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Here you will find technical and non technical information regarding my day to day working life as a large organisation network administrator.

Create Bootable Windows USB – Missing

Background: MacBook Pro 2011 13″ OSX Mavericks   Attempted to install Windows 7 Pro via BootCamp but first off the “Create a Windows 7 install disk” option was missing. The fix i found was by editing the info.plist file to enable the “Create a Windows 7 install disk”. Go to Boot Camp Assistant in the finder and right click show package contents.… Read more →

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Flush Printer Batch File

This batch file was to help fix an issue a user had where the printer was set to spool on the local users computer (since changed to spool on server) but for what ever reason user could nopt print due to a stuck print job that was locked on deleting print job. All the user has to do is click… Read more →

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Lazy MS Office14 Serial Number and Activation Script.

Was having an issue with computers after an image rebuild was not activation windows right, it happened all in all 4 times now but after the 2nd it was taking more time to activate than I wanted so knocked up a quick batch file to input serial number and activate. Open notepad Copy/Paste in the following cd “C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft… Read more →

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LDAP Attributes and AD Manual Edit

We have recently got uniFlow print management installed and to get the costings right as a user might be in same department who is billed but also in sub department who is charged differently. We had to use both department field and one of the custom attribute fields {extensionAttribute1}, though a list could be useful for my records and others… Read more →