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Place chrome link on desktop, and open with chrome browser

Everyone on windows has a ‘default browser’ set. Windows knows this. In case you want to run Google Chrome and open an url, (and not your other default browser), well, then just create a good old shortcut (windows .lnk file) … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Start menu doesn’t work, fix from command line

If in Windows 10 your start menu doesn’t work, try the following: 1. Create a shortcut on your desktop to powershell. Right click on the desktop, choose new shortcut, type powershell and press enter, press enter. Right click the icon … Continue reading

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Removing Windows10 update, like, right now, from command line.

From command line do this: wusa /uninstall /kb:3035583 /quiet /norestart leave the /quiet and the /norestart to see what happens, you must reboot anyway, and wait for -some- time, don’t even speak of it, but it is the way things … Continue reading

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Looking for multimedia files [list of common multimedia files] -> solution? powershell!

Sometimes as system administrator, you find your file servers are cluttered with stuff you may want to decide to do something about, say, export to the final bin. However the case, you want to know what’s there. [and it is … Continue reading

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Nagios 3.4.1 Columns in status.cgi

That wasn’t nice. Nagios has 3 columns as a default hard coded inside its status.cgi. Today we have such wide screens to display things with… In order to change this default behaviour of old code, in nagios, change the following: … Continue reading

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LDAP Configuration for HP Printers and Active Directory

I had to figure out how to configure LDAP on these HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M476 series with LDAP support. The LDAP configuration was a tad bit different than I suspected. For some reason the SSL function didn’t work, … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 14.04 turn off virbr0

You installed virtualisation software during installation, and now your installation comes with a virbr0 in your interface list. You don’t want that. Remove it! Yo, Ubuntu turn off that vir, bro! > brctl delbr virbr0 bridge virbr0 is still up; … Continue reading

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OWA: Blocking Microsoft Internet Explorer

Internet explorer has a leak, and now you don’t trust it for people to logon to your OWA. (Outlook Web Access). You may want to block OWA to be used with Internet Explorer. To achieve this, I did the following: … Continue reading

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Ricoh and LDAP with Active Directory

Ricoh Multifunctionals working with LDAP to an Active Directory are fun! When it works. I ran into a problem with Ricoh Multifunctionals and the connection to an LDAP server. If you do too at some point run into trouble setting … Continue reading

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Windows 2008 R2 Server – Windows Update

Nice, Windows Update. Just for your information, setting a proxy server for windows updates goes with: netsh winhttp set proxy proxy-server:<port-nr> Had some problems on a fresh Windows 2008 R2 server, so I deleted the whole Windows Update registry key, … Continue reading

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