Force Windows Automatic Updates with PowerShell

If you have a WSUS server and deploy new or re-image computers on a regular basis you know that waiting for Windows to find the latest updates can be slow. This PowerShell script will help speed up the process by using with the Microsoft.Update.Session COM object to force the download an install of the latest approved updates.

How to Clear a "Still Infected" Status on Symantec Endpoint Protection

I hope it’s just me but I find the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager very cumbersome and slow! Some of the most common (and supposedly simple) management tasks an Administrator has to perform are the most difficult to find. There is very little within the UI that is located where I would expect to see it. When I do find it, it takes forever!

Group Policy VBScript to Replace, Add, Remove and Manage User Printer Queues

Today I’m sharing a script I wrote that helps Windows Administrators manage users’ printer queues. If you haven’t already, please check out my post PowerShell Script to Audit Printer Queue Usage post. This little baby will take a look at a Printer Server’s event log and give you a CSV file showing which printer queues are actually being utilized by users. It may help you to make some decisions when it comes to your printer queues.

Apple LCD Monitors quickly Converted to Android Monitors CHEAP

I acquired some pretty nice monitors from another department the other day. The only thing wrong with them was the nasty looking logo some company had placed on them! I believe the company also makes something call the iPhone? I don’t know, never heard of it. Anyway I slapped the good ol’ Android logo on there to make it look a lot better! :) Why someone would put a half-eaten apple on such great hardware is beyond me! :)

The EZTraitor ( Saga Continues!

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