Using Powershell Internet Explorer Object automation to save work!

August 23, 2013 FoxDeploy

At one client, I had to use the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer to obtain a list of locally installed patches on all workstations.  This application runs a check for installed patches on target workstations, and returns the output of a .CSV file (I'm leaving out some steps, but this is close enough.)  However, this list leaves a lot to be desired, namely what the patches or KBs were meant to address, among other issues.  As the clients wanted to review over and approve each update before proceeding with the project, I had to do something about this. Continue Reading...

Skirting around 'Deny Remote Desktop Access' GPO Settings

August 23, 2013 FoxDeploy

From time to time, I'll encounter this issue.  You're troubleshooting an issue and need to Remotely log-on to a workstation.  You've effectively got the keys to the kingdom, and yet a desktop workstation GPO prevents you from logging on remotely.  Such a bummer! Fortunately, if we know how GPO works...we can hack our way around it! Continue Reading...

PowerShell Data deduplication commandlette Job types

August 23, 2013 FoxDeploy

In this post, we dive into some of the options for the dedupe cmdlets in PowerShell, so you can nuke your HomeLab too (foreshadowing...👻) Continue Reading...

PowerShell Nugget

August 22, 2013 FoxDeploy

PowerShell - How to retrieve Motherboard, Bios, Video Card, Ram info and more with just one command! Continue Reading...

Adding an About Me to your WordPress Page

August 22, 2013 FoxDeploy

How to add a basic 'About Me' Page to a wordpress site Continue Reading...

How to reset the local admin password of a Hyper-V VM

August 21, 2013 FoxDeploy

Do you ever get that sinking feeling, when you've forgotten the root password to your test lab?  Again? In this post, I walk you through backdooring your own test lab, and how to feel like a hacker along the way! Continue Reading...

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