Turn off Phone Number Detection (Links) in Internet Explorer

This policy setting determines whether phone numbers are recognized and turned into hyperlinks which can be used to invoke the default phone application on the system. If you enable this policy setting phone number detection is turned off. Users won’t be able to modify this setting. If you disable this policy setting phone number detection is turned Read More

Hyper-V Server 2019 Evaluation

Microsoft pulled the Hyper-V Server 2019 Evaluation ISO download back in November 2018 due to an issue related to Remote Desktop and an issue with data loss. A KB (KB4482887) has since been released that can be manually installed after installing the original evaluation ISO. Up until recently, there hasn’t been anything official to announce externally Read More

Disable Windows Server 2016+ Group Policy Logon Script Delay

Something that bit me in the butt back at the release of Server 2016, and I can laugh now, is the Group Policy Logon Script Delay “feature”. I lost a few hours trying to figure out why my GPO user logon scripts I was created weren’t seemingly running even though RSOP told me they were. Turns out, Server 2016 and newer implement a delay on user Group Read More

Powershell – Clear Browser Cache (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer)

Here’s a great Powershell script to clear Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer cache on GitHub: https://github.com/lemtek/Powershell/blob/master/Clear_Browser_Caches Write-Host -ForegroundColor yellow “#######################################################” “” Write-Host -ForegroundColor Green “Powershell commands to delete cache & cookies Read More

Enable Disk Performance Counters (Server 2012R2 and newer)

Disk performance counters were disabled by default in Server 2012 R2 and onward due to performance reasons in collecting the disk metrics. Only enable these when troubleshooting disk performance and do not leave enabled. Enabling Disk Performance Counters EnsureTask Manageris closed. Launch theCommand Promptusing the “Run as Administrator” Read More