

ESX: This PC Can’t Run Windows 11

KB ID 0001763 Problem: This PC Can’t Run windows 11 When attempting to install Windows 11 on ESX (in this example vSphere 6.7) you will receive the following error; Windows Setup This PC can’t run Windows 11 This PC doesn’t meet the minimum system requirements to install this version of Windows. For more information, visit https://aka.ms.WindowsSysReq The reason you are seeing this is probably not because you...

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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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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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