Tag Archives: Tool

ConfigMgr Client Health Toolset

Just a small tip for administrators in SCCM environments. Microsoft has released the ConfigMgr Client Health Toolset to simplify troubleshooting issues in System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). Advertising

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Using Sysinternals Sysmon 8.0.0? Update to 8.0.4

[German]A quick tip for admins who use Sysmon from the Sysinternals system monitoring tools. There is a memory leak in version 8.0.0, which has been fixed in the updated version 8.0.4. Advertising

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Windows-Tool UserBenchMark – is it trustable?

[German]Here's a blog post for people who love to use tons of tools onto their Windows systems. I have just become aware of the Windows tool UserBenchMark, that promises to create a benchmark of the system. I was asked if … Continue reading

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7-Zip version 18.6 released

[German]A brief information for users of the packing program 7-Zip. Developer Igor Pavlov has updated the Windows version of the program available for various platforms to version 18.06 as of December 30, 2018 (thanks to blog reader Georg S. for … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Surface Diagnostics Toolkit for Business (SDT)

[German]Microsoft has released a new tool to help the user with problems (hardware, firmware and software) with his Surface devices. Here are a few details about that toolkit. Advertising

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Sticky Notes within a browser

Microsoft has made Sticky Notes available within the web, so a browser and an internet connection is sufficient, to run this little tool. Advertising

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Windows 10 Mobile: Bootloader unlocker is Open Source

A brief information for for people who still have Windows 10 Mobile devices and use them for handicrafts. René Lergner has released his bootloader unlocker code as Open Source. Advertising

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Warning: Avoid NVTrimmer for Nvidia driver customization

[German]Within the last days I've seen several blog posts recommending the tool NVTrimmer. The tool is used for customizing Nvidia driver installation packages. If you intend to use this tool, read this blog post to become aware of the risks. … Continue reading

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Tool tip: Ashampo Spectre Meltdown CPU-Checker

[German]Today a short tip: How to check your Windows system for Meltdown and Spectre vulnerability? No, it doesn't need rocket science, just a cool tool will do that test form you.  Advertising

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Tool FolderSecurityViewer Version 1.7.0 available

[German]Just a short note: The Folder Security Viewer is a viewer and reporter for NTFS permissions in domains and Active Directory environments. Tools Folder Security Viewer is now available in version 1.7.0. Advertising

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