Remotely connect and logoff user with PsExec

PsExec - Remotely Connect and Logoff a User So, as the title says, sometimes when you have two users already connected remotely to a server, you need to disconnect someone, or to log him off or something... Well, you contact that person and ask politely to logoff by him\herself, and they don´t want to do … Continue reading Remotely connect and logoff user with PsExec

Internet Explorer Version Check via PowerShell

Internet Explorer Version Check via PowerShell Hello everyone. Recently I have got a task to check the version of Internet Explorer on our Windows Server 2008 R2 machines (yes, we are still using them, loads). I decided to check the IE via PowerShell ofc. But since I have had like 400 servers, I decided to … Continue reading Internet Explorer Version Check via PowerShell

Installing PowerShell 3.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Hello again. This morning I wanted to install PowerShell 3.0 version on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 because I needed to run some extra commands which were not present in Powershell 2.0. Usually, this goes pretty much easy, but today it wasn't a case. But lets start from the beginning shall we? Powershell 3.0 requirements … Continue reading Installing PowerShell 3.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Upgrading Windows 10 Technical Preview version 10162

Hi All. Few weeks ago, I installed Windows 10 Technical Preview Microsoft has released new Windows 10 Technical Preview version 10162 which you are able to download from Windows Insider Program here: Windows Insider Program So, once you download new ISO image, lets upgrade already installed Windows 10 TP to the newest version. Instead of … Continue reading Upgrading Windows 10 Technical Preview version 10162

Installing Windows Deployment Services on Windows Server 2012 R2

As some of you already know, we used RIS (Remote Installation Services) to deploy an OS remotely. But starting with Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008, Microsoft had deployed a new version of RIS, called Windows Deployment Services (WDS). We can install an OS without using an installation disc. We can deploy an OS through … Continue reading Installing Windows Deployment Services on Windows Server 2012 R2

Creating a Roaming Profiles Share in Windows Server 2012 R2

What is the difference between a profile and a roaming profile, you might ask yourself? Well, a profile is a folder that contains all the settings pertaining to a user's working environment. By default, the profile is stored in the C:\Users directory. A roaming profile, on the other hand, is stored on a network  instead … Continue reading Creating a Roaming Profiles Share in Windows Server 2012 R2