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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. How to get the Lync client to redownload the address book

    Lync 2010 Log off of the Lync client and delete the profile from: %userprofile%/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Communicator Then run the following command into an elevated command prompt to add the registry that forces the Lync client to immediately download the address book: reg add HKLM/Software/Policies/MicrosoftCommunicator /v GalDownloadInitialDelay /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f Lync 2013 Log off of the Lync client and delete the profile from: %userprofile%/appdata/Local/Microsoft/Office/15.0/Lync Then run the following command into an elevated command prompt to add the registry that...…


  2. How to clear the local workstations Group Policy cache

    Option 1 Open My Computer/Computer In the URL or address bar paste: %windir%\system32\GroupPolicy Right click and delete the: Machine and User folders to clear local group policy cache Restart the computer to reapply the group policies Note: You can also run: gpupdate /force on the machine to force the policy to reapply. Option 2 Delete the “HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft” Key (looks like a folder). Delete the “HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft” Key Delete the “HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Group Policy Objects” Key. Delete the “HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies”...…


  3. How to refresh Printer Installer configuration on a workstation

    Sometimes making adjustments with Printer Installer can be a nightmare – especially when you need to wait for the change to replicate out to users. Using this method you can easily use Printer Installer to update the configuration on the local computer without having to wait for replication. Click Start Click All Programs Click Printer Installer Click Refresh Configurations …


  4. Wildstar – Client version does not match the game server version

    This error seems to be happening mostly to us New Zealand players.. looks like a DNS issue. The fix is to use a VPN tunnel for when you first open a launcher or edit the host file. To edit the Host file do the following: Click Start All Programs Accessories Right click Notepad and select Run as administrator Click Continue on the “Windows needs your permission” UAC window. When Notepad opens Click File -> Open In the...…


  5. WildStar – How to install addons

    As most MMORG out these days – Wildstar allows addons. The first and easiest way is to use the Curse Gaming Client to install addons. The second is to download the addons and extract the ZIP file to: %appdata%/NCSOFT/Wildstar/Addons Note: If the Addons folder does not exist – you will need to create it. …