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Remote Mobile Device Wipe in Office 365

June 9, 2015

Remote Mobile Device Wipe in Office 365 Today I had to remotely wipe the email and sync partnership from a users phone. This is an easy thing to do in the Office 365 admin center. Select the user then Edit the Exchange properties. From there go to mailbox features and go View details. From here Read More

RDP cannot verify the identity of the remote computer because there is a time or date difference.

June 1, 2015

Remote Desktop cannot verify the identity of the remote computer because there is a time or date difference between your computer and the remote computer. I ran into an issue where I couldn’t RDP to a server by its name and received the following error. Remote Desktop cannot verify the identity of the remote computer Read More

How to get the BIOS Embedded Windows 8 SLP Key

February 12, 2015

How to get the BIOS Embedded Windows 8 SLP Key Scenario: Preloaded Windows 7 PC, downgrade rights from 8.1. Problem: You actually WANT to install windows 8.1, how do you do it? Say If you have a Lenovo they make it as hard as humanly possible. Maybe you end up with a disk/copy of a Read More

Renamed AD user’s UPN not syncing with Office 365 via DirSync

February 6, 2015

Renamed AD users UPN not syncing with Office 365 via DirSync I recently renamed an existing users account and forced DirSync to push the changes to the cloud. Since the user was already Synced I had to add the old users email as a proxyAddress in the attribute editor etc. Everything synced up pretty well, Read More

Multiple Office 365 profiles on a shared PC & Security

February 6, 2015

Multiple Office 365 profiles on a shared PC I had a client that I replaced their PC and upgraded them to a new one with an Office 365 version of Outlook 2013. There is about 5 of them and they all share one PC and they all have separate email accounts that they open via Read More

My handy checklist for troubleshooting Hybrid user migrations to 365 with DirSync.

January 23, 2015

My handy Office 365 checklist for troubleshooting Hybrid user migrations to 365 with DirSync Were running a Exchange 2013 Hybrid setup with Office 365 and Dirsync. I find this short list of items handy when creating users and troubleshooting issues with them getting moved/synced into the cloud. 1. Run DirSync. Make sure the user created Read More

Mario Kart in VR with the Oculus Rift DK2 is the best thing ever.

January 7, 2015

Mario Kart in VR The Mario Kart in VR Setup: Dolphin Emulator for Mario Kart Wii and VR Oculus Rift DK2 Support. Link Oculus Rift DK2 for head and positional tracking. Logitech G27 Steering wheel and pedals for Kart control. All combined = Awesome Next you need to remove the head of Mario Link and then Read More

Update to the DirSync Logon failure post

December 19, 2014

DirSync Logon failure I initially posted about re-installing DirSync to fix the login service issue for the Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service. While that fixed it initially I found further updates and reboots still caused the service to fail to start. I even installed the new Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync Services tool and that Read More

Configuring Office 365 Contacts to email to a Yammer Group with a plus sign

November 21, 2014

Configuring Office 365 Contacts to email to a Yammer Group The request was to transition from a distribution group to a contact that would email a Yammer group. The first problem was creating the contact. Office 365 wouldn’t let me create a contact with a plus (+) sign in the external email address, a structure Read More

How to empty all the recycle bins at once

November 20, 2014

How to empty all the recycle bins at once I run into this every now and then when I’m trying to free up space on a server and other users have left lots of data in the recycle bins. This may be old news to most, but I just found it! First turn off “hide Read More

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