Windows Server 2019

How to activate Windows Server Core 2019 from command line

After you’ve logged into Windows Server Core, you’re presented with the Command Prompt. From there, you can activate your copy of Windows. First, you have…

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Stop opening Server Manager at logon in Windows Server 2012 R2

The Server Manager wizard provides information of installed roles and features in . This Server Manager wizard will be automatically launched at logon when you…

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Windows 10

How to repair corrupted USB storage and reset to defaults

Whenever I connect my USB to PC it says “you need to format the disk in drive before you can use it”. When I try to format, it shows the disk capacity as 662MB which is the Linux image file size and not the original size of 8GB. How do I format the USB drive and start using it like before?

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AntiMalware Status

List Direct Reports to Manager in PowerShell

Here is the task for today to use . I was asked to find the list of employees under a specific manager. In you can…

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How to identify which domain controller authenticated a user

You  re running some troubleshooting on your network connected to and have questions like: which Domain Controller authenticated user on the current machine which Domain…

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Active Directory

Move all FSMO roles from server to another in Active Directory

Here is one liner to move all FSMO roles from one server to another. In most cases an administrator can keep the FSMO role holders…

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Active Directory

Update UPN for group of users or all users in domain

There can be situation when you will need to update UPN for your users in domain. In my situation this change helped to solve my…

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Active Directory

HOW TO LIST UPN SUFFIXES OF AN ACTIVE DIRECTORY FOREST

The default UPN is contained in the Canonical Name attribute on the Partitions container object in the configuration naming context. The default UPN suffix identifies…

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Error: Windows Cannot Find The Microsoft Software License Terms. Make sure the installation sources are valid and restart the installation

You are trying to build your lab on VMware Fusion installed on your Apple Mac Book Pro laptop. You  have downloaded latest build EVAL DVD…

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