Export users registry settings from NTUSER.DAT

Export users registry settings from NTUSER.DAT

In users profile folder, you find a hidden file called NTUSER.DAT. This file contains the users registry settings/values and for example it can be useful when you need to get registry settings from a corrupt profile. NTUSER.DAT will be found in the users profile folder (by default: C:\Users\% UserProfile%). To export settings: Start the Registry…



Two ways to set serial number in Intel BIOS

Background We are deploying computers with Intune and would give a name with their serial number. We recognized that Intel NUC doesn’t write the serial number in BIOS and have to set it to get it in the name. Intel VCUST Tool Download:  https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/28900/Intel-VCUST-Tool Open CMD as Administrator Change directory to the folder that contains…



Using Azure blob to take fileserver backup

In this post we will go over how I use Azure blob to take backup on files on prem. Preface In our case we needed a scalable, long-term backup for our file share that has data that does not change often. Historically we have very rarely had to recover files from this share and have…



Windows 7 licens key is “not genuine” and activation failes after installing KB971033.

INTRODUCTION After installing KB971033 update some clients has issue with the KMS licens key is not genuine.  It is a known issue for Microsoft. You find more information here.  https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4480970/windows-7-update-kb4480970 SOLUTION The solution from Microsoft to be able to activate Windows again is to uninstall the patch, rebuild the Activation related files and then activate…