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Troubleshoot MDT Deployments with log files

How to: troubleshoot MDT deployments with log files Chances are good that at some point you will experience a hiccup during your deployment process.  An incorrect setting, missing driver, or improper script syntax has...

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PXE booting with WDS – DHCP Scope vs IP Helpers

I recently embarked on a mission to implement (WDS) Windows Deployment Services into our environment.  Due to a multitude of factors the WDS server could not be implemented onto the existing DHCP Server, and...

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VB.NET detect laptop or desktop

Using VB.NET detect laptop or desktop You may run into a situation where you want to check the machine type and determine if your application is running on a desktop or laptop. This article...

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VB.NET get list of local administrators

Using VB.NET get list of local administrators This post will cover how to use VB.net to get a list of local administrators from a device. If you’re like me, you’ve already searched around and...

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Play nearly all file types on your iOS device

Transfer and play nearly all file types on your iOS device At some point you may have found yourself wanting to play a music or video file on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch...

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Synology DS112 Basic Setup Guide

Synology DS112 DiskStation step by step setup guide I’m a big fan of Synology.  Their NAS stations are fairly simple to setup and configure, are rock solid, and can perform a myriad of different...

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ADPinger – a tool for removing old computer accounts in AD

v0.9.9.9 beta – a program for removing old computer accounts ADPinger is finally out for public beta!  You can find out more on the ADPinger website. I created ADPinger to help me more effectively...

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Synology DS1512+ RAM Upgrade to 3GB – A How to Guide

Upgrading your Synology DS1512+ to 3GB of RAM 1. Purchase compatible memory The first step in your Synology DS1512+ RAM Upgrade is to acquire a compatible RAM module. Synology states the DS1512+ supports: 2GB -DDR3-1066...

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Remotely Install Windows Updates – A How To Guide

Trying to remotely install windows updates can prove to be a real challenge. WSUS is a great tool for deploying MS updates throughout your environment, but the default GPO settings for WSUS only permits...

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Using ImageX to capture and deploy an image: a basic example

In this post I’ll go through a basic example of capturing and deploying a system image using ImageX: Sysprep the reference computer Capture an image of the reference computer Deploy the image to the...