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Willem-Jan Vroom

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Performance issues on HP laptop after increasing memory

New internal memory

Last updated: 9th February, 2019, 12:17 PM I have a HP 4740s laptop with 8Gb of RAM. According to HP the maximum memory size is 8Gb, but according to the motherboard specs, there could be 32Gb of memory in it.

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Install all the MSI installation files in a folder

SCCM: Detection rule

Last updated: 27th January, 2019, 9:26 PM If you want to install a bunch of MSI files you put them in a folder and install them with a batch file. There is a downsize: you must modify the batch file for each situation. With this PowerShell script you can install all the MSI files in …

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All expired user accounts and the accounts that are about to expire

Output in Excel.

Last updated: 21st January, 2019, 6:14 PM A colleague of mine asked me to write a script with the Active Directory users with an account about to expire. So I created this script for him:

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Improved script to migrate users from Windows 7 to Windows 10 automatically

Last updated: 25th November, 2018, 10:25 PM In my article, I wrote about a script to perform a user migration. In the meantime, that script has been improved to perform a more efficient and errorless migration. The following improvements have been implemented:

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Migrate users from Windows 7 to Windows 10 automatically

Last updated: 25th November, 2018, 3:07 PM For a migration from Windows 7 to Windows 10 it is needed to do the following with the users’ account: Move it to a different OU Add it to a new VDI group Add it to the new application groups Remove it from the previous application groups Clear …

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Inventory the directory access rights on file servers

Last updated: 12th September, 2018, 7:56 PM During the migration, it was needed to inventory the directory access on several file servers. So we could easily monitor the access rights on several directories on the file servers. Some applications are started from a UNC path. So we could add the ‘old’ and the ‘new’ group …

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Modify the users’ profile path in Active Directory

Profile path in AD.

Last updated: 10th August, 2018, 10:12 PM The customer I am working for asked me to write a script that removes the profile path from the users’ profile in Active Directory. One of the requirements was to do it on a batch-by-batch basis. Thus not a big bang. I decided to write a PowerShell script …

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Unable to create an App-V 5.0 package from an Office 365 installation source

Last updated: 24th June, 2018, 2:54 PM While creating an App-V 5.0 package from an Office 365 installation source, you might see this error: The ‘flattener.log’ gives the following information: Flattener.exe : ERROR : | 6/2/2018 1:29:18 PM | P:444 | T:1 | Packaging FAILED: The group or resource is not in the correct state …

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AppV 5.0 Exclusion File

Last updated: 10th May, 2018, 12:45 PM If you have to exclude the same entries every time, you can put them in a template. This is the template I use all the time.

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Cannot edit the object which is in use as SCCM blocks an application

Last updated: 11th January, 2018, 10:57 PM You might have had this earlier: editing an application in SCCM 2012, the SCCM console crashes. And when you want to continue, you get the error: The following objects are not available and wil not be edited. In this article, I will describe 2 solutions.

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