Tips from an other Admin

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

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…

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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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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…

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