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How to Check Active Directory Group Membership?

Active Directory security groups used to grant users’ permissions to various domain services and resources. Therefore, to understand what permissions are assigned to a specific user in the AD domain, it is enough to look at the groups in which the user’s account is a member of. The easiest...

How to Restore Deleted Active Directory User?

If you accidentally deleted an Active Directory user, you can easily restore it. The fact is that when you delete any object from Active Directory, it is not deleted immediately. First, the value of the isDeleted = true attribute is set for the object, then it is moved to...

Getting TrustedInstaller Permissions on Windows 10

When you try to delete or modify some system files or folders in Windows 10, you may face an error: Folder Access Denied You need the permissions to perform this action You require permission from TrustedInstaller to make changes this folder This error occurs even when you are logged-in...

Add/Remove Calendar Permissions in Office 365/Exchange via PowerShell

This is a tutorial on how to view, add and remove mailbox calendar permissions on Office 365 (and on-premises Exchange) for your users via PowerShell. For example, you need to grant read permissions to room mailbox calendar for a few users. You can grant room mailboxes calendar permissions for...

Non-authoritative Restore of AD Domain Controller from Backup

If your Active Directory domain controller fails and you have a DC backup (created using Windows Server Backup or other backup tools), you can restore a single domain controller or the entire AD domain. In this article, we will show you how to perform a non-authoritative AD DS recovery...

Configuring Proxy Settings via GPO on Windows 10/Windows Server 2016

The article shows how to use Active Directory Group Policies features to configure proxy settings on domain-joined computers running Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019/2016/2012R2. These proxy server settings are used by all modern browsers, including Internet Explorer 11, Google Chrome, new Chromium-based Edge, Opera and Mozilla Firefox (with...

Sysprep Windows 10 Machine: Step by Step Guide

With Windows System Preparation Tool (Sysprep) tool, you can create a fully customized Windows 10 reference image with all apps, drivers and updates installed. This image can be used to quickly deploy Windows to users’ computers within your company. In this article, we will show how to use Sysprep...

How to Disable Active Directory Account Using PowerShell?

An Active Directory administrator must periodically disable user and computer domain accounts that are not used for a long time. Disabled accounts cannot be used to log on the domain, even if the user knows the password for the account and it is not expired. You can disable a...

Tips on How to Speed Up Laptop or Computer on Windows 10

Here is a tutorial on how to speed up laptop or computer on Windows 10. Adjust Your Power Settings Let’s get started by adjust of your Power settings on laptops. Move your cursor down to the Windows 10 Task bar, take a left click on Battery icon. Click Power...

How to Sync Active Directory to Office 365?

You can integrate your Office 365 subscription with your existing local (on-premises) directory service based on Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). You can configure automatic synchronization of AD user accounts, groups, and contacts with Azure. As a result, you can manage your user accounts for both environments. Office...