Help Desk

Numlock On Startup

I hate it when I start up my PC and my number lock is turned off. Did you know you can set this to be automatic. Yep that’s right, automatic. Start up powershell as administrator and run the single line of code below. Then you should be set to go. Use wisely fellow admins.

Group Policy

Tattooing with Group Policy

No, we are not using group policy to put your skull and crossbones tattoo on people. Tattooing is in reference to policies that make changes to the registry that are not removed after the policy is removed. These changes are Permanent and require the admin to manually remove them. I have seen Tattooing become a…

Help Desk

2FA and Outlook

A friend’s company turned on 2fa for their office 365. When people logged into they were prompted to 2-factor authenticate with the system. Some choose to call in, some choose text, and others choose the app. It was doing good, but outlook gave them troubles. It turns out that office 2013 and office 2016…

Information Technology


Ever need a service that copies a single folder to multiple locations at once? This script will do just that. It will copy a single location to more than one location and even log the outcomes accordingly. Thus, you will be able to set this one up as a task and run it every so…


My PTSD Adventure

This is a story of addiction brought on by untreated PTSD and freedom of that PTSD. It’s a painful one for me and my wife. However, our pain has helped others and will continue to help others. Before you begin to read, please understand that this post is full of potential triggers. This story doesn’t have a…

Help Desk

Copy A User’s Group to Other Users

Often times I am asked to give user a the same rights as user b. Since everything is setup with groups, this is easy to do. All I have to do is copy all the security groups to the new users. Normally I would use the command Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership whoever, that has become less trust worthy…

Help Desk

Get Lock Out Info From DC

Have you ever had trouble getting lockout information for a single user? The DCs have the logs, but getting them can be tough. The core idea is to use the Get-Winevent command to gather the logs needed. Doing this from a remote computer is time-consuming. However, using the Invoke-Command tends to speed things up. Inside…


Mental Health Links

Rest Relax with this video – 10 Minutes Relax with this video – 5 minutes Suicide Awareness and Hotlines American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Suicide Awareness Voices of Education Suicide: Read This First ADHD Dr Amen ADD Clinic NIMH – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association World Federation of ADHD ADHD…