Windows | strange DNS resolve problem

Situation: Your machine lives in a corporate environment and uses your corporates own DNS resolver who’s located in your own LAN/IPsubnet. You didn’t define a default gateway in your IPv4 settings for security reasons. Resolving names via nslookup works fine, but windows himself (i.e ping) and third party software (like datev) run into resolve problems […]

Windows 10 | Uninstall progs from registry

Delete them: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{KEY2KEY2KEY2} HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\KEYKEYKEY HKCR\Installer\Products\KEYKEYKEY HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\SOMETHING HKLM\SOFTWARE\RegisteredApplications\SOMETHING HKLM\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\SOMETHINGifITdidHANDLEmail HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\RegisteredApplications\SOMETHING HKU\.DEFAULT\Software\Clients\Mail\SOMETHINGifITwasAmailCLIENT HKU\S-1-5-18\Software\Clients\Mail\SOMETHINGifITwasAmailCLIENT

Windows 10 since 21H1 | Failed access to samba guest shares

You can’t connect to a samba server configured with map to guest = Bad User Don’t try this at home: Re-Enable the guest account fallback Your risky solution: Tune your GPO. Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Network\LanMan Workstation\Enable Insecure Guest Logons ATTENTION:I’ve had faced situation when this didn’t do the trick. I hat to tune the registy: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation\Parameters] […]

WSUS | Hint for cloned machines.

Do sysprep.exe, but you will lose activation, licenses, maybe devices. The poor mans way: Remove the SusClientID and (if exists) AccountDomainID from Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate