Dan Fortier

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Name: Dan Fortier
Date registered: July 24, 2009
URL: http://www.danielfortier.com

Latest posts

  1. How to: Find the HP Product Number of all your HP server using powershell — April 9, 2013
  2. Powershell Tips of the week #4 – Get-ChildItem – Only show directories — April 2, 2013
  3. Powershell Tips of the week #3 – Find parent folder — March 25, 2013
  4. Powershell Tips of the week #2 – Measure-Command — March 19, 2013
  5. Powershell Tips of the week #1 – Cmdlet Start-Transcript — March 14, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. Windows Update – Error 0x80072F8F — 8 comments
  2. KMS for Win 7 and Server 2008 R2: “Run ‘slui.exe 0x2a 0xC004F050′” — 4 comments
  3. How to: List members of the Administrators local group — 4 comments
  4. How To: List all users with a roaming profile — 3 comments
  5. How to: Reset password on Citrix Licensing server — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Jan 10

How to: Reset password on Citrix Licensing server

If you lost the admin password or your Citrix Licensing server or the password of any other account and you can’t login to the Citrix Licensing server anymore here is what you have to do: 1- Go to C:\Program Files\Citrix\Licensing\LS\conf and open “server.xml” with notepad. 2- Find the entry that looks something like this: <user …

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May 18

VMware: Knowledge Base Content Request

If you can’t find what you are looking for in vmware KB article… Click here http://www.vmware.com/landing_pages/knowledgebase-content-request.html It is now possible to request some KB content.

Oct 01

How to: List members of the Administrators local group

This is a simple powershell script that will list all the members in the Administrators local group. Just add all the computer name in C:\Servers.txt. $Computers = Get-Content "C:\servers.txt" foreach ($Computer in $Computers) {     $strcomputer = [ADSI]("WinNT://" + $Computer + ",computer")     $Group = $strcomputer.psbase.children.find("Administrators")     $members= $Group.psbase.invoke("Members") | %{$_.GetType().InvokeMember("Name", ‘GetProperty’, …

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Jan 28

How to: Create empty files with specific size

This is just a quick post on how to create a huge file in 2 second. In this example I will create a 1gb file: -Open “Command Prompt” (Start / Run / cmd / Enter) -Use this command: fsutil file createnew <filename> <size> fsutil file createnew C:\1gb_files.out 1073741824 -< filename > is the name of …

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Jan 19

Windows Update – Error 0x80072F8F

This is a common issue with all Microsoft operating system after Windows XP (XP, 2000, 2003, Vista, 7, 2008, 2008 R2). So you are trying to get your Windows Update and you get error 80072F8F. You try again, same thing. You now probably think that you computer/server need a reboot … after reboot … still …

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Nov 06

KMS for Win 7 and Server 2008 R2: “Run ‘slui.exe 0x2a 0xC004F050′”

So, you have Microsoft Key Management Services running fine for all your Vista workstation and Windows 2008 servers but now you want to add your KMS key for Windows 7 or Windows 2008 R2 and you get this error message: Run ‘slui.exe 0x2a 0xC004F050′ to display the error text.  Error: 0xC004F050 You now have 2 …

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Jul 30

How To: Get serial number from a list of servers or computers

Description: This How To will help you get the serial number from a list of servers or computers. The list of servers or computers would be provide in a txt file. Prerequisite: Microsoft PowerShell 1.0 or higher   How To: $colItems = get-wmiobject -class "Win32_BIOS" -computername (Get-Content c:\computers.txt) foreach ($objItem in $colItems) {    $computername …

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