How to Manual Backup BitLocker Information to Active Directory

James Wassinger
July 26, 2018

Enter the following in an elevated PowerShell console. 

Windows PowerShell 
Copyright (C) 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. 
 
PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> manage-bde -protectors -get C: 
 
 
BitLocker Drive Encryption: Configuration Tool version 10.0.15063 
Copyright (C) 2013 Microsoft . . .

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How to Fix The Edge Browser

James Wassinger
July 15, 2018
1- If you're running Microsoft Edge, close it. 
 
2- Open File Explorer and type the following path into the address: C:\Users\U%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Packages and hit Enter.
 
 
3- Select and try to delete the Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe folder as you would with any other folder. If . . .

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Windows 10 Using Dynamic Lock

James Wassinger
July 07, 2018
Note, Dynamic Lock is a feature of Windows 10, Version 1703, the Creators Update. If you currently do not have the Creators Update you can download and install the update from Getting the Windows 10 Creators Update.
 
What is Dynamic Lock
 
A new feature of the Windows 10 Creators Update is Dynamic Lock, . . .

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Reinstalling Windows 10 apps on an Enterprise Computer

James Wassinger
June 30, 2018
You may be presented with an issue where one of your computer users "accidentally" deletes one of the Microsoft default Apps on a Windows 10 device. These are instructions on how to reinstall the deleted application(s) on an Enterprise domain connected device, where typically the Microsoft Store is disabled. 
 
*Ensure . . .

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Adding Drivers to SCCM

James Wassinger
June 20, 2018
The following is a walk-through for adding driver packages to SCCM 2012 R2 1710. 
 
Download the driver package from the OEM's website. 
Ensure that you have a Package folder and a Source folder created on your SCCM network share. 
        
 
 
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How to Enable Run Task Sequence Step in SCCM 2012 R2 1710

James Wassinger
June 10, 2018
First, you need to consent to use Pre-Release features in the Hierarchy Settings Properties. 
 
To complete this
  1. Click on Administration. 
  2. Expand Site Configuration.
  3. Click on Sites.
  4. In the top ribbon click on Hierarchy Settings.
 
 
4. Next place a check . . .

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Dynamically checking if a member exists in an Active Directory Security Group, Powershell

James Wassinger
June 01, 2018
There may be a time you are provided a list of users and asked to ensure that the list of users belongs to an Active Directory Security Group (AD SG). 
 
You could manually check the list one-by-one against the Security Group's member tab, but what if your list is 50+ names long? That's really time-consuming if you . . .

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