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How to get a PC Serial Number via Command Line.

Machine serial numbers – for both servers and workstations – are useful for identifying specific hosts and tracking manufacturer info like warranty status. You can often find the serial number on the host chassis – but what if the number is obscured by other equipment, or on a long scratched-off sticker? Are we out of … Continue reading

Why Isn’t My Password GPO Working?

I recently encountered a situation in which a client had a fully-featured password  Group Policy Object (GPO) being pushed – but I discovered that the policy was not being applied. The policy was linked and enabled, and was properly scaled to apply to user workstations and computers. Yet, users were not being required to adhere … Continue reading

How to Remove User Profiles in Windows 10.

When handing out a used workstation, either for a new user or to replace an existing user’s machine, it’s not uncommon for there to be a fossil record of old user profiles built up on the hard drive. This is something you want to avoid for at least two good reasons: Could compromise sensitive data. … Continue reading

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