How to properly size System Center Operations Manager Distributed Environment with Microsoft SCOM Sizing Helper Tool

SCOM Sizing Helper. The most misunderstood Sizing Tool ever.

Microsoft SCOM Sizing Helper Tool which is available at Microsoft Download is one of the core resources of every IT Architect and Consultant who wants to design, implement and size System Center Operations Manager 2012R2, 2016 and 2019.

SCOM Sizing […]

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How to analyze Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 Performance Problems and Bottlenecks

In this tutorial I will show you how to analyze performance problems and bottlenecks on Windows Server and Windows Client Operating Systems. I mostly use the open source Performance Analysis Tool from Clint Hoffman which is free and available on GitHub.

Performance Analysis of Logs (PAL) […]

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How to collect and analyze a SCOM (System Center Operation Manager) ETL Trace in depth. Version independent.

Introduction

In this tutorial I will show you how to collect and analyze a SCOM ETL Trace in depth. Collecting an ETL Trace is pretty easy and a straight forward action.

The most important part comes afterwards.

Once the ETL Trace is collected which of the tenth of ETL Traces should we […]

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How to troubleshoot “Windows can’t install the Xerox Global Print Driver PCL6 kernel-mode print driver. To obtain a driver that is compatible with the version of Windows you are running. contact the manufacturer” Error Message

Problem Description

After the installing KB3125574 “Convenience rollup update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1” on Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 you can experience the following error messages if you try to print from Word, Excel, PowerPoint or if you click […]

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How to free up GB’s of disk space in Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10

Free up GB’s of disk space in Windows

In this tutorial, I will show you how to free up disk space in Windows on the boot and additional volumes. If you cannot figure out where all the free space has gone, there are several points you can check and do.

Overview […]

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How to troubleshoot “Word cannot print there is no printer installed” Error Message

Problem Description

After the installing KB3125574 “Convenience rollup update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1” on Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 you can experience the following error messages if you try to print from Word, Excel, PowerPoint or if you click […]

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Powershell Script to copy Windows Spotlight Wallpapers to your Desktop

Description :

If you are also a fan of the Windows Spotlight Wallpapers and don’t want to navigate to the *\Assets folder every time to copy and save the wallpapers, this is right script for you. The Powershell Script basically creates a folder named wallpapers on your desktop, copies the […]

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How to troubleshoot “The ‘Xerox Global Print Driver PCL6’ printer driver is not installed on this computer. Some printer properties will not be accessible unless you install the printer driver. Do you want to install the driver now ?” Error Message

Problem Description

After the installing KB3125574 “Convenience rollup update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1” on Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 you can experience the following error messages if you try to print from Word, Excel, PowerPoint or if you click […]

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Powershell Script to check for Exchange database update and transaction log copy problems

Description :

The script is intended to check for Exchange database update and transaction log copy problems. I have additionally added an event logging to the script. In fact I have created this script to log the Exchange database update and transaction log copy problems to the event log on […]

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Get notified about your Public IP Address Change with PowerShell via E-Mail over Google SMTP Server

Description :

Nowadays most of the DDNS Providers don’t provide their DDNS service for free anymore. If you don’t want to pay for this service, this is your solution to get notified about your IP Address change at home.

In this tutorial I will quickly explain the script and the logic […]

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