Category: Troubleshooting

June 3, 2020
Check the HP Warranty Status Again

When you know the warranty status for each of your computers, you can start budgeting for new ones and replacing older ones based on your companies’ computer lifecycle policy. Most…

April 15, 2020
User Installed Software and Why You Should Care

Configuration Manager (MEMCM/ConfigMgr) administrators should care about user installed software because these apps can be a big security threat. Unfortunately, users, with low user-rights, can install many software programs directly…

April 2, 2020
Story of Nested AD Security Groups and ConfigMgr

It happens all the time, administrators need to answer the question, “What groups does a user belong to?” Normally, you open up the Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) console,…

March 4, 2020
Dell Warranty Status Woes

The other day, I was asked to look into why a Dell computer showed a warranty expiry date in 2026. Why was that unusual? Normally, a computer warranty is no…

February 5, 2020
Why Am I Getting Incorrect Results in Visual Studio?

When I first encountered this issue, some time ago, I checked all of my queries in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and guess what? As I suspected, the queries were…