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12.14.2016

How bad is Microsoft Azure that you cannot change the country billing is based in?

Recently I was attempting to add an a Azure virtual machine to an existing office 365 account of a client based in Indonesia. It then wants my credit card details to verify the account, I enter them but it says the zip code is not acceptable. I found out the credit card is not accepted […]

10.1.2016

Windows Hello for Business infrastructure

Windows Hello for Business infrastructure   What is windows hello?   Windows Hello is a more personal way to sign in to your Windows 10 devices with just a look or a touch. You’ll get enterprise-grade security without having to type in a password.   When you set up Windows Hello, it takes the data from the […]

09.10.2015

How to reset Microsoft Office Onenote screen clipping shortcut back to Windows+S in Windows 8 or Windows 10

As a user of onenote screen clipping about 10 times a day it was frustrating finding Windows 8 and then Windows 10 took over the old Windows+S shortcut combination to do a Windows search instead. Well I don’t want to do windows searches but I do want to screen clip. To get Onenote back to […]

03.28.2014

Fuji Xerox CM305 df SMB scanner settings and default login username and password

For configuring the scanner to sends scans to a shared folder do the following: Create a user for the scanner to login with a username and password on the domain/server/workstation. In the example below I created a user fujixerox. Create and Share a Scans folder. Assign read/write permissions for the scanner user created above Login […]

08.26.2013

Windows 2012 disable server manager from starting up

If you are frequently logging in and out to manage Windows 2012 server, a time wasting annoyance is waiting for the server manager to load while you are trying to get something useful done. In order to disable it go to Manage, Server Manager Properties and Check on Do not start Server Manager automatically at […]

08.12.2013

HyperV machine missing network card after restoring VHD on Windows 2012 server

Problem You have restored a VHD or moved it to a new HyperV 2012 Server from a 2008 server. When you restore and recreate the HyperV machine and start it up, it has no network connectivity. Running ipconfig shows media disconnected with no network card. Device manager shows no network device and Other devices showing […]

03.18.2013

Configuring Windows 2012 HyperV replication

Windows 2012 includes a fantastic new feature that provides redundancy and the ability to quickly failover a virtual machine from one HyperV server to another The HyperV replica server can either be on your local network or off-site for site disaster recovery. For offsite replication you will want to ensure you have a high bandwidth […]

12.21.2012

Cannot connect VPN using Vodafone with Galaxy android phone

11.27.2012

Script to Shut down and backup vmware virtual machines in Windows

This script shuts down the vmware virtual machines called SBS and TS Stops Windows services copies them from C:\virtualmachines to D:\virtualmachines restarts the services restarts the vmware machines @rem ———- Stop the Terminal Server ———- call “vmrun.exe” -T server -h https://localhost:8333/sdk -u administrator -p AdminPassword stop “[VMs] TS/TS.vmx” soft @rem ———- Stop the SBS Server […]

10.31.2012

Windows 7 desktop shortcuts disappearing

If you find an intermittent issue where the shortcuts on a Windows 7 desktop disappear it is likely because of the automatic maintenance windows does to remove missing shortcuts. In order to resolve this issue need to disable the automatic maintenance following the procedure below In Control Panel under System and Security go to Find […]