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How to Backup BitLocker Recovery Key to AD

Recently, I was helping someone troubleshoot and issue with BitLocker and is storing its key within AD. In other words, to help troubleshoot this issue, we needed to ensure that we could manually backup BitLocker recovery key to AD. They asked how do you do that?...

How to Write a WQL Query

You know I always like to help those who try to help themselves. While reading Reddit post entitled SCCM Collection missing machines... the person was looking for all computers that follow a particular naming convention. Their results were not that they expected. This...


Not many people know that I took my bartender course several years back. As part of my homework for the course, I needed to create drinks unique drinks. Also, as part of this course we needed to edit existing drinks to make them used off the shelf aka “bar rail”...

How to Map OneDrive as a Mapped Drive

Like many of you I have my office OneDrive and my personal one drive. My personal OneDrive is connected to my phone and home computer. Sometimes, I need to copy files between my business personal computer and business computer. I really should say my blogging computer...

How to Enable BitLocker Recovery Information to Active Directory

While working on another blog on troubleshooting BitLocker, How to Manually Backup BitLocker Recovery Key to AD (coming out next week). I found out that I have not enabled these steps within my own LAB AD. For completeness, I thought that I would document how to store...

Why are my SSRS Chart Sorting Z-A?

As I write this blog, I’m working on a chart that has labels on it. I almost never add chart labels, instead I used an attached table with matching colors to show which values matches which line within the chart. But for this chart, it made sense to add labels to it....

How to Create Your Own Custom Theme for Snagit

I love Snagit but I can always tell when someone is using within their blog posts. They all have the same arrows and highlighting as everyone else has. I have always “wished” that I could create my own style for arrows and highlight. I know that I could change the...

How to Create a Computer Start Up GPO

Following up on ConfigMgr Client Health - Anders Rødland Startup Script post, to a new Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM / MECM) formerly System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM / CM) lab. To many people this will seem like an obvious step but...

My New Favorite WordPress Plugin!

As a Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM / MECM/ SCCM / CM) / Intune admin, what do I have to do with WordPress plugins? Well, the answer might surprise you. My new favorite WordPress plugin help me solve a problem that has long plagued me! I write...

How to Enable Remote Desktop via GPO

As many of you know I’m re-creating my Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM / MECM) formerly System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM / CM) lab, as such there are things that I’m re-doing and as such I thought that I would document the task....

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