image_pdfimage_print

March 2013 archive

Same homepage for Firefox as for Internet Explorer

Last updated: 28th July, 2014, 10:50 AM Sometimes each country has a different homepage. In Internet Explorer you can set each homepage via the policy. Also that can be done for Firefox in combination with GPO For Firefox. But it also generates extra administrative load as the same setting should be maintained at 2 places.

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.vroom.cc/wordpress/same-homepage-for-firefox-as-for-internet-explorer/

Installing Samsung Kies in multiple languages

Shortcut used by Samsung Kies.

Last updated: 2nd May, 2016, 9:29 PM Samsung Kies is used to administer a Samsung Galaxy mobile device. You can backup data, restore data, update your device etc. The company I am working for has the policy that mail may not be read on the mobile device. Thus the users should get a notification when …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.vroom.cc/wordpress/installing-samsung-kies-in-multiple-languages/

Reinstall all virtual applications deployed by SCCM 2007

Last updated: 2nd October, 2014, 7:53 PM The client I am working for now, uses SCCM 2007 to deploy App-V 4.6 packages. In the past it was needed to re-install both the SCCM 2007 and App-V client. As a result that the user has to re-install all the virtual applications.

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.vroom.cc/wordpress/reinstall-all-virtual-applications-deployed-by-sccm-2007/

How to detect the CPU and OS Architecture

Screenprint Windows 2008 Server x64

Last updated: 31st March, 2013, 11:43 AM The client I am working for now, has both XP and Windows 7. XP is 32 bits and Windows 7 is 64 bits. To avoid that I have to make the packages twice, I make both 32 and 64 bits versions. Depending on the CPU architecture the MSI …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.vroom.cc/wordpress/how-to-detect-the-cpu-and-os-architecture/

Perform all the SCCM Client Actions

Last updated: 16th March, 2017, 3:10 PM This script performs all the actions as mentioned in the SCCM Client.

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.vroom.cc/wordpress/perform-all-the-sccm-2007-client-actions/

Install Adobe Reader 11 in the language of the OS

Last updated: 28th July, 2014, 10:50 AM The client I am working for has a multi langual environment. The baseline applications should be available in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian. For each country there was a collection, package and advertisement in SCCM 2007. So a lot to maintain.

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.vroom.cc/wordpress/adobe-reader-11-and-more-languages/

How to set a virtualized Firefox as the default browser with App-V 5.0

Last updated: 23rd August, 2014, 4:00 PM With App-V prior to version 5 it was not possible to set a virtualized Firefox as the default browser. This is by design. With App-V 5.0 this is not restricted anymore. In this article the steps for setting a virtualized Firefox 17 as the default browser.

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.vroom.cc/wordpress/how-to-set-firefox-as-the-default-browser-with-app-v-5-0/

Retrieve the shortcut properties from all the shortcuts in the Start Menu

Last updated: 30th March, 2013, 9:30 PM As a packager it is needed to retrieve the shortcut properties. What executable is used in each shortcut.

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.vroom.cc/wordpress/shortcut-properties/

The advanced ping

Last updated: 30th March, 2013, 9:27 PM Sometimes you ping a computer, but due to old local DNS cache, the ‘wrong’ computer replies, even after a ipconfig /flushdns. In this script it is solved by pinging the IP address and resolve it back to its hostname.

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.vroom.cc/wordpress/the-advanced-ping/