How to retrieve your Dell Service Tag from DOS

Retrieve Dell Service Tag from DOS If you ever needed to retrieve Dell Service Tag from DOS, this works remotely or if you are unable to read the tag on the case below is the syntax to retrieve the Dell service tag by querying Windows WMI service via the DOS command line using the WMIC […]

Unable to send emails through GoDaddy's hosted exchange

Unable to send emails through GoDaddy’s hosted exchange

Unable to send emails through GoDaddy’s hosted exchange After days of wasted time calling GoDaddy who claimed “everything is working fine” and emailing several complaints I discovered several things. 1. GoDaddy had a huge influx of SPAM which caused GoDaddy to outsource. 2. GoDaddy couldn’t or didn’t want to handle their SPAM situation in-house so they […]

KB2920189 won’t install on 2012 R2 VM

KB2920189 won’t install on 2012 R2 VM I had several Windows Server 2012 R2 VM’s keep getting errors every time it tried to install KB2920189 which after further research found out that it was due to secure boot being enabled on the VM’s. Luchily this fix is only a few reboots away when KB2920189 won’t […]

Restore DNS settings in Windows Server 2012 R2

Restore DNS settings in Windows Server 2012 R2 Since the backups are were already stored in “C:\Windows\System32\dns\backup” from our previous Tutorial Copy the needed backups to one level up. Next rename the bkup file so that it ends in .com.dns . Then create a New Zone and select the option for using this existing file and select […]