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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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Check if there is a working internet connection when a firewall blocks ping requests

Last updated: 22nd October, 2017, 1:32 PM Sometimes you need to check if there is a working internet connection. You can use the pingcommand for that. But this command does not work if ICMP echo request have disabled on the firewall. If this is the case we have to check the status of a website. …

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Export lines that contain a specific value to a CSV file with PowerShell

Last updated: 20th March, 2017, 11:53 PM For a client I needed to find all the hostnames that where defined in each IBM iSeries Client Access Workstation file (.ws file). All the .ws files where in subfolders. The country, the filename and the hostname needs to be in a .csv file.

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Installing a MSI package during App-V 5.0 Package deployment

Last updated: 19th August, 2013, 2:30 PM Driver packages cannot be virtualized as they have to communicate directly with the hardware. So packages using a driver have never been virtualized. Until now. With AppV 5.0 it is possible to install the driver while adding an AppV 5.0 package and to uninstall it during the removal …

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Using connection groups to interact locally installed applications with virtual applications

Last updated: 1st August, 2013, 9:19 PM Let’s take the following scnenario: both Microsoft Visio 2010 and Microsoft Project 2010 have been virtualized using Application Virtualization v5.0 techniques. Microsoft Word 2010 has been installed locally. With Microsoft Application Virtualization prior to v5.0 it was not possible to use a virtualized application within a locally installed …

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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.

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