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Free College and Trade Schools in the US?

$0 No fee Courses - Certificates or Recognition of Completion Requires a Fee 1.  https://online-learning.harvard.edu/  (Harvard) 2.  https://www.open.edu/openlearn/ 3.  https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/categories/tech-and-coding-courses 4.  https://online.stanford.edu/ 5.  https://www.coursera.org/ 6.  http://oli.cmu.edu/independent-learner-courses/ 7.  https://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm 8.  https://www.edx.org/ GUI Web & Mobile Development - "Low Code" https://www.outsystems.com/ Tuition-Free US Colleges. Tuition-free does not mean $0.00 in college costs. It just means that you are not paying for tuition. You will still need money for other fees the college enrollment may charge for in providing services to students (e.g. books, meals, room and board if applicable, exams, etc). So...it's not a free ride. You also have to keep your academics up at all of these schools. Do not expect a free ride at these schools. You have to work and with a $0.00 t

Fix Veeam Backup Error VSSControl -2147212529

1. Login to the VM and run Powershell or CMD prompt from an administrator-level login. 2. Run vssadmin list providers 3. (FYI. This is for VMware or Nutanix Acropolis VM's, not Hyper-V)... Anyway...you will see this a reference to Hyper-V: "Hyper-V IC Software Shadow Copy Provider" Open up regedit and delete the key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VSS\Providers\ {74600e39-7dc5-4567-a03b-f091d6c7b092}] @="Hyper-V IC Software Shadow Copy Provider" "Type"=dword:00000002 "Version"="1.0.0.0" "VersionId"="{c797fff9-2c3e-453c-a3e9-cc7673a6c732}" 4. Reboot the server. 5. Kick off the backup again and it will run. Thank you Micro$oft for buying your Hyper-V components into the OS so deeply...good grief. Reference Article:  https://www.veeam.com/kb1785

Check Problems on Multiple Windows Servers with PowerShell

1. On Linux create a file with vi and hit "i" on the keyboard and paste the data in. On Windows create a file and save it with "All Files" and put .ps1 as the extension. Powershell on Linux does not have the get-eventlog command. 2. Don't forget to change the hostname or point to the file with the list of hostnames: $logs = get-eventlog system -ComputerName typemyservername  -source Microsoft-Windows-Winlogon -After (Get-Date).AddDays(-7); $res = @(); ForEach ($log in $logs) {if($log.instanceid -eq 7001) {$type = "Logon"} Elseif ($log.instanceid -eq 7002){$type="Logoff"} Else {Continue} $res += New-Object PSObject -Property @{Time = $log.TimeWritten; "Event" = $type; User = (New-Object System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier $Log.ReplacementStrings[1]).Translate([System.Security.Principal.NTAccount])}}; $res Reference: https://www.codetwo.com/admins-blog/how-to-check-event-logs-with-powershell-get-eventlog/