How to run a powershell script silently

How to run a powershell script silently Running a powershell script silently can be handy at times, especially if you schedule a task to run your scripts and want them to stay in the background instead of cluttering up your desktop environment. This has been useful with some of my monitoring scripts such as scraping modem […]

Hyper-V 2012 R2 Generation 2 Linux VM’s

Hyper-V 2012 R2 Generation 2 Linux VM’s Microsoft is starting to support Hyper-V Generation 2 VM’s for Linux. This alone would speed up any compatible Linux OS quite a bit by opening up some of the disk access bottlenecks that  Generation 1 VM’s suffer from. This performance bottleneck was caused by the VM only being able to […]

Outlook 2013 slow to open

Outlook 2013 slow to open (FIX) If Outlook 2013 is opening slowly you can disable hardware graphics acceleration which may help speed things up by clicking: File > Options  Then select Advanced on the menu to the left then scroll down and check the box that says “Disable hardware graphics acceleration”. Now click the OK […]

How to add margins to Visio 2013

How to add margins to Visio 2013 First click on the design ribbon and then second click on the little arrow next to Page Setup. Now under the default tab “Printer Setup” click on the Setup button.  Now change the margins to your specifications and click the OK button. As you can see it’s pretty […]

Headaches of KB2919355 affecting Veeam and Unitrends to name a few

KB2919355 I’ve been plagued by a single backup failing over and over again for a while now, well since about April I believe. When logged into the Unitrends Appliance it shows the following error message for the VM in question: —– Error Messages —– Failed to setup up application volumes for snapshot. Error in getting […]