Tips from an other Admin

Fixing your Lumea Battery Charging Issue, for less than $1/£1/€1

My original post about how to repair your Lumea when the batteries are dead is becoming quite popular. As a result an electronics designer from the UK, Shamus Husheer, reached out with another, cheaper solution. He was handed a dead Lumea and just like you did, searched for a solution online. He found my original post and noticed that the…

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Word – Fix Compile error in Hidden module

When you are working with Word or Excel and are using macro’s and you receive the following error “Compile error in hidden Module” you are probably missing Microsoft Visual Basic Common Controls. This is a .ocx file the should recite in your system32 or syswow64 folder. So the fix is pretty simple here: Step 1 – Check if you have…

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Archive users Mailbox in Office 365 with Retention Policies

With Office 365 you can add retention policies to preserve content – email, documents, instant messages, for an x amount of time. We can use these retention policies to preserve the mail content from terminated users, so we can access the data without the need of an Office 365 license. To enable retention policies, you need at least an Exchange…

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Fix error code 17006 when adding product to existing Office 365 ProPlus install

When you want to add a Office program to an existing Office 365 ProPlus installation with PDQ Deploy or SCCM it’s necessary to add the FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN property to the xml file. If you don’t do that, you will probably get error code 17006. If you already have a deployment setup you might have an config.xml file similar to this:

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Install and Add Network Printers from the command line

You can install network printers from the command line or with a batch file without the need of local admin access.  This way users can for example install a local network printer on there laptop when they are on a remote site.  This will work from Win 7 upwards to 10 and you don’t need to install anything. The scripts…

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