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Can I get user passwords from the AD database?

September 13th, 2013 No comments

By default user account passwords are stored as password hash (Hash is
based on one-way encryption, which means you can’t reverse it to get
plaintext).. Read more…

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Tips For Naming OU design considerations.

September 13th, 2013 No comments

The Group Policy architecture is flexible and allows for many types of design. The guiding principle as you design your organizational unit structure should be to create a structure that is easy to manage and troubleshoot. Read more…

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How would you find all users that have not logged on since last month?

September 13th, 2013 No comments

You can use DSQuery user command for this purpose. Read more…

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Group Policy Security Filtering

September 13th, 2013 No comments

You can’t apply GPO’s to groups or users. GPO’s are applied to local
PC’s, sites, domains and OU’s (in that order I might add), but not to
groups or users. Well my faithful reader, you can apply them to groups
and users too, with a little trickery! Read more…

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Enable or disable File Sharing with Group Policy

November 5th, 2012 No comments

You can use this procedure to enable or disable a user’s ability to share files within his or her profile. Read more…

Batch file script to map network drive to users

November 5th, 2012 1 comment

A batch file is a text file containing a series of commands intended to be executed by the command interpreter. When a batch file is run, the shell program reads the file and executes its commands, normally line-by-line. Read more…

How to extend Win7′s trial to a full four months

October 29th, 2012 No comments

If you install Windows 7 and don’t enter an installation key, the 30-day activation clock starts. Read more…

Windows 7 RTM concurrent remote desktop patch

October 17th, 2012 No comments

termsrv.dll patcher for Windows 7 RTM Ultimate, Professional, Home Premium 64 bit and 32 bit Read more…

Using RSOP

October 10th, 2012 No comments

Using RSoP

RSoP provides the following tools that you can use to obtain the information necessary to best configure Group Policy for your organization: Read more…

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Reset MSQL Root password in WAMP server

October 1st, 2012 No comments
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