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Microsoft Office Security – Disable Macros

Executable code embedded within Office documents continues to be a popular way to deliver malware. Office, by default, opens files downloaded from the internet in a safe way, that prompts the user to first enable editing, and then again to … Continue reading

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Disable Windows Error Recovery

Sometimes I find that one of my Windows VMs isn’t pinging the morning after I have released security updates. I have a look at the console of the VM and it looks like this: What causes Windows to boot into … Continue reading

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PowerShell: Remote Desktop Connections and NLA

There seem to be no available cmdlets to change the settings in the¬†Remote Desktop section¬†of the Remote tab in the System Properties dialogue box: Namely to switch between Don’t allow remote connections to this computer and Allow remote connections to … Continue reading

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XenApp: One or more applications could not be disabled

Trying to disable a published application in the XenApp 5.0 Delivery Services Console I received the following error box: Error disabling application(s) One or more applications could not be disabled Solution (in my case, anyway) was that I had configuration … Continue reading

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Completely disable IPv6 on Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2

You might have reason to do this, here’s how I did it (there are slight variations elsewhere online). Set the following registry value: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\TCPIP6\Parameters\DisabledComponents = 0xFF Reboot After the reboot you can check that IPv6 is not working by issuing … Continue reading

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