Ever had a program that keeps asking for administrator rights to run even though you know it doesn’t need them? I hate when developers are too lazy to do things the right way and figure “I’ll just run as the admin and then do what I need to do!” Yeah, great idea, nevermind the giant security issues it poses or the fact that regular users like employees can’t use the program anymore! I could continue, but I’ll say something nasty. Let’s bypass this unnecessary admin request.
Sometimes you need your guest VMs to have secure access to the internet and your host machine without all the fuss and complexity of typical Hyper-V networking. Here’s an easy way to do just that by creating a separate NAT virtual network.
Although it’s been around for a while, the Hyper-V Default Switch is often misused or not given the credit it actually deserves. Let’s take a quick look at what it does, how it works and when you should use it.
Recently, I’ve had my OneDrive seem to uninstall or break itself. That’s annoying. The icon in Explorer reverts to a regular folder and nothing syncs because the client program isn’t running in the background. Fortunately, it’s an easy fix and everything resets itself without a restart. Here’s the quick and dirty way to get it done…
Starting with the May cumulative Windows 10/Server 2016 update, you may have run into a CredSSP error when trying to connect via Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to another computer.
Sometimes, especially on a Small Business Server (SBS) machine, you will run into a situation where having more than one IP address linked to your server is very helpful. This especially applies if you are only using one NIC in your machine and need to address it ‘logically’ by several IPs.