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We have done migration from Hypver-V 2008R2 directly to 2012R2

clock mei 10, 2014 00:14 by author Hans Straat
As it seems we had some major downtime. Thursday we decided to shutdown and export the vm's and then upgrade the hyper-v server from 2008R2 directly to 2012R2. I wat a joy that we had bringing the servers back online. All that could to wrong did go wrong. After a nice export in hyper-v manager 2008R... [More]

Upgrade Windows Phone 8.0 to 8.1 or wait a while?

clock april 28, 2014 21:19 by author Hans Straat
I am personally running Windows 8.1 for Windows Phone since it became publicly available for the developers. The battery drains a bit faster as you already read over the wide internet. Disabling Internet Explorer in the battery management application helps a lot. I personally also disabled facebook ... [More]

RDP Client available for Windows Phone 8.1

clock april 23, 2014 13:30 by author Hans Straat
It is now possible to install a RDP client on your Windows Phone 8.1. I tested it on my Lumia 1520 (nice wide screen :P ) and it works like a charm.  Get the client here

Ricoh UPD drivers finally coexist on one server

clock maart 19, 2014 16:06 by author Hans Straat
Today I was talking to a ricoh engineer while we were troubleshooting some issues on the ricoh mfp's I manage and he talked about coexisting printerdrivers from version 4.0. I emediatly downloaded and installed V4.2 and YES eureka I got 2 Ricoh drivers on my printserver instead of one.If you choose ... [More]

Logon or Logoff scripts with Applocker enabled

clock januari 15, 2014 09:30 by author Hans Straat
While working on the environment I had to implement a simple logoff script (written in vb). Well you all now how it works. Setup a policy configure the script to the logoff section in the policy (User hyve) and link it to the OU you want to have the logoff script working in. Now everytime a pop... [More]

Updated: Change bulk the default printsettings on a Ricoh printer

clock januari 8, 2014 09:52 by author Hans Straat
I had the challange of changing 150+ ricoh printers to change the default way they print. Standard when you do a printjob to a printer you walk to the printer pick up your print (it's waiting for you at the outputtray). But in a environment with sensitive information you can't simply print and then ... [More]

Rollup Package 03 released for Xenapp 6.5

clock januari 2, 2014 09:42 by author Hans Straat
Rollup Package 03 is released for Xenapp 6.5. There are much improvements and fixes again in R03, be sure to roll it out on your test environment before updating your production environment so you know you break something in test instead of production :) Get the update here

VLC Player for Windows 8 and Windows phone 8 almost ready

clock november 29, 2013 10:03 by author Hans Straat
Today I read a nice article ( DUTCH!!) that VLC has overcome the problem with audio and is nearby the release of the VLC player in the Windows Store. This means a great video player for Windows RT , Windows 8 etc. Can't wait to get my hands ... [More]

Printjobs stay in queue 'sent to printer' Windows Server 2008 R2

clock september 23, 2013 10:21 by author Hans Straat
In the printenvironment I manage I had the complaint that from time to time a printer reprinted all the past jobs. After looking into this issue I noticed that the printqueue was building up rapidly to over 300 jobs in the queue all with the message 'sent to printer'. It turned out that the sec... [More]

Get your printers in a csv file and use it for documentation or to convert printserver in Res Workspace Manager

clock september 19, 2013 10:42 by author Hans Straat
Res Workspace Manager, Documentation, Convert [More]

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Hans Straat founded and is writing his expirience from the field and works in the IT industrie since 90ish.

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