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Steve Whitcher
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Common Area Phone license available for Skype for Business Online at last
The long awaited option for licensing common area phones for use with Skype for Business Online/Office 365 Phone System has arrived.  Since the announcement of the Office 365 Phone System (Then called Cloud
PBX) at Ignite 2015, IT Pros have struggled with ...
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Automate cleanup of CB Defense sensor after a failed uninstall using SCCM
CarbonBlack recently released version 3.1 of the 'sensor' for their CB Defense product.  This sensor is the client side agent installed on each PC.  The CB Defense sensor does not self update, but installing the new version should be as simple as a few clic...
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Error mounting ISO file - "Sorry, there was a problem mounting the file"
Recently, I've had problems using the built in functionality of Windows Explorer to mount ISO files as a virtual DVD drive.  When I tried to mount an iso, there was a long delay with the 'wait' cursor, and eventually I got an error dialog which said simply ...
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I can never remember where to find the configmgr service manager when I need it
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Great reference for how to turn an sccm content ID into an appliacation ID and application name.
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Every once in a while, something goes wrong while backing up a Hyper-V guest and the backup checkpoint (aka snapshot) is not automatically removed. When this happens, the checkpoint is visible in the hyper-v console, but there is no way in the console to merge or remove it.

This great article from by WorkinHardInIT explains how to easily remove the checkpoints using powershell. The article is nearly 2 years old, but I know in that time I've referenced it on multiple occasions when this issue has come up in my environment.
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Server 2016 - Data Sharing Service crashes - Event ID 7023
While troubleshooting an issue recently on a Windows Server 2016 system, I noticed errors on the System event log about the Data Sharing Service crashing. The Data Sharing Service service terminated with the following error: %%3239247874 Searching online fo...
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Windows 10 Credential Guard breaks WiFi
Recently, I ran into an issue with computers running windows 10 that would not connect to our WPA2-Enterprise encrypted wifi network.  When it failed to connect, there was no indication of why, only the message "Can't connect to this network."  The computer...
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