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How to create local accounts via Group Policy

How to create local accounts via Group Policy

This step by step document shows how to create a local admin account across all domain joined PC’s for use with situations like LogMein remote support and notebooks, which are not always connected to the domain.

1. Open Group Policy Management

2. Create a new Group Policy Object called [...]

Testing home routers for Windows Vista and Windows 7

I was reading about the new feature in Windows 7 called Easy Connect, which is part of remote assistance. A good way to test your home router, is by using this tool from Microsoft, at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/using/tools/igd/default.mspx

Pretty cool!

Troubleshooting a legacy application with UAC

Today I was troubleshooting an application that would not install or work in Vista with UAC mode. I looked at MSI logs, and could not figure out why it was happening. I ended up turning off UAC and the application installed correctly and worked fine. I then wanted to know, what is UAC doing causing [...]