How to Configure Google Chrome via Group Policies

Posted on January 6, 2015 · Posted in Group Policies
Chrome Policy Settings

According to statistics, the most popular browser today is Google Chrome, but its position in corporate networks is not too strong. Many administrators are not widely introducing or using Google Chrome because it is quite difficult to manage and update it centrally. In this article we’ll get acquainted with the.. read more

How to Hide User from Windows 8 Welcome Screen

Posted on December 24, 2014 · Posted in Windows 8
Windows 8 show users accounts on Welcome screen

By default, Windows 8 (like Windows XP and Windows 7) shows the list of all local accounts on this computer on the Welcome screen (login screen). To log on to the system, user must to select the desired account and enter the password to it. If there are many local.. read more

Parsing HTML Webpages with Powershell

Posted on December 23, 2014 · Posted in Powershell
Invoke-WebRequest in Powershell 3.0

In PowerShell 3.0 it became possible to directly access and parse HTML web pages. To do it, a special cmdlet Invoke-WebRequest has been introduced. This cmdlet can provide number of scenarios: from uploading/downloading a file to/from any website using HTTP(S)/FTP ending with HTML page parsing, web services monitoring, filling and.. read more

Installing Office Web Apps on SharePoint 2013

Posted on December 21, 2014 · Posted in Misc
Office Web Apps docs

With the release of SharePoint 2013 has changed the concept of Office Web Apps, is now a separate farm (or single server) that can be used also as Exchange or Lync servers. Suppose that SharePoint 2013 is installed and we need to configure the server for Office Web Apps.

Windows 8 / 2012 Fix: “Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes”

Posted on December 18, 2014 · Posted in Windows 8
Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes. Do not turn off your computer

Let’s talk about quite a common problem arising from an incorrect or suddenly interrupted Windows update installation. It happens that somehow Windows 8 hasn’t been able to install updates correctly and has been restarted (restart as a result of an update error or power issues). After that, during the next.. read more

How to Restore Previous Session (Tabs) in Firefox

Posted on December 17, 2014 · Posted in Misc
Restore the Previous Session (Tabs) in Firefox

In this article we’ll consider how to restore the previous session with open tabs in Mozilla Firefox. The problem of loosing all tabs as a result of Mozilla Firefox crash (due to different reasons: from power outages to running out of available memory and system hang) occurs quite often.

Add Safe Mode to Windows 8 Boot Manager

Posted on December 12, 2014 · Posted in Windows 8
Windows 8 safe mode option in boot menu

Safe Mode is a special Windows boot mode used for troubleshooting and system diagnostics. When booting in the Safe Mode, the system is loaded with the minimum necessary drivers and services needed to run Windows. The Safe Mode appeared in Windows 95 and was used in all subsequent Windows versions… read more

How to Convert Install.ESD in to .ISO Image

Posted on December 10, 2014 · Posted in Windows 10
Windows 10 TP : C:\RecoveryImage\Install.esd

Recently Microsoft has issued the next Windows 10 Technical Preview build 9860 and the most of users were surprised to know that Microsoft hasn’t made the installation ISO file for this OS version available for download. It is only possible to update to Build 9860 online from the computer with.. read more

How to Check the Battery Health in Windows 8

Posted on December 9, 2014 · Posted in Windows 8
Battery report in Windows 8

One of the useful Windows 8 features for notebook/tablet owners is the opportunity to check the battery health using Windows built-in utilities. With this data, you can learn, how the battery is used, how worn it is, if it needs to be replaced and predict its lifetime. This information can.. read more

Hierarchical Address Book in Exchange 2013

Posted on November 27, 2014 · Posted in Exchange
Hierarchical Address Book in Outlook 2010

The feature of the Hierarchical Address Book (HAB) was first introduced in Exchange 2010 SP1 and is supported in the Outlook versions 2010 and 2013. As you can see from the name, the HAB feature allows to display mail recipients in the Outlook address book hierarchically, based on the organizational.. read more