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How to Remove Windows 10 Bloatware Permanently

First and foremost...I want to thank at least 10 different bloggers for posting general information and one of the most helpful was Daniel's IT Blog.  https://bit.ly/2qtT9SH  and Andre Picker  http://bit.ly/2NiBeaT  (This is for removal of the unwanted W10 Apps from .WIM only) This is for an IT Image for Windows 10. Why on earth Microsoft doesn't have an "IT" script to remove all the junk they know damn well will never go on a business, enterprise or government computer is beyond me. So we IT Managers, Solution Architects, Systems Engineer's are left figuring out ways to remove the crapware so user's don't put in a million tickets asking questions about using the software or locking their machine up doing something crazy no one anticipated. Here you go: 1. You can use a Powershell script from How-To-Geek: https://bit.ly/2p3ZjKH but for IT purposes. It's only removing the junk from one profile. Not the entire machine. As soon as you log in with

How to Disable SharePoint Features for Adobe Document Cloud Reader

1. Disable Adobe Cloud Features: https://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/PrefRef/Windows/Workflows.html?zoom_highlight=web+services#Servicesintegration(DC) 2. This is how you Disable SharePoint features: 2a. Right Click on FeatureLockDown and add a New Key and type cSharePoint 2b. Right-click on cSharepoint and add bDisableSharePointFeatures. Enter and type 1.  3. You can also block all of the cloud services if you don't want your users doing anything from the cloud. 4. Now it's nice and clean!  5. FYI. You can disable the "Sign In" button up top but it wipes out the tools. It's up to you. 6. Lastly, the more things that you disable. The more features will be locked down. If you disable bToggleAdobeDocumentServices your users will not be able to edit PDF files, create PDF's, Export PDF's, Combine files, etc.

How to Install VMware Workstation 15 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

1. Do a clean uninstall of any previous versions for a clean installation. 2. VMware Workstation 14 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 3. Open Terminal and run the following command: sudo vmware-installer -u vmware-workstation 4. Download the file from VMware's website 5. from terminal cd to the location where you saved the downloaded file. Run the following command to make the package executable: chmod a+x VMware-Workstation* 6. Execute the Installer from the command line: sudo ./VMware-Workstation* Create your location/path for the shared VM's. I made mine /opt/vmware/shared instead of the default Done.