Archive for August, 2010

I needed a way to get a MYOB file from one site to another, and have the users at the 2nd site be able to access the files easily, no digging around in ZIP folders and the likes.

The Remote site uses BackupAssist to ZIP the files, then FTP them to the main office, then the script does the rest View full article »

I needed a way a few years back to clean up a folder that users kept saving backups into. They would save 2-3 GB worth of backups there a week, on a small server, that filled it up fast, Enter ForFiles

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Microsoft have just released a rollup containing all of the updates needed for a stable and happy Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V server

Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB2264080)

Instll sooner rather than later!

It has come up a number of time with failing USB drive backups that i have needed to change the letter of a drive to make it all work. On one server every day it was wrong, so we needed to log on and fix it every day. Now we have a script.

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Anyone that has used Trend WFBS would know that it takes up a lot of space for nothing. Trend have a tool to fix this now, so i made it into a script.

Get the files from the below URL, make into an auto install exe, put on your webserver.
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This is my VBS script to automatically download, install and run a spybot scan.

IT, checks to see if c:spybotspybotsd.exe exists, if not, it then downloads it from the URL
Then updates and scans.

If it does exist, then it updates and scans.
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Here is another checking script. Will create error in dashboard if version number is not correct. Once a new version comes out, all you need to do is know the build numbers. Updating a machine, then running it on there will get it for you.

You will need to edit these build numbers, and the text for the latest versions. I have also notices that the main build doen’t change when you apply a hot fix, i will look into this later on to see where that get saved

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I have created a VBS script that will read from the system registry a products version number.

The 1st part detects what operating system you are using 64bit or 32bit, then assigns the strings as needed.

the 2nd part reads the keys, then depending on the output, will output the different results.

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I have had this problem with a number of clients over the last months, after a bit of searching i found this

KB Number: KB974909
Title: The network connection of a running Hyper-V virtual machine is lost under heavy outgoing network traffic on a Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer
Description: This affects all guest operating systems.  The fix is applied to the hypervisor and while a reboot is required for installation, no updated need to be applied to the guest operating systems.
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Well this is my 1st post, lets see how it all goes.