I was patching some heinously out of date client servers today that kept getting stuck at 0%, 99% and various other percentages on the ‘downloading updates’ phase of applying Windows Updates. All the usual tricks of deleting the Download folder within C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution didn’t work. Antivirus being disabled seemed to solve some of the issue, but not […]
TLDR: Use TWRP Recovery v184.108.40.206 (see link below) If having issues with getting the phone to be recognised by Windows 10 in order to run Fastboot and ADB commands while the phone is in Fastboot, see the registry entry below. Before the Nexus 6P and HTC One (M7), I owned an HTC Desire HD. […]
This is how I’m contributing to the consumption of the ‘internet of shit’. Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway, Unifi Access Point AC Lite, VLAN-capable TP-Link switch: because my ISP delivers Ethernet into my house, this is great as I have my own highly powerful router, that’s integrated with the management/statistics collected by the Unifi software. The […]
Been travelling with your sans-GPS/WiFi digital camera? Went across a timezone boundary or haven’t used your camera since you were in a different timezone? Bugger. Now all your photos will be out of line with your pokédex, since that changed along with the cellular network.
It’s ok! Luckily, ExifTool by Phil Harvey is here to save you!
Assuming you have the following deployed to your users: OneDrive for Business sync client Microsoft Sign-In Assistant Office 2013 / Office 365 ProPlus (I haven’t explicitly validated this, but it is what I have installed on my test PC) …then configuring Office to use a SharePoint Online library for Shared document templates is pretty easy. […]
Understanding Web Proxy Configuration – IEInternals – Site Home – MSDN Blogs. The above link is a very thorough article detailing proxy configuration within Windows. Its not quite as easy as you might expect! The most pertinent of things; not everything uses the proxy configuration specified in LAN Settings within the Internet Explorer’s Internet Options […]
Setting up Yammer Directory Sync With Office365 – Life on Planet Groove. This is a great article on how to get Yammer Directory Sync configured and all the various advanced configuration items you need to do to have it work nicely. Ignore the “With Office365” part, though. This isn’t about synchronising Yammer with your Office […]
Remotely enable Remote Desktop in Windows 7 & Server 2008. Very handy article on how to enable Remote Desktop remotely when you have network access to the machine.
This is a Quick Publish article; this means it probably doesn’t make much sense, but at least gets what I want to share out there Due to Microsoft’s staggered approach to rolling out the Windows 8.1 Update globally via Windows Update, I got impatient waiting for it to arrive on my home PC after having […]
This table provides a thorough comparison of the difference in functionality between SharePoint 2013’s Foundation, Standard and Enterprise editions. SharePoint 2013 feature comparison chart all editions | blksthl.