Month: May 2013

Group Policy Object – Disable the Windows 7 Professional Screen Resolution Settings

You may use the following Group Policy Object (GPO) settings to lock the Screen Resolution settings in a Windows Server 2003 R2 Active Directory (AD) domain. To configure the Screen Resolution settings open the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) and create a Group Policy. This may be done by right clicking the Group Policy Objects organizational unit (OU)…


Barracuda Networks – Web Filter 310 Reports

You may use the following method to create a web statistics report (i.e. users by request) for the previous calendar week (i.e. last week) of all Microsoft Active Directory (AD) users in your domain. After logging into the Barracuda Networks Web Filter 310 perform the following: 1. Navigate to BASIC > Reports 2. Under Filtering Options…


Microsoft Windows PowerShell – Delete Files Older Than X Days

You may use the following Microsoft Windows PowerShell script to delete files in a directory that are X days old (I found the script here: http://elderec.org/2012/02/scripting-delete-files-and-folders-older-than-x-days/). ===START=== # set folder path $dump_path = “C:\shares\dump” # set min age of files $max_days = “-7” # get the current date $curr_date = Get-Date # determine how far back…


Microsoft Windows PowerShell – Set-ExecutionPolicy Cmdlet

You may use the following command(s) to change the execution policy for Windows PowerShell. Set-ExecutionPolicy Restricted Set-ExecutionPolicy AllSigned Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Enjoy!


Microsoft Outlook 2010 – .JPG Attachments Will Not Open

Have you ever tried to open the first .JPG attached file in a Microsoft Outlook 2010 email and received the “Cannot create file: photo 1.JPG. Right-click the folder you want to create the file in, and then click Properties on the shortcut menu to check your permissions for the folder“? This error may be caused…


Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Core – GUI Installation

If you install Windows Server 2012 with a core installation (without the GUI) and later find that you would like to install the GUI you may do so using the following steps. 1. Use the Windows PowerShell command Get-WindowsImage -ImagePath <path to wim>\install.wim in order to determine the index number for a server with a GUI…


Hardware – Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool

If you are looking for a solution to run diagnostics on your Intel processors then I recommend the Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool. You may use the link below for information regarding this diagnostic tool. http://www.intel.com/support/processors/sb/CS-031726.htm Enjoy!