Category: Microsoft

PS – Run as another user

You should be passing the password to the Start-Process cmdlet in a more secure way, it can be stored in a file as an encrypted string. The account that encrypts the string is the only one that can decrypt it so bear that in mind. $secpasswd = ConvertTo-SecureString “password” -AsPlainText -Force $mycreds = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential(“DOMAIN\user”,…




Configure Bitlocker during deployment

Set X256 AES Encryption Cipher reg add “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\FVE” -t REG_DWORD -v EncryptionMethodWithXtsFdv -d 7 -f Set Full Disk Encryption reg add “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\FVE” -t REG_DWORD -v OSEncryptionType -d 1 -f Set Bitlocker PIN manage-bde -add C: -TPMAndPIN 123456 Enable Bitlocker manage-bde -on C: -rp




WSUS Sync Soap Error

Possible Cause This issue occurs if the WSUS servers are configured to use the old synchronization endpoint, https://fe2.update.microsoft.com/v6. This endpoint was fully decommissioned and is no longer reachable after July 8, 2019. Resolution To fix the issue, change the synchronization endpoint in WSUS configuration to https://sws.update.microsoft.com. To do this, follow these steps on the topmost WSUS server that connects…



Delete the Offline Address Book in Outlook

On your keyboard press Windows Key + R Paste in the following: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook Click OK Rename the Offline Address Books folder