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Enable or disable password expiration for Office365 users using Powershell

You can change the general password expiration policies in the online GUI but for individual users and to check the state you need to use powershell. First make sure you have installed the required module for powershell. – Azure Active …

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Can’t find script engine “VBScript” for script …

I recently came across this error while trying to execute a VBscript. Can’t find script engine “VBScript” for script … After some troubleshooting this was related to the uninstall of McAfee antivirus software. McAfee antivirus intercepts all VBscript execution by …

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Windows 2012 Server Manager refresh failed, requires a restart

The request to add or remove features on the specified server failed. the operation cannot be completed because the server that you specified requires a restart. Role and feature refresh failed with the following error: The Request to list features …

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Uninstall Sophos Antivirus tamper protection lost password

How to uninstall Sophos Antivirus when the Tamper Protection doesn’t let you, and you don’t know the Tamper password. Stop the Sophos Anti-Virus service if possible. Open services.msc and stop the service. Open notepad with UAC elevation, run as Administrator. …

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MONITOR PANIC: Unable to decompress PPN from swap slot for VM

VMWARE ESXi 5.1U1 My VM would power off without apparent reason. Looking in to the logs this error appears. MONITOR PANIC: Unable to decompress PPN from swap slot for VM I believe the underlying storage (a single SATA disk in …

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Excel has problems with space as thousand seperator

Change the system settings to use a . instead (configuration panel, region and local settings, more settings, number). For existing files, use search and replace to delete spaces. If still left justified multiply all with the number 1 using paste …

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Acrobat X pro as part of CS6 suite does not start 30days after installation

Acrobat X pro as part of CS6 suite does not start 30days after installation Use solution 2. http://helpx.adobe.com/creative-suite/kb/acrobat-failed-launch-30-days.html Does not work for regular standalone Adobe X problems, only when installed (and activated) as part of CS6 suite, and stops to …

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VMware ESXi 5.1 on USB stick won’t boot Proliant DL380 G5

Installation using the cdrom was succesful but after restarting the server won’t boot from the USB stick. Make sure you set the correct BIOS options to allow to boot from USB. If still doesn’t boot than it probably has to …

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Exchange 2010 Outlook Anywhere proxy security certificate wildcard *.domain.com

When you use a wildcard certificate on your Exchange 2007 or 2010 environment you can receive an error on outlook: There is a problem with the proxy servers’s security certificate. The name on the security certificate is invalid or does …

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