Information Technology

Message in The Ballon

Do you need something to let your end-user know what’s going on? Don’t want your end-user to see the program running? Well, PowerShell has the ability to use the system windows notify system. AKA, the message box that pops up on the right of the screen. The first step to make this happen is we…

PowerShell

1000 Faces

Need 1000 or unique user photos for your lab? There is a great website for just such a thing. https://thispersondoesnotexist.com/image. Let’s break down some code to see how we can pull a few hundred pictures. The first thing we need to know is how many we want. We are going to get 1000 faces for…

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.

Information Technology

Invoke-SHDMoveFiles

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…

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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…