I got disappointed after searching high and low on Google for how to use Group Policy in order to set a default printer. Almost every article I read assumed the reader had a print server available, or would deploy a local printer connection right from the Group Policy Management Console. Finally, I found the solution!
In a previous post, I talked about why I couldn’t access any file shares, or connect remotely to some systems. The issue was caused by services, protocols and clients missing from the network adapters. Now that the issue had been identified, I had two choices: manually touch every machine, using the mouse for most of… Read more »
Troubleshooting the ADMIN$ or IPC$ shares can be a painful ordeal for some.
Recently, I’ve been seeing posts about the new Skylake-based Intel processors that Dell is using in their Precision, Optiplex and Latitude lines of products. It makes the system fast, even without using much power, but it causes an issue if a SysAdmin needs to install Windows 7 from their installation media – most notably, the… Read more »
What is a Dev Server, and why should I use it for my clients?
I have a few gift / store / reward cards that I use at some stores, simply for the free rewards – A free drink every now and again, 10% off, etc. One store I used to frequent for my caffeine fix switched from a magnetic stripe card to an app-only system, for mobile phones.