Couldn’t Update System Reserve Partition

When trying to upgrade windows 10 I got the following above error.  I did these steps for the MBR partion (view link for GPT) type and the update then worked: Press the Windows key + R. In the Run window that comes up, type diskmgmt.msc and press Enter. Select the...

Convert MBR to GPT for UEFI Boot

Boot from a USB stick like you are going to install windows Open the CMD window Run the following command: diskpart list disk This will give you a list of partitions to choose from.  Take not of the one that does NOT have a * in the GPT table and is your C drive Then...

Linux Mint 19.1 OpenVPN Setup

OpenVPN comes installed already however I had some trouble with DNS resolution.  Here is what I did to resolve my issue: Copy your config files to this location: /etc/openvpn on my *.conf file I added the following lines to the bottom of the file script-security 2 up...

Office365 not Syncing Passwords

This script worked well to force a resync (about a 2 minute delay for it to show up online): $adConnector = “domain.local” $aadConnector = “domain.onmicrosoft.com – AAD” Import-Module adsync $c = Get-ADSyncConnector -Name $adConnector $p...

Monitor UPS Device from USB with commands

Some neat alternatives to view the battery info on a UPS connected via USB.  Probably a way to do it through a serial port as well but I did not have that interface. gwmi win32_battery https://github.com/Pro/battery-monitor Auto-Shutdown Hyper-V free with UPS...

How to Setup the ISLE Inventory System

I really liked this software and wanted to get it going on a lamp server instead of using vagrant scotchbox.  I did this in a test environment so you may want to use another user vs. root in a production environment. First I downloaded the virual machine that was...