Eventid 1060 – Terminal Services User Home Directory was not set

Eventid 1060 (source:TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager) is logged in the System logs with the following error: The Terminal Services User Home Directory was not set because the path specified does not exist or not accessible. The default Home Directory Path was used instead. I checked the following: Does the user have a connected homedirectory is the RDS Session? Yes, driveletter is connected and path …

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Howto open your Internet Explorer window maximized

A little howto blogpost: Open your Internet Explorer window maximized Windows can remember how you closed your Internet Explorer window, but what if you want to open Internet Explorer maximized everytime you use it? Simple! Create a new shortcut to C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe Name it Internet Explorer and save it. Now go to the properties of you newly created shortcut …

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Remove / Unpin Server Manager icon from taskbar

By default every user will get the Server Manager icon on his or her taskbar when logging on to the RDS server 2012. This is very annoying because users don’t want to see any icons they can’t use. Administrator do like to have those icons pinned on the taskbar.

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Remove / unpin PowerShell icon from taskbar

By default every user will get the powershell icon on his or her taskbar when logging on to the RDS server 2012. This is very annoying because users don’t want to see any icons they can’t use. Administrator do like to have those icons pinned on the taskbar.

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Show Computer icon on Desktop

Windows 2008R2 gives the user a clean desktop, so the computer icon is nowhere to find and since now all users now the keyboard shortcut ( WINkey+e ) … let’s put the icon back on the desktop.

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Cisco logging shows uptime instead of timestamp

On some cisco devices when you are connected to the console or view the logfile (show logging) you get an output with the uptime of your device. For example: 1y35w: %LINK-3-UPDOWN: Interface GigabitEthernet2/0/4, changed state to up This switch has been up for 1 year and 35 weeks. Your config propably set like: service timestamps debug uptime service timestamps log …

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Exchange 2010 – Export all SMTP email addresses to file

This Powershell script is very helpful if you want to have all email addresses in the Exchange organization. Save the following script to a .ps1 file and execute from Exchange Powershell: cls write-host "`nSMTP Address export to file `n`n`n" write-host "Where do you want to store the export-file? (c:\smtpexport.csv)`n`n" $location = read-host "enter path/filename" Get-Mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited | Select-Object DisplayName,ServerName,PrimarySmtpAddress,@{Name=“EmailAddresses”;Expression={$_.EmailAddresses …

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