Export a Certificate as a PFX file

Issue: Unable to generate pfx file from certificate manager. Certificate export have the option greyed out “Personal Information Exchange PFX”. Fix: Use PowerShell to generate the PFX file. The Certificates snap-in really doesn’t like to export PFX certificates, but PowerShell is happy to. You can use the Export-PfxCertificate cmdlet. Go to the certificates pseudo-drive by typing cd cert:\ at... » read more

Network access for Distributed Transaction Manager (MSDTC) has been disabled. Please enable DTC for network access.

Error: System.Transactions.TransactionManagerCommunicationException: Network access for Distributed Transaction Manager (MSDTC) has been disabled. Please enable DTC for network access in the security configuration for MSDTC using the Component Services Administrative tool. ---> System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException: The transaction manager has disabled its support for remote/network transactions. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8004D024) Fix: Configure MSDTC Open Component Services.Or, In Server Manager, select Tools, and... » read more

Azure AD is now Microsoft Entra ID

Microsoft has reamed Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) to Microsoft Entra ID for the following reasons: (1) to communicate the multicloud, multiplatform functionality of the products, (2) to alleviate confusion with Windows Server Active Directory, and (3) to unify the Microsoft Entra product family. https://entra.microsoft.com/#home References: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/fundamentals/new-name

Create Self-Signed Certificate

Open PowerShell as administrator Run the following command: C:\Users\user01> New-SelfSignedCertificate -Subject “CN=OrgCert1234” -CertStoreLocation “cert:\LocalMachine\My” Now, what we have to do is obtain the private key certificate file to be able to upload it to Azure: Press the windows key Type Manage Computer Certificates and press Enter Go to Personal (on the left), then Certificates Double-click on the... » read more

ScanSnap Organizer

Download: https://www.fujitsu.com/global/products/computing/peripheral/scanners/soho/ssorganizer/ ScanSnap Organizer makes it easier than ever to view, edit, and manage your PDF and JPEG files scanned with ScanSnap. It displays documents as thumbnails that you can preview in catalogue form for efficiency when searching. With a simple user interface, it allows you to create and sort folders without opening them, and... » read more

Windows Symbolic Links

What Are Symbolic Links? Symbolic links are basically advanced shortcuts. Create a symbolic link to an individual file or folder, and that link will appear to be the same as the file or folder to Windows—even though it’s just a link pointing at the file or folder. For example, let’s say you have a program... » read more

RAM Map

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/rammap RAMMap v1.61 Article 05/11/2022 2 minutes to read 4 contributors By Mark Russinovich Published: May 11, 2022  Download RAMMap (671 KB)Run now from Sysinternals Live. Have you ever wondered exactly how Windows is assigning physical memory, how much file data is cached in RAM, or how much RAM is used by the kernel and device drivers? RAMMap... » read more