Disable AutoSave for Office 365

This article describes how you can disable autosave in Office 365 for every file with the use of PowerShell. Some background info on the Autosave feature If you are using Office 365 and your store your files on OneDrive, OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online you will see that the new Autosave feature is enabled by default. This options will…

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…

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…

Archive users Mailbox in Office 365 with Retention Policies

When users are leaving you want to preserve there mail or mailbox. Exporting it to pst files is not the way to do it, but keeping there mailbox with an expensive Office 365 license neither. What we want to do is archive the mail so it’s easily accessible later to other users. With Office 365 you can add retention policies…

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:

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 their 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…

Copy Sharepoint list items to another list with Powershell and PnP

You can easily copy Sharepoint list items to another list with Powershell and PnP. First connect to the source Sharepoint site. You can use one of mine connector scripts for it here at Technet. Or connect to Sharepoint with:

Get the list items Now we need to retrieve the list items that we want to copy:

Copy the items…

Remove thunderfly bug from your screen

Working outside in the porch today I got myself a life bug in my laptop screen. I heard about it before, but never had one until now. They are called thunder flies and are little nasty bastards that crawl in your lcd screen. They are a few ways to get rid of them, most important, don’t crush him until he…

Mouse freezes when previewing an Excel file in Outlook 2016

Does your Outlook freezes when previewing an Excel file in Outlook 2016? Well it’s easy to fix, there is no need to disable Excel add-ins or running Outlook in safe mode. Just disable scroll inactive windows in the settings menu. To fix the issue, goto: Settings > Mouse  (or start and type “mouse settings”) Disable  Scroll inactive windows when I hover…

Share Sharepoint files and folders from a Office365 Group

Sharing files in Sharepoint, that shouldn’t be that hard right? Well if you are using Office 365 Groups you might have noticed that you are not able the share a file or folder from the Groups Sharepoint site to external users. When you try to use the Invite People option you will get the following error: Your organization policies do…