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Lenovo P310 NIC Drops Connection

June 26, 2017

A workaround for the Lenovo P310 intermittently dropping network connections is to disable power management settings This requires temporary administrator access. Under network connections > right click adapter > properties > configure > power management > Uncheck “Allow the computer … Continued

Bitlocker

May 15, 2017

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SCCM Software Search

April 26, 2017

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File Creator Identity

September 28, 2016

The file “owner” attribute is set to your account when you create a file.  To find the owner of a file on Windows: Right click the file Select Properties Select the Details tab Review the Owner field

Run Powershell as Scheduled Task

September 9, 2016

In the scheduled task action, program path should point to powershell.exe and add the argument: -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -File C:\path-to-your-script.ps1

Update Your Software

June 23, 2016

Computer updates for Microsoft Windows, Office, Adobe Acrobat, Mozilla Firefox and Java are generally available beginning the third Tuesday of each month. If no action is taken, these updates will be forcibly applied after the fourth Tuesday of each month. … Continued

Access Control Guidelines

April 27, 2016

Document describes how to set folder privileges on storage.unc.edu Group naming convention SOP_M-folder.subfolder-permission Permission is either LF, R or F List Folder (LF) This allows for folder traversal, should be used sparingly to avoid deeply nested / confusing inheritance structures. … Continued

Find Computer Serial Number

September 1, 2015

Many computer hardware vendors use the serial number to uniquely identify a system for the purpose of maintenance requests, warranty inquiries, etc. Typically the serial number can be found somewhere on the exterior of the case but here are a … Continued

Lock Computer When Left Unattended

July 24, 2015

If you leave your computer unattended make sure to lock the computer to prevent someone from sitting at the console and using the computer under your account.  Locking your computer will require your login password to be entered in order … Continued