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    WinPE: How to Make WinPE Bootable USB or ISO

    First, you need to download Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) or newly named Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit. Then, following the steps below Step 1: Create working files Find Deployment and Imaging Tools Environment and run it Run copype to create a working copy of the Windows PE files.  I am going to call WinPE_amd64 as the folder name of my working copy of Windows PE. copype amd64 C:\WinPE_amd64 Step 2: Create Bootable Media You have the working files in the folder WinPE_amd64 under C drive now.  Now you need a thumb drive that is 512MB or greater.  You run the following command in order to create your bootable media.  Let’s…

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    Notary Public: How to Swear in Witnesses for Administrative Hearings

    Section 90.605, Florida Statutes (2013) Oath or affirmation of witness – (1) Before testifying, each witness shall declare that he or she will testify truthfully, by taking an oath or affirmation in substantially the following form: Do you swear or affirm that the evidence you are about to give will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? Other practical tips (this is not legal advice) for a notary who may be swearing in a party for the purposes of an administrative hearing are: (1) Always have your notary number, including the expiration date with you in the event that an Administrative Law Judge requests the information…

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    Macro: Save Attachments from Multiple Emails

    Step1. Press Alt+F11 to open the VBE in Outlook. Step2. Create a new module and call it mAttachmentSaver in the Project Explorer Step3. Copy the script below and paste it in that module.  Save it. Step3. Go back to Outlook UI, and then press Alt+F8 to open the Macros window. Step4. Select “ExecuteSaving” in the names list, and then click the Run button (Please remember to select Outlook item(s) before running this macro). Step5. Select a specific folder to save attachments from Browse For Folder dialog box, and then click the OK button.   VBScript Macro: mAttachmentSaver Attribute VB_Name = "mAttachmentSaver" '--------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ' The sample scripts are not supported under…

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    Microsoft Deployment Tools Installed From Scratch

    I would like to share with you a great 3-hour long video to show how to install MDT from scratch.  This video includes how to install Microsoft Windows Server, DNS, DHCP, Routing, Hyper-V, MDT, ADK, etc. References: Get started with the Microsoft deployment toolkit Create a Windows 10 Reference Image Deploy a Windows 10 Image using MDT Prepare for Windows Deployment with MDT Deploy Windows 10 in a test lab using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

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    Script: Unitrends Upgrade from DVD

    Upgrade script for Release 9.1+ #!/bin/bash # This script enables yum update by media disc, does the yum update, # then disables yum upgrade by media disc. # Version=1.0 function cleanup() { # Disable yum upgrade by DVD sed -i s/enabled=1/enabled=0/ /etc/yum.repos.d/ROS-Media.repo # Enable Unitrends/CentOS-Base repo saved_repos=( $(ls /etc/yum.repos.d/*.repo.save) ) for i in ${saved_repos[@]}; do mv ${i} ${i%.*} done # Clear yum cache yum clean all } function disable_repo() { uni_repo=( $(ls /etc/yum.repos.d/*nitrends*.repo) ) # Disable Unitrends Repo for i in ${uni_repo[@]}; do mv ${i} "${i}.save" done } function dvd() { # Mount Upgrade Media to /media/cdrecorder1 (mount point pre-exists on all DPUs) DIR=/media/cdrecorder1 # Check if mount directory exists…

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    Powershell: Get GUID of an application

    GUID is used to identify an application in the register for installing and uninstalling purposes.  In order to find the GUID, the following powershell command is probably the easy way to get it. get-wmiobject Win32_Product | sort-object -property Name | Format-Table IdentifyingNumber, Name, LocalPackage -AutoSize After getting the GUID, you can copy and search for it in your registry to find out more about the application such as install location, uninstall string, and more.  This information is the same information that you find in Program Features in the Control Panel. The registry paths to those GUIDs are usually as following HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall Reference https://stackoverflow.com/questions/29937568/how-can-i-find-the-product-guid-of-an-installed-msi-setup

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    Silently Install Laserfiche

    This command has not changed since Laserfiche 8.1. What you need The installation package of your Laserfiche program.  In this article, the location of the installation package is C:\Laserfiche Rio 10.3.1 Command C:\Laserfiche Rio 10.3.1\en\WindowsClient\SetupLf.exe" /installlevel=300 /noui /silent /iacceptlicensesagreement Reference Laserfiche Install Level 

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    Batch Script: Silently Uninstall Laserfiche

    What you need The installation package of the version that you want to uninstall.  In this article, the location of the installer is C:\LF 10.3 Installer\en\WindowsClient Script rem Uninstall Laserfiche components "C:\LF 10.3 Installer\en\WindowsClient\setuplf.exe" /remove /silent /noui rem Uninstall Laserfiche OCR component "C:\LF 10.3\en\OCR\Setup.exe" /remove /silent /noui Experience & Issues Some processes such as antivirus programs, antimalware programs, and WMIPrvSe.exe tend to get in the way when the installation happens.  You can use the command below in your batch script to kill those processes.  Example: taskkill /F /IM wmiprvse.exe

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    Exchange 2013 Logging: Clear out the log files

    In your Exchange 2013 environment you may be wondering why the space on your C:\ drive where Exchange is installed is filling up so quickly. This is due to the amount of logging Exchange 2013 does by default. Microsoft turned this on to assist them with more rapid assistance with customers instead of waiting for logs. From CU6 for Exchange 2013, .etl files were created. With the current build Exchange 2013 creates 50MB files at a time with a maximum of 100 files. For smaller businesses this is not ideal. The other feature that logs weekly and daily files is the Diagnostic logs (Health explorer). This will generate files up…

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    Adobe Reader Error “There was an error opening this document. The selected file cannot be found”

    When printing all attachments (PDF) from an email in Outlook, the user may experience the error message “there was an error opening this document.  The selected file cannot be found”. Cause: When the user opens an email and clicks on one attachment in that email, Outlook will save all the attachments in a temporary folder.  When printing all attachments in an email, Outlook may delete the files after the first one opens for some odd reason.  That’s why Adobe Reader cannot find the next file to open. Solution: Open your Registry Editor (type regedit in Run or Windows Command Prompt) Locate and then select the following registry subkey HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Options\Attachments If…

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