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Remove Orphaned Exchange Server

By | December 10, 2020

Removing a defunct Exchange Server from AD: ADSI Edit to Configuration\Services\Microsoft Exchange\<org name>\Administrative Group\Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT)\Servers +CN=[ServerName]  Delete from this point including all child-items If you have any exchange 2003 public folder references or routing groups, those will need to be deleted as well. They can be deleted using the management console if you prefer.

Install Exchange 2016

By | December 10, 2020

Upgrade Active Directory Forest Functional level in the organization to Server 2008R2 or later. Install .NET Framework 4.8 Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable Package

RDP Security Error

By | September 26, 2020

To bypass the error, merge this into the registry: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\CredSSP\Parameters] “AllowEncryptionOracle”=dword:00000002

Dell Client Configuration Toolkit

By | April 9, 2020

This utility provides BIOS configuration capability to Dell Optiplex, Latitude, and Precision systems from within Windows. The tool does not require a reboot and offers a GUI or CLI interface. On the Dell Support Site, this can be found under Drivers > Systems Management > Sys-Man_Application <version number>.exe.

Remote Execution

By | February 19, 2020

Four ways to remotely run an executable. ([WMICLASS]“PCName:Win32_Process”).create(“notepad.exe”) Invoke-WmiMethod –ComputerName PCName -Class win32_process -Name create -ArgumentList “notepad” Invoke-Command –ComputerName PCName –ScriptBlock {Start-Process notepad.exe} “C:\!msp\bin\PsExec.exe” @Z:\Delpoy\Software\Install.txt -s msiexec.exe /i “z:\Deploy\MSI\firefox.msi” /q

Adobe Creative Cloud App Failing

By | November 21, 2019

If the CC Desktop app (required for installing & updating) fails, you must uninstall and reinstall it. This would normally require removing all of the suite as the Desktop App can not be removed until all other Adobe programs are uninstalled. Fortunately, Adobe has created an uninstaller for the Desktop app.