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…

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2FA and Outlook

A friend’s company turned on 2fa for their office 365. When people logged into office.com they were prompted to 2-factor authenticate with the system. Some choose to call in, some choose text, and others choose the app. It…

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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…

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Local Site Found by a Universal device

We have multiple locations with backup hosted sites. These sites are designed to allow the end-user to access the information they need when the network is down. They are set up with a local database and some basic…

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SHD – Disable Inactive Users

Now we have a way to find the disable OU, and to disable a user, now it’s time to disable old accounts. We do this by targeting the Last Logon dates. Word of warning before we continue. When…

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SHD – Disable User

My last blog was about how to find the disabled user OU. Now we will go over how I disable users and move them around to the disabled OU. The next blog will combine all this together and…

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SHD – Find Disabled OU

Have you ever started in a company and there was no documentation? The disabled OU isn’t named “Disabled Users” and things are just what the heck? This powershell script will help find that disabled user OU. Believe it…

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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…

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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…

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