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Rename Windows 10 User Account Username and Profile Folder

This is a quick guide for changing both the login username and profile folder for a user account in Windows 10. Log in with an account that has administrator rights and is not the one you want to modify Computer … Continue reading

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ERROR 1064 (42000) when installing phpMyAdmin

Attempting to install phpMyAdmin 5.1.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) from the PPA linked below, I received error 1064. https://launchpad.net/~phpmyadmin/+archive/ubuntu/ppa An error occurred while installing the database: mysql said: ERROR 1064 (42000) at line 1: You have an error in … Continue reading

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Veeam 11 Error When Editing Backup Job After Upgrade to ESXi Host

After upgrading the ESXi 7.0 host (Update 3), I was receiving the following error in Veeam Backup and Replication 11  (11.0.1.1261) when trying to edit an existing Backup Job: Host with id ‘a-b-c-d-e’ was not found The solution was to … Continue reading

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Unable to delete Time Machine Shared Folder in OMV 5

In OpenMediaVault the button may be greyed out if the Shared Folder is still Referenced. References can include file shares but also plugins.  In this case there was a Shared Folder that had been used for Time Machine and after … Continue reading

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Set a Quota for Time Machine with SMB on OMV 5.6

This details an OpenMediaVault configuration where an SMB share was created and Time Machine support was enabled for it.  There was a need to limit the size of the Time Machine backups so that it does not consume all available … Continue reading

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pfSense IKEv2 VPN for Windows 10 and iOS Devices

This is an out of the box workaround if having trouble connecting to a pfSense IKEv2 VPN with iOS and Windows 10 devices after following the pfSense recipe: https://docs.netgate.com/pfsense/en/latest/recipes/ipsec-mobile-ikev2-eap-mschapv2.html When iOS clients (version 15) tried to connect, the device error … Continue reading

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Autologon User at Startup in Windows Server

This simple method has worked for me in Windows Server versions 2012 R2 through 2022. Create a new .reg file with the contents below, adjusting the USERNAME, PASSWORD strings as appropriate.  Then run it to add to the registry Windows … Continue reading

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Change Autodesk Licensing Mode (Post Install)

We recently changed the licensing type for Autodesk 2021 Products (AutoCAD, Inventor, Plant 3D, 3ds Max, etc.) from a license server to individual users. This is the method I used, based on the Autodesk website, by using the product key, … Continue reading

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Disable Lock Screen Windows Server 2022 Remote Desktop Session Host

I had a Windows Server 2022 RDSH terminal server that was moved to a new domain and would persistently lock the screen on idle for all users including administrators and require them to log in again. Most guides reference the … Continue reading

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Move Google Chrome Session From One Computer to Another

These are the quick and dirty steps I used to perform a complete migration of Chrome from one system to another. It will transfer bookmarks, open tabs and all history. In my experience Settings had to be reconfigured and Chrome … Continue reading

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