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You don’t currently have permission to access this folder Issue -Power Shell Add-NTFSAccess

Hi Guys, I was dealing with this issue a long time. And I want to share this information with you because it is important to you understand the security architecture of Windows. Actually you don't have access, but try to understand the word "CURRENTLY". That means that you could have access if you click on...

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Windows.old folder after Windows 10 Upgrade

Hi Guys, Proper way to delete Windows.old folder after Windows 10 Upgrade In this post I'll show you a step by step short tutorial to properly delete the Windows.old folder after a Windows Upgrade. Please don't do that in the file explorer just deleting the folder but use the proper tools. See bellow the screenshots....

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Troubleshooting GPO Drive Maps Preferences – Error Code 0x80070035

Hi guys, Some time ago I got an error while configuring GPO Preferences to map a network drive using item level targeting. The error was "0x80070035" the network location can not be found. The resolution of this issue was to remove the last slash " / " of the UNC share and voila! The GPO...

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Powershell – How to Remove user from all groups except domain users

First step – get groups that domain user is in… Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership -Identity  user | Format-Table -Property name Second step – remove member from all groups accept domain users $ADgroups = Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership -Identity  user | where {$_.Name -ne "Domain Users"} Remove-ADPrincipalGroupMembership -Identity  user -MemberOf $ADgroups -Confirm:$false

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Microsoft Server 2016 downgrade Licence from Datacenter to Standard

If you accidentally gave the wrong key to Windows Licencing and upgraded your server from 2016 Standard to 2016 Datacenter, by definition found on Microsoft, you will have to reinstall and migrate services to freshly installed server. But I found a simpler way. Go to – registry, run "Regedit.exe" Edit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion Key: EditionID Change...

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Docker – Save/Build image

The simplest and most dependable way to build any kind of container image is to use a Dockerfile and docker build. Both of these work great with Docker Windows containers. Details here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/windowscontainers/docker/manage_windows_dockerfile https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/windowscontainers/docker/optimize_windows_dockerfile

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Keep your Windows Containers up to date – By Stefan Scherer

Hi guys, I've been asked about Windows Updates for Container images... well. After reading this post of Mr. Scherer I realized that you just have to pull down the OS Image again. A good option is to use Nano Server, since the size is pretty smaller than Server Core. More detailed info in Mr. Scherer's...

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Hyper-V VM Generations & Versions

Hi guys! I've just found a nice article explaining very well about Hyper-V VM Generations, what actually the Gen. it is? And what we may need to know about differentiating the terms "Generation" and "Versions" Here is the link. Hyper-V VM generations & versioning explained Thanks to Mr. Andrew Zhelezko for his contribution!

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