How to Change a Network Type from Public to Private in Windows

Posted on February 17, 2015 · Posted in Windows 8, Windows Server 2012
network 4 public network

One of the troubles a new network connection sometimes faces in Windows 8 / 2012 is that the network is wrongly detected as Public Network when it has to be detected as Private  and vice versa. You cannot change the network type from the graphical interface of Network and Sharing.. read more

How to Hide a Windows Service from Users

Posted on February 13, 2015 · Posted in Windows 8
How to hide windows service from users

In this article we’ll tell about a simple way to hide a certain Windows service from the list of services in Services.msc console. With this technique, a particular service can be hidden from all users of the computer (including administrators). Thus, we don’t allow anyone to stop / delete /.. read more

How to Import and Export PST Files in Exchange 2013

Posted on February 10, 2015 · Posted in Exchange
"Mailbox Import Export" role in Exchange 2013

In the previous Exchange versions, to import/export data from Exchange to PST files you had to use third party utilities. As the most common tool ExMerge can be named, which any experienced Exchange administrator had to use. In Exchange Server 2010 SP1 to import/export the contents of the Exchange mailbox.. read more

FTP Server with User Isolation on Windows Server 2012 R2

Posted on January 9, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2
ftp user home folder is isolated

Despite FTP being one of the oldest protocols (it is 40 years old already), it is being used everywhere when a simple file transfer protocol is necessary. It is possible to install an FTP server in any Microsoft operation system. Last deep modernization of the service was made in Windows.. read more

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.