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How to demote a Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller

In this short write up I will go over steps to demote a Server 2012 domain controller. If you have worked in Active Directory and Windows Domain Administration over the years you may recall that in previous version of Windows Server that you would use the command line tool of ‘DCPROMO’ to promote or demote […]

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Possible solution to the lsass Issue – event 1000 application error

Back in July of 2013 I faced an issue with my Exchange 2013 Server running on Microsoft Server 2012. Our server would unexpectedly reboot ( — chuckles  — aren’t all reboots without notice unexpected). The message I kept running into was regarding a faulting application which caused the reboot was the local security authority subsystem […]

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PowerShell: Get basic network adapter properties

Get-NetAdapter cmdlet returns to you the basic network adapter properties of visible adapters installed on your system. This is a very useful tool to gather some details about your installed network adapters. More info and features can be found here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj130867.aspx  

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Get to Network Connections UI by using “ncpa.cpl”

Looking for a quick way to get to your network connections: Control PanelNetwork and InternetNetwork Connections From the run prompt (shortcut keys: WinKey+R) enter ncpa.cpl. You will immediately open a window that takes you to the network connections UI without traveling thought the network sharing center. If you want to create a quick shortcut you can […]

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Internet Explorer 10, Crashing Exchange 2013 Exchange Admin Console

If you are running Exchange 2012 on Windows Server 2012 you will soon noticed that Internet Explorer 10 randomly crashes during operations in the new Exchange Admin Console (EAC). I have found this to be very annoying. However there are options which you could take. 1. You can use Internet Explorer 10 from Windows 8 […]