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An IT Engineer with a love for all things IT including (but not limited to), Microsoft Azure, Automation and Service Management!


  1. Unable to right click in Microsoft Excel

    This is fixed by removing the Excel11.xlb excel template file located in the following locations: Win7 32bit: C:/Program Files/Microsoft Office/Office14/XLSTART C:/Users/UserName/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Excel/XLSTART Win7 64bit: C:/Program Files(x86)/Microsoft Office/Office14/XLSTART C:/Users/UserName/AppData/Roaming/MicrosoftExcel/XLSTART Note: Make sure Excel is closed before attempted to remove this file – Excel will automatically generate a new Excel11.xlb template. …


  2. .NET Framework not installing through SCCM

    Click Start Click Run and type in: services.msc Stop the Automatic Update service Navigate to: C:\Windows Delete the: SoftwareDistribution folder Start the Automatic Update service Double click on the SCCM Update icon in the notification tray and select Install & Install now. …


  3. How to export local group policy settings into a HTML report

    Press the Windows Key + R to open the Run dialog box Type in: cmd and press Enter This will load the Windows Command Prompt Using the CD (change directory) command – change your directory to where you want to save the report… for example “cd Desktop” will change to your Desktop. Type in: gpresult /h LocalGrpPolReport.html and press Enter This will then load the group policy snap-in in the background and generate a HTML page...…


  4. Clear Print Queue from Printer Installer

    Open the Printer Installer admin interface Login with your Printer Installer details. You are now logged into the Printer Installer Admin panel In the search field up the top – type in the Print Queue name of the printer – once found select to bring up the printer’s configuration. Click on Queue (top menu bar) Select – Delete all – to delete all queued jobs. This could take a few minutes. …


  5. How to remove user accounts from Windows 7 registry after being incorrectly removed

    Note: This usually needs to be done when the Windows 7 profile has been manually deleted and not properly removed – as Windows 7 uses a security identifier attached to the user account in the registry and this needs to be cleared as well_ Note: It is also recommend making a backup of the registry before this change – and you may need to restart the PC for the registry entry to be able to...…