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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. Reset Windows 7/8 Firewall to its default state

    Note: You need the rights to be able to run an elevated Command Prompt. Windows 7 Click Start Click All Programs Click Accessories Right click Command Prompt Select Run as Administrator In the command prompt type: netsh advfirewall reset Press Enter to reset your firewall rules to their default state Windows 8 Press the Windows key to open the charm interface Type in: command Right click Command Prompt Select Run as Administrator In the command...…


  2. How to repair an App-V application

    In Windows – click on the notification tray by the time. Double click on the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) client You will be greeted with the Virtual Application Management dialog – press VIRTUAL APPS On the right hand side – under the progress bar select Repair This will start a Repair-AppvClientPackage script to repair & “redeploy” the application back to the user. Note: The repair will not work if the application process is running. Make...…


  3. How to install Google Apps onto CyanogenMod

    Note: This is usually – for the nightly builds. The stable builds seem to have Google integration. Note: Please backup your phone beforehand – I take no responsibility if your phone fails to boot. First thing is first – download Gapps (goo.im/gapps/) Plug your Android phone into your computer Open My Computer/Computer & navigate to the Download folder Create a folder in the Downloads folder called: gapps Copy the downloaded Gapps zip file (leave as...…


  4. How to setup Virtual Desktops in Windows

    First you need a third party utility called – Dexpot. This utility is free for non-commercial use & can be obtained from: Dexpot.de. Once downloaded – run the installation file to install. Click Next & I Agree to accept the license agreement. Select Private Use for home use – if you are using this commercially you can select Commercial Use (30 day trial) and select next. Make sure the Destination folder is correct (default path...…


  5. How to create an SSH tunnel with PuTTY

    Open PuTTY Create a new PuTTY session to the remote server Enter in the server details Save session Click on Connection Click on SSH and select Tunnels In the source field enter the port you would like to forward. In the section below, select Dynamic and Auto. Click Add Go to the main PuTTY session dialog, and save the changes you have made. Press Open to open your Putty session and login if it asks...…