Sunday, November 1, 2015

Reset Windows Update Agent Script

The Reset Windows Update Agent Script provides a menu of troubleshooting options for the Windows Update service, including fixing corrupt registry values, resetting the Windows Update components, deleting temporary files, and resetting the Winsock settings.




Rights Management Services Analyzer Tool

The Rights Management Services Analyzer Tool can analyze and help resolve problems with environments that are both AD RMS and Azure RMS-based. It can also check on local RMS client configuration and Azure RMS connector deployments that help connect on-premises services to Azure RMS. is a free command line tool which checks a server's service on any port for the support of TLS/SSL ciphers, protocols as well as recent cryptographic flaws.


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3D Touch with iOS

Newer iPhone models include a feature called 3D Touch.  It is similar to a right-click on an item within Windows.  To disable this feature, access General –> Accessibility –> 3D Touch.


Test IPv6 web site

The Test IPv6 web site will offer details on your current IPv6 configuration.


Wi-Fi Assist with iOS 9

iOS version 9 introduced a new feature named Wi-Fi Assist.  It allows an existing communication to switch from Wi-Fi to cellular if the Wi-Fi signal drops too low.  To disable this feature, access Settings –> Cellular and scroll down to the bottom of the list.


How to remove Candy Crush from Windows 10

To view installed applications for a particular user, launch an elevated PowerShell prompt and use the command Get-AppxPackage –user username.  This should produce a long list of installed “Modern” applications.


To remove Candy Crush, add the parameter –Name  The parameter to note is the Full Package value.


The cmdlet to remove a “Modern” application is Remove-AppxPackage.  If you attempt to use the command still at the elevated prompt, an error will be returned.


If the Remove-AppxPackage cmdlet is used followed by the full package name under the user account name in question, it should be successful.