An easy way to transfer FSMO roles

An easy way to transfer FSMO roles The Problem There are multiple ways to transfer the FSMO roles. If you are like us, and when you transfer one role, you usually need to transfer them all, this one-liner is a beauty to get the job done. The Fix Open PowerShell as an...

Check if a port is open or closed

Check if a port is open or closed The Problem You want to run a simple command to check if a port is open on a remote host. This is great because it doesn't require an application to do such a simple task! The Fix Open PowerShell PS C:\ Test-NetConnection...

Cannot see computers in Windows Essentials dashboard

Cannot see computers in Windows Essentials dashboard The Problem Cannot see computers in Windows Essentials dashboard Either of the following are true: You open the Essentials dashboard and can't see any workstations under the 'Devices' tab. You open a user and try to...

Windows Start Menu doesn’t work when clicked

Windows Start Menu doesn't work The Problem The Windows Start Menu doesn't work/expand when you click on it. The Fix We found that this happens if you have nVidia Quadro graphics card installed in the system and have let Microsoft download and install the drivers from...

Connect to Azure AD/Office 365 via PowerShell

Connect to Azure AD/Office 365 via PowerShell The Problem The majority of tasks to do with Office 365 can be accomplished via the GUI, however there are often situations where you need to connect via PowerShell to toggle certain features. Connect to Azure AD/Office...