Tag Archives: process

Group Policy Preference Drive Maps closing

I’ve been dealing with an issue where users that leave Windows File Explorer windows open for extended periods find that they close now and then. This seems to be a common problem with later versions of Windows (8.1, 10) and … Continue reading

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Analyse AppLocker Logs for Exceptions

If you’re planning to rollout AppLocker you might want to run it in Audit mode first, to see where things are being run from. You might want to store those logs centrally, see my previous post for how to get … Continue reading

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SysProcs is RDS equivalent of Citrix LogOffCheckSysModules

Now that I’m no longer running Citrix XenApp, I had to research how to tell the Terminal Server service to ignore a process that was stopping a process being killed when the RemoteApp executable had quit. In XenApp you add … Continue reading

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PowerShell: Check if a process is running and if not start it

Had a requirement to do this, and here’s what I came up with: if((Get-Process -Name notepad -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) -eq $null){ .”C:\Windows\notepad.exe” } The thing that happens if the process we check for, could obviously be anything. You might want to … Continue reading

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