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PowerShell Function to Fix System Path
Before Windows 7, max length of the PATH environment variable was 1024 chars. Many years ago, we found ourselves troubleshooting a huge problem in our environment that was caused by faulty install scripts that were appending the PATH variable many times tak...
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Clear Recent Documents List on OS X
TL;DR:  Remove the relevant .sfl file located under the following directory: ~/Library/Application Support/com.apple.sharedfilelist/com.apple.LSSharedFileList.ApplicationRecentDocuments/ - * - It's Halloween! Time for scary stuff. As the tech admin of the h...
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Chrome Remote Desktop Eating Up Free Space
Last night, I noticed my iMac was a bit unhappy as it had run out of (250GB) SSD space. I recalled that the night before I had installed Google Drive and left it synchronizing and also had not yet moved the new Photos app to larger secondary drive, which wa...
Last night, I noticed my iMac was a bit unhappy as it had run out of (250GB) SSD space. I recalled that the night before I had installed Google Drive and left it synchronizing and also had not yet moved the new Photos app to larger secondary drive, which was importing more and more photos in the ...
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Flickr Uploadr for Mac
Last year Yahoo revived Flickr, and they offered something none other are offering even now: 1TB free space for your pics and videos. I had my Flickr account from early 2000s that, like everyone else, I had not used for ages. I started using Flickr again......
Last year Yahoo revived Flickr, and they offered something none other are offering even now: 1TB free space for your pics and videos. I had my Flickr account from early 2000s that, like everyone else, I had not used for ages. I started using Flickr again... Yahoo offered Automatic Camera Upload ...
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How to move iPhoto Library to a different drive
I wanted to move my iPhoto Library from my SSD disk to secondary SATA disk on my iMac. It's pretty easy to do: Create a folder in the target drive Hold down Command button and move the "~/Pictures/iPhoto Library.photolibrary" directory to the target drive  ...
I wanted to move my iPhoto Library from my SSD disk to secondary SATA disk on my iMac. It's pretty easy to do: Create a folder in the target drive; Hold down Command button and move the "~/Pictures/iPhoto Library.photolibrary" directory to the target drive; Double click on the "iPhoto ...
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PwdLastSet vs PasswordLastSet Property
One of the interesting things, when you run "GET-ADCOMPUTER" cmdlet to find out the last time computer password was set, is that there are actually two different properties for that value.

One of them, pwdLastSet is NOT so friendly... D:> Get-ADComputer ad...
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ConvertFrom-String or Not
One of the new cmdlets in PowerShell v5 is ConvertFrom-String. It's using a Microsoft Research Technology called "FlashExtract", a machine learning technology. I was hoping that it would finally rescue us from RegEx! ~/Yay/Heh/g I've seen several MVPs write...
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No Birthday Reminders for People You Don't Know
I made it a habit to add my Google account to "Internet Accounts" in OS X, which also enables me to see calendar events on the notification window when I am on my Mac. Problem is that I get bombarded with birthday reminders for people I do not personally kn...
I made it a habit to add my Google account to "Internet Accounts" in OS X, which also enables me to see calendar events on the notification window when I am on my Mac. Problem is that I get bombarded with birthday reminders for people I do not personally know. My first shorthand solution was to ...
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Automount NAS share on Mac
NAS It's been several years since I was sold on using a NAS to solve the data sharing problems at home. QNAP TS-439 Pro was my choice. Frequent firmware updates kept it up to date and relevant. When something becomes popular, say Google Drive, you get a fir...
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Home and End buttons in Mac Terminal
I hate it when Terminal in my mac scrolls up when I hit 'Home' key, or all the way to the bottom, when I hit 'End' key. As most would do, I expect 'Home' key to take me to the beginning of the line, and 'End' to the end of it. I can of course use 'control+a...
I hate it when Terminal in my mac scrolls up when I hit 'Home' key, or all the way to the bottom, when I hit 'End' key. As most would do, I expect 'Home' key to take me to the beginning of the line, and 'End' to the end of it. I can of course use 'control+a' and 'control+e' to do that, ...
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Even False counts in PowerShell
I was testing one of my PowerShell scripts and noticed a problem, a PowerShell gotcha if you will, that's actually quite easy to miss. I had something like this in the script: $rebootGroups=@(([adsisearcher]"(&(objectCategory=computer)(cn=$env:COMPUTERNAME)...
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Pouring orange juice (or milk) from a carton: You're Doing it Wrong (GIF) http://boingboing.net/2014/10/02/pouring-orange-juice-from-a-ca.html
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