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Missing SYSVOL & NETLOGON after domain controller promotion

Recently I found an issue with a newly promoted domain controller missing the SYSVOL and NETLOGON shares. Most of the cases it would also be a new domain controller for an existing or new forest. In most cases, you would need to update the flag below. Open Regedit Browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Netlogon\Parameters Set SysVolReady  from 0 to […]

Ways to Mitigate the Meltdown & Spectre Problem

To mitigate the flaws of the two large vulnerabilities vendors have been scrabbling to come out with updates to provide consumers with a fix. If exploited, these vulnerabilities can give hackers unprecedented access to compromised systems and widespread liberty to steal a broad variety of confidential, sensitive data. Their severity, complexity and scope puts them […]

IE Enable/Disable Proxy Settings via Registry

Whatever the reason may be to enable or disable proxy, here is a simple registry hack to turn it on or off. Open powershell in admin mode. Enable:

Disable:

The above method require an IE restart, alternatively if you don’t want to restart IE. Make similar change under:

To find your SID […]

Mohammed Wasay

Dallas based Design Technologist & Hybrid Developer

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