Recently I had to reset my Root account password on my Synology DS214Play. I had set the password when I first got the Synology, and of course I forgot it. Resetting the account is no problem as there is a clear manual available on the Synology forums.However I wanted to do this trough PowerShell.
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About Stef Driessen
An experienced and creative IT specialist that proactively contributes to achieving customers’ goals. Is highly driven to finish a job within the agreed time-frame. Special roles: systems engineer, system manager, project co-worker, team leader, migration specialist.
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Since installing the Windows 10 Creators Update my computer has been asking to do a CHKDSK at every boot up. Although even letting it complete the countdown it never actually starts doing the check. Instead it starts another countdown which results the same, it cancels around 3/5 seconds and continues to boot to Windows 10.
When you are a frequent user of SCCM, sooner or later you will want a custom variable on which u can set a dependency for jobs further on in the task sequence. After searching online for a while and not finding a satisfying answer I decided to create a short how-to.
A while back we had strange incident occurring on a couple hundred of Windows Embedded systems build into Computer on Wheels (COWS). In this case the machine would boot up and where it normally should show the Imprivata login screen it now didn’t show anything at all!
For a customer I was asked to create a easy way to deploy images to thin clients and thin pc’s. The preference was to use a USB stick as network was not a option. This brought a number of challenges that I will discuss in this blog. Fase 1 - Create the WinPE Usb stick […]
Recently I was asked to build a wes7 (Windows Embedded Standard 7) image with VMware view client for a HP T5740 2GB model. This request did bring some interesting problems to the table like: How to get WES7 on a 2GB flash drive How to import the correct drivers to the image during install How […]
After a couple days of using Windows 8.1 I suddenly got an error when connecting with Citrix or a normal remote desktop session. Both the applications gave the error that there were no terminal server license servers available, which prevented me from connecting.
Recently we encountered the problem that one of our customers weren’t getting any calendar reminder pop-ups. As there were only a few people that had this problem we had to figure out what was causing this.
Since I got my new laptop (XPS 14z) I’ve been running into the following annoying problem. When I minimalize my full screen remote desktop session it’s not possible to maximize it back again.It would maximize to a window size smaller than my monitor so I have to scroll to see everything from my session. Especially […]
In the new Windows 8 or Server 2012 it can be annoying to switch back en forth to be able to use the Metro-apps. So why not make a shortcut to use the Metro-apps directly from your desktop.