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PowerToys v0.82.1 released

PowerToys v0.82.1 released

Andres Bohren
Hi All, I noticed that Microsoft has released a new Version of PowerToys. In the Main Window click on “Install now” The Release notes can be found here Release v0.82.1 Installation in Progress What’s new Updated PowerToys Regards Andres Bohren Windows Logo
Microsoft Remote Desktop for AVD and Windows 365 1.2.5552

Microsoft Remote Desktop for AVD and Windows 365 1.2.5552

Andres Bohren
Hi All, Today i was notified, that a new Version of the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client is available Release Notes: What’s new in the Remote Desktop client for Windows Fixed an issue where users who were connecting using protocol launch had to complete two MFA prompts. When you start the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client, it checks for Updates and you can see a green arrow, that indicates an Update Installing the Update
PowerToys v0.82.0 released

PowerToys v0.82.0 released

Andres Bohren
Hi All, I noticed that Microsoft has released a new Version of PowerToys. In the Main Window click on “Install now” The Release notes can be found here Release v0.82.0 Installation in Progress What’s new Updated PowerToys Advanced Paste PowerRename Regards Andres Bohren Windows Logo
Check Domain Controller Ports with PowerShell

Check Domain Controller Ports with PowerShell

Andres Bohren
Hi All, Recently i had the Requirement to Check if a Domain Controller is available in a complex Network. In the Documentation below you could find the reqired Ports for an Active Directory Domain Controller: Service overview and network port requirements for Windows I have written a Script to verify the Active Directory Domain Controller is reachable in the Network. The Script does this: Shows the Computername of where the Script is running Shows the IP of the Computer Resolves the DNS Name of the Parameter -DomainController Traceroute to the IP of the DomainController Checks the most important Ports of the DomainController Get-ADUser limited to 100 Users with the ActiveDirectory PowerShell Module The Script is also available on my GitHub Repo
NUC replaces my old HP Server

NUC replaces my old HP Server

Andres Bohren
Hi All, The last few days i was busy to replace my old HP ML 350e G8 Server from 2013. That Server has been working flawless over the last 10 Years. I only had to replace most of the Harddisks over Time as they where running 24x7. Old Setup HP Server Configuration: HP ML 350e G8 2x Intel 2420 1.9 GHz 6 x 16 GB PC3 1600MHz (96GB) 4x 600 GB SAS 15K / 2x 3TB SAS 7.
Microsoft Remote Desktop for AVD and Windows 365 1.2.5454

Microsoft Remote Desktop for AVD and Windows 365 1.2.5454

Andres Bohren
Hi All, Today i was notified, that a new Version of the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client is available Release Notes: What’s new in the Remote Desktop client for Windows Fixed an issue where the client crashed when a session is disconnected When you start the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client, it checks for Updates and you can see a green arrow, that indicates an Update Installing the Update You can check the Versions by selecting the three dots on top right and select “About”
PowerToys v0.81.0 released

PowerToys v0.81.0 released

Andres Bohren
Hi All, I noticed that Microsoft has released a new Version of PowerToys. In the Main Window click on “Install now” The Release notes can be found here Release v0.81.0 Installation in Progress What’s new Updated PowerToys Regards Andres Bohren Windows Logo
Windows Server VNext (2025) Build 26212

Windows Server VNext (2025) Build 26212

Andres Bohren
Hi All, I have installed the Windows Server 2025 Preview (aka vNext). Yesterday i noticed that there is a new Version available. Blog Article that point’s out the News in tis Version Announcing Windows Server Preview Build 26212 Overview from Microsoft, what’s new with Windows Server 2025 What’s new in Windows Server 2025 (preview) Other Blog Articles i wrote about Windows Server 2025 Winget on Windows Server 2025 Preview Windows Server VNext (2025) Build 26040 Windows Server Insider Preview Build 25941 reveals new AD Forest and Domain functional Levels Upgrade I have Windows Server 2025 26085.
Microsoft Remote Desktop for AVD and Windows 365 1.2.5405

Microsoft Remote Desktop for AVD and Windows 365 1.2.5405

Andres Bohren
Hi All, When you start the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client, it checks for Updates and you can see a green arrow, that indicates an Update Release Notes: What’s new in the Remote Desktop client for Windows Fixed an issue that made the multi-factor authentication (MFA) prompt appear twice when users tried to connect to a resource Fixed an issue that caused an extra string to appear next to a user’s tenant URL.
Manage Sheduled Tasks with PowerShell

Manage Sheduled Tasks with PowerShell

Andres Bohren
Hi All, I’ve had some work to do with Scheduled Tasks and schedule a PowerShell Script with PowerShell. This Article shows you how you can list, create, export and import Scheduled Tasks. List PowerShell Commands for Scheduled Tasks Get-Command *ScheduledTask* These are the Scheduled Tasks on the Server List Scheduled Tasks Get-ScheduledTask Get-ScheduledTask List specific ScheduledTask $ScheduledTask = Get-ScheduledTask -TaskName ZIPandDeleteIISLog $ScheduledTask | fl $ScheduledTask.Actions $ScheduledTask.Triggers Details Get-ScheduledTaskInfo Get-ScheduledTask -TaskName ZIPandDeleteIISLog | Get-ScheduledTaskInfo Create new Scheduled Task Register-ScheduledTask