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Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Is Found (CVE-2019-0708)

Microsoft has released a fix for a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708) in remote desktop services that affects older versions of windows used by many organizations worldwide, most notably in the healthcare and finance sectors, but also others as well. As this vulnerability is placed at the pre-authentication stage and does not require any […]

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Microsoft: Meltdown and Spectre Check via PowerShell

Like many folks around the world, I was wondering if this Meltdown and Spectre flaw would impact my computers and virtual machines.  Microsoft has started to release emergency fixes for Windows 10 and its been said that Windows 8 and legacy 7 will also receive patches. Microsoft has released a PowerShell script that lets users […]

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Remove Wireless Profiles in Windows 10

Similar to my previous post ‘Windows 8: Remove Old Wireless Network Profiles‘ the following are steps which can be preformed in both the command prompt or PowerShell prompt. Task: Clean up all wireless profiles in Windows 10 Requirements: PowerShell or Command Prompt Elevated Privileges Steps: Open, a PowerShell prompt or Command prompt as Administrator Enter netsh wlan show profiles […]

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Option to mount .iso in Windows 8 missing

Friday, April 10, 2015 By now we are aware that Windows 8 has the ability to mount .ISO files. But what happens when one day you go to click on that .ISO file and the mount option is missing. This is what happened to me.  To fix this little problem the following steps were followed: […]

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Windows 8: Remove Old Wireless Network Profiles

Recently I changed wireless access points with another of the same name. Rather than the name remaining “jermsmit.com” in windows it changed to “jermsmit.com 2”. Perhaps just me, but I found this to be a little annoying. So I jumped in the command line (as administrator) and performed the following steps Opened the command prompt […]