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KB4056892

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Direct Download links for KB4056892 is now available for all devices with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. This is an emergency patch that addresses the major security flaw in Intel, AMD and ARM CPUs. You can also download KB4056892 offline installer from the company’s official website to update all of your devices at the same time. Windows […]

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Meltdown and Spectre

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2018 – WEEK ONE Hopes it would be a quiet end to the first week of 2018 have been crushed. As i’m sure you’re aware by now, the security world is in a flutter over the leaked announcment of two critical CPU vulnerabilities called Meltdown and Spectre. Meltdown Meltdown can read the contents of private kernel […]

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Google Home Commands

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So you just got your new Google Home, and now you’re probably wondering what to do with it. From controlling your connected lights to getting information about your favorite actor, Google Home, powered by the new Google Assistant, certainly has a lot of tricks up its sleeve which can be handled with Google Home commands from your […]

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Install and setup Skype for Business Server 2015 – Part 3

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Creating DNS records The proper functioning of the solution based on the creation of specific DNS entries to allow users to access servicesseamlessly. In this example, the DNS are required: Autodiscover : Lyncdiscoverinternal.DomainName.local, A record, ServerIP  Meeting: meet.DomainName.local, A record, ServerIP  Dialin: dialin.DomainName.local, A record, ServerIP  Administration: lyncadmin.DomainName.local, A record, ServerIP Web scheduler: scheduler.DomainName.local, A record, ServerIP  Pool: lyncpoolfe01.DomainName.local, A record, ServerIP          Creation […]

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Set Network Adapter Priorities within Windows 10

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Quick guide on forcing what adaptor windows should use when two or more options are available. WARNING: This is a specific scenario for me, Windows 10 does a really good job by default. Please test before deploying to the whole network. Scenario: Users have two network adaptors connected to the same network, wireless and ethernet […]

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Prerequisite not satisfied when trying to install Skype for Business Server 2015 – KB2982006

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You’re probably reading this post because you recognise this error: “Prerequisite not satisfied: Before you install Skype for Business Server 2015, you must Install an update for Windows Server 2012 R2. For details about the update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 2982006, “IIS crashes occasionally when a request is sent to a default document in […]

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Install and setup Skype for Business Server 2015 – Part 1

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SQL Server Installation for Skype for Business Server 2015   Extract the SQL iso to a folder using WinZIP or WinRAR. Run SQL Server setup from installation media. Select Installation and click on “New SQL Server stand-alone or add features to an existing installation”   Enter the product key and click on Next. Accept the license […]

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OctoPrint

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Quick guide on how i installed and configured my OctoPrint Anet A8 print server. OctoPrint is an open source web-based host for RepRap (Replication Rapid-Prototyper Project) printers. It serves as a web UI to upload and print g-code files and monitor current print jobs, you could even add a webcam and watch your job. Very useful as […]

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Migrating Print Server from Windows Server 2008r2 to Windows Server 2016

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Before you can start the migration process, you must ensure the Print and Document Services role is installed on the destination server. Backup the Source Server  From the new 2016 server you will need to open Print Management console. Open Server Manager, click Tools, and then click Print Management. Right Click Print Management, and select Migrate Printer. Select Export […]