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luke.geek.nz


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


  1. Surface Pro – How to install Hyper-V

    Bring up the Metro Windows 8 interface Type in: Programs & Features Select Turn Windows Features on or off on the left hand side menu Check Hyper-V (make sure – Hyper-V Management Tools & Hyper-V platforms are also selected inside the Hyper-V section). Click Ok The Hyper-V services will get installed. Once completed restart your Surface. Launch the Hyper-V Manager and you are good to go to start playing with your Virtual machines. Note: The...…


  2. VMWare Workstation – How to share a folder with a virtual machine

    First up – you need to create a folder on the host machine. For this example we are using a folder on the Desktop. Right click a blank space on the Desktop and select – New, Folder. Name it: vmshared and press Enter This will be our base folder – anything we put in here will be shared with the virtual machines. Open VMWare Workstation Right click the Virtual Machine you are using and select...…


  3. Outlook 2010 – How to find your Exchange address

    Open Outlook Click on File Click on Account Settings Click Account Settings Select the mailbox you would like to retrieve the Exchange address of and select Change Your Exchange address is titled under the Server field …


  4. Ubuntu – How to do a Distribution Upgrade

    Launch a Terminal Type in: sudo apt-get update (this will ping all the upgrade mirrors to determine if they are live and what upgrade packages are available) Once completed – type in: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade (this will start pooling down the various packages to do a distribution upgrade. Keep in mind – apt-get update will just do an update within the same distribution). Note: Ubuntu now has an Update Manager that is available by launching...…


  5. Skyrim – Data files greyed out on Launcher

    Open My Computer/Computer Navigate to: C:Users{your user name}DocumentsMy GamesSkyrim Right click SkyrimPrefs.ini and Open with – Notepad Navigate to the: [Launcher] section Add this line: “bEnableFileSelection=1” (without quotes) Press File & Save. …