PowerToys – It has the tools you didn’t know you needed

för 3 veckor sedan | Sebastian Stegrin

Microsoft PowerToys is a set of tools made for Windows that aren't built-in from scratch. All of my blog posts has a reason behind it and this case isn't any different. At my work computer I have 3 displays, on one of them I always have the same applications in the exact same position. The annoying thing is that every time I restart my computer I have to re-organize the applications again. That's why I'm happy when PowerToys was announced because this application solved the issue for me, and also some other things that I didn't even know was an issue before. Read More

Running Linux inside Windows 10 with Visual Studio Code

för 5 månader sedan | Vikingur Saemundsson

Like most of the users in the world, I’m running a Managed Window 10 client, we enforce many polices such as applocker and more to enforce policies. This can sometimes be an problem when working with developer tools. Due to this problem businesses often look the other way when it… Read More

Invoking commands on remote machines – FAST

för 5 månader sedan | Vikingur Saemundsson

Invoking commands remotely on machines is something we must do from time to time, in many scenarios speed is a critical factor as the remote command could be in response to anything from a incident to security breach. Speed combined with large environments in the cloud with many clients/servers deallocated… Read More

Office365 ProPlus + Google Chrome = Bing

för 11 månader sedan | Robert Skyllberg

Starting February Microsoft will include an extension in Office365 ProPlus for Microsoft Search in Bing, which among other changes, will change your default search engine in Google Chrome to Bing. Microsoft released the table below as their tentative schedule for the different Office365 ProPlus update channels. However, this might… Read More

Securing Onedrive – Cleaning up unwanted sharing permissions

för 1 år sedan | Vikingur Saemundsson

OneDrive for Business is great! The administration tools provided is not! If you’re still reading you might agree with me when I say that Sharepoint Online admin center is far from the best experience when administrating anything related to OneDrive. Luckily we have access to everything we might need… Read More

Troubleshoot TPM issues

för 1 år sedan | Sebastian Stegrin

The TPM-chip plays a bigger role today when devices need to be more secure. TPM is a small chip on the motherboard that stores RSA encryption keys, these keys are specific to your hardware. During the last year I've noticed 2 different types of errors regarding the TPM-chip and that's why I'm going to describe how I solved them. Read More

Microsoft Access Driver Query is corrupt

för 1 år sedan | Hanessa Milaszewski

INTRODUCTION Today I was involved in a particular incident where Windows Updates did its thing and broke something. This time it involved an update for Access, a database program provided by Microsoft, causing specific queries to output that they are corrupt. Due to its unclear nature at first, I thought I would write a quick blog post and hopefully spare other system administrators from at least some amount of head scratching. Read More

Basic Troubleshooting in Windows 10

för 1 år sedan | Sebastian Stegrin

In my role I receive a lot of incidents that needs to be solved. My mission is firstly to restore the service back to normal. Once the service is back to normal we can look at making any further changes so that the incident won't happen again. In this post I will focus my troubleshooting on the operating system Windows 10 and how I solve most of my cases. This is mostly focused on first line cases and pretty basic troubleshooting. Windows 10 is an operating system used in most enterprise environments that is widely known around the world. There are several different ways to troubleshoot in Windows, so lets start to list some of the basic tools you might want to use while troubleshoot. Read More

Powershell in the Cloud – Part 1 – Azure Automation – Managing your Infrastructure from the Cloud

för 1 år sedan | Vikingur Saemundsson

I recently held a talk about Powershell in the Cloud in Powershell User Group Sweden, this 3 part series is an attempt to refine and expand on that talk. The series will focus on the functionality rather than the code behind it as I want the content to be accessible… Read More

Evoko Liso – A stylish meeting room manager with the complete package!

för 1 år sedan | Hanessa Milaszewski

INTRODUCTION Working majority of my time within an office setting, I am, as well as many other office workers, very aware with the procedure of booking meetings. Quickly summarized, this amounts to opening the enterprise’s chosen collaboration tool, inviting required attendees all while ensuring that there are available meeting rooms with the suitable equipment. Believe it or not, this common practice is often set for confusion which could be one of the many reasons that a whole market for various meeting equipment exists. One of these that had their surge within their market are so called room managers, which are meant to be mounted just outside of a meeting room while often having the ability to book the desired room directly or to display its availability during the day. Recently, I have been working with Evoko Liso Room Manager and would like to share my experience with it. Read More