Yearly Archives: 2009

Migrate Microsoft Root CA to another server

By | December 18, 2009

I have quite a few things going on at work at the moment. We are retiring an old Windows 2003 domain controller and bringing in a fresh new Server 2008 R2 DC as its replacement. This old server had many things on it which needed to be migrated off. Microsoft Certificate Authority was one of… Read More »

Map Network Drive based on group membership – Server 2008

By | November 25, 2009

Every once in a while, Microsoft does something that makes you happy. I remember during the Windows server 2003 beta program, I entered in some feedback which in short stated, it would be nice if you didn’t have to attach a script to a group policy, but instead just have group policy do it for… Read More »

Installing XP Mode on Windows 7

By | October 26, 2009

I just thought I would give a quick tutorial on how to download and install Windows XP mode on the Windows 7 operating system. XP mode allows you to run a virtual copy of Windows XP on your Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate operating systems. This comes in handy when the standard built in compatibility… Read More »

Follow us on Twitter

By | October 11, 2009

  Many of you may have noticed the big blue bird in the upper right hand corner of the site. That is the link to the official LazyNetworkAdmin Twitter page. Right now we have it configured to post to Twitter when new content is posted. This way you can always stay up to the moment… Read More »

Add Environmental Variable via Script

By | October 6, 2009

Several months ago I was searching for a way to add environmental variables to a system via a vbscript because we have a piece of software which requires special paths set in order to run. I was unable to find anything at the time which was able to do what I wanted it to do. Well today while browsing the forums over at http://petri.co.il I stumbled across a script posted by Rems which does exactly what I needed. Since it was so hard to find before, I decided to post it here… hoping the next person doesn’t have to look so hard.

 

Publish “My Computer” in Citrix

By | October 4, 2009

Here’s something which I have been meaning to add up here. Since IE7 (I know, this one is old) no longer did running “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE -E C:\” (or any other drive for that matter) work. You would always get an error message stating the system cannot find the device specified. Here’s how I got around that annoying message