Block viruses ransomware using Software Restriction Policies

Besides antivirus software, another barrier to prevent malware from running on user computers. In Windows environment can be Software Restriction Read More …

EMET to protect client/server systems (Microsoft)

The Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is a free tool from Microsoft that incorporates advanced protection from attackers. The concept Read More …

How to control Macro Settings using registry keys or GPOs

For Office applications (Excel/Word,..), there are group policies that control the Macro Settings that can be checked in File (Backstage)->Options->Trust Read More …

Hide Desktop & Taskbar Items Windows 2008 R2 / Citrix XenApp

Have a setup of Citrix XenApp 6/ 6.5 / Windows Server 2008 R2 RDS environment and stumbled on the problem Read More …

Force specific sites to always run in Compatibility View using Group Policy

If you have specific sites which do not work in newer versions of Internet Explorer, you can force them to Read More …

Disable unsigned driver installation warning in Windows

Windows Server 2003 Open System Properties and select Driver Signing. In the Options screen select Ignore. This change will come Read More …

Disable USB Drives using Group Policy

After connecting a new USB device to a computer, the system automatically detects the device and installs an appropriate driver Read More …

Error “The RPC server is unavailable”

Symptoms You are getting the following warnings in summary reports: “Warning Failed to process DC: xxxxxxx.domain.local. The error is: Failed Read More …

Unable to Download Updates from WSUS, Error 0x8024402c

Consider a client workstation that it is using a WSUS Server that is located in the DMZ behind Forefront TMG. Read More …