Lync Online – Add company name to lync contact card

To add Company name to lync contact card, run this in powershell

$User = "xxxxxxxxx"
$PWord = Read-Host 'What is your password?' -AsSecureString
$cred = New-Object –TypeName System.Management.Automation.PSCredential  –ArgumentList $User, $PWord
$s = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://ps.outlook.com/powershell -Credential $cred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection
$importresults = Import-PSSession $s

get-user | Set-User -Company "COMPANYNAME"

get-user | ft name, Company

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Windows 8.1 RemoteApp stuck on preparing windows

We had a issue with a new Windows 8.1 install, when the user login to the RemoteApp Web Access Portal, and opened a Remoteapp, it´s just stuck on “Preparing Windows”, the same thing happens if i used the RemoteApp and Desktop Connections from the control panel.

To fix it i added the RD Web Access url to trusted sites in Internet Explorer.

example: *rds.company.com

 

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Install Alibaba Trade Manager Silent

To install Alibaba Trade Manager silent from command line / GPO / SCCM download the Alibaba Trade Manager Installer from here:
http://trademanager.alibaba.com/

Run this command to install it silent – (NOTE: the /S is Case-Sensitive)
AliIM2014_ATM(7.02.03E).exe /S

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Java application blocked for security

To fix this Java issue you have to lower the security 🙁

java_blocked

Go to
“C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\lib\security”

open the file “java.security

Look for this line
jdk.certpath.disabledAlgorithms=MD2, RSA keySize < 1024

Change 1024 to 256 and save.

That worked for me.

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RDS 2012: Publish apps installed on a network share

From Server Manager it´s not possible to publish an application from a Network shared folder, But from Powershell you can do it, here is how:

New-RDRemoteApp -Alias "App Name" 
-CollectionName "Collection" 
-DisplayName "APP DisplayName" 
-FilePath "\\server01\apps\app.exe" 
-ConnectionBroker connectionbroker.domain.local
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Fix: Windows Stuck in a “Preparing Automatic Repair” loop

If you Windows is stuck in a rebooting loop “rebooting into Windows recovery / repair mode”

put in a Windows disc and start a commandline and run this command to disabled it:

bcdedit /set {current} recoveryenabled No

 

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Windows 8.1 Logon Scripts Runs 5 Minutes Delayed

In Windows 8.1 Microsoft made a bigger change related to desktop performance.

By default Users logon scripts is 5 minutes delayed.

To disabled or reduce the delay between user logon and when the scripts run, find this policy in Group policy Editor

“Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\System\Group Policy\Configure Logon Script Delay”

logon_script_delay

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Adobe Reader XI – An internal error occurred

Adobe Reader An Internal Error Occurred

I installed Adobe Reader XI on our Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS servers, and we start to get this error when we started Adobe Reader.

After some time on Google i found out that disabling Adobe Reader XI sandbox protection mode fixed the error.

go to the registry and find this key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\11.0\FeatureLockDown

Create a new REG_DWORD

Value Name
bProtectedMode

Value Data
0

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PowerShell: Change Automatic Start Action on Hyper-V VM`s

To easy change Automatic Start Action on all runnings VM´s on your Hyper-V server run this command:

Get-VM | Where { $_.State –eq ‘Running’ } | Set-VM -AutomaticStartAction StartIfRunning

To validate it run this command:

Get-VM | Where { $_.State –eq ‘Running’ } | ft Name, AutomaticStartAction -AutoSize
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KMS Update to Support Windows 8.1 / Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft had released an update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 KMS Hosts to support WIndows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2885698/en-us

Install the update and reboot, then add the new Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows 8.1 KMS Host key

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