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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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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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How to monitor SQL DB Fragmantation with SCOM

Description :

I have prepared this Powershell script to use it with SCOM. Of course it can be used as a standalone script too. I am basically creating a Rule in SCOM to trigger the below script which logs an event into the Application Event Log. Later on I am […]

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Monitor Notebook Battery Health with Powershell in SCOM

Description :

I have prepared this Powershell script to use it in SCOM but of course it can be used also as a standalone script or it can be scheduled in Task Manager too.

The logic behind it was to log an event into the clients application event log and collect […]

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T-SQL : Search for Historical Alerts and Events inside the SCOM Data Warehouse for a specific server and between dates

Description :

There are several T-SQL queries available on the internet especially from Microsoft PFE Kevin Holman regarding searching for Events or Alerts on the OpsMgr Operational Database but not for the Data Warehouse database. In some troubleshooting scenarios or forensic analysis historical data (events or alerts) related to a […]

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Start & Stop all OpsMgr Services on all SCOM Management Servers in a mass with Powershell

Description :

This Powershell Script is basically intended to stop and start OpsMgr related services (“cshost”, “healthservice”, “omsdk”) on all SCOM Management Servers in a mass. This script can be used to stop and start other windows services too. You basically need to enter the server and service name into […]

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How to troubleshoot SCOM 2016 Agent upgrade or installation problem with error message “Microsoft Monitoring Agent was not installed”

Problem Description :

If you try to upgrade or install SCOM 2016 Agent manually on a Windows Server the upgrade or installation can fail with the following error message below.

Error Messages :

“A newer version of Operations Manager is already installed on this computer. Setup cannot continue.”

“Microsoft Monitoring Agent was not […]

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YouTube Videos can play in slow motion in Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

Problem Description :

YouTube videos can play in slow motion in Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge on Windows 10. In our case this mostly occured after moving the videos too much forward and backward.

Cause :

We couldn’t find any errors or warnings inside the event logs which indicates a problem. […]

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How to troubleshoot SCOM 2016 Agent upgrade or installation problem with error message “The setup wizard was interrupted before the Microsoft Monitoring Agent could be completely installed”

Problem Description :

If you try to upgrade or install SCOM 2016 Agent manually on a Windows Server the upgrade or installation can fail with the following error message below.

Error Messages :

“A newer version of Operations Manager is already installed on this computer. Setup cannot continue.”

“Microsoft Monitoring Agent was not […]

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