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SHD – Set Those Speakers

I hate it when someone calls and says they can’t hear their video while on a terminal server. 99% of the time is because the sound is muted on the local computer. Believe it or not, this is very simple to solve. We do this by using wscript.shell. We first start by making the object…

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SHD – Set Mac Structure

I hate it when you get a mac address that’s not in the right format. Last week I got the mac address XX-XX-XX-XX when I needed to input it as XX:XX:XX:XX. So aggravating. So, here comes PowerShell to help. First, let’s validate the mac address. Second, let’s change out the pattern, and finally, we display…

Information Technology

TPM Chips

When you need to bitlocker hundreds of machines, but can’t have the machines restart, it’s best to look for the TPM chip another way instead of the standard hardware check method. The best way to do this is using a PowerShell Cim Instance. We grab the win32_tpm class from the computer and we want to…

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Anger

Last night I walked into the bathroom to brush my teeth like normal. I grabbed my toothpaste. I noticed it was squeezed almost empty by one of the kids. I’m a roller person. I grab my toothpaste and started rolling it up. Then I stepped in front of the mirror. The heal of my foot…

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Eating Vomit

Does the thought of eating vomit make you feel sick to your stomach? Would you eat your own vomit? It’s amazing that Dogs will go back to their vomit and eat it. Sounds Gross doesn’t it? Did you know we do the same thing? Dog Vomit “As a dog returns to its vomit, so a…