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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.

AWS Cloud9

Development has stepped into 2017 and there is no better time to have the flexibility of development and shared coding like AWS Cloud9. One of the best challenges during any development and merging code and seeing what someone wrote and fixing their mistakes or sharing information if you need help fixing something. There is no greater joy than doing this in real-time. It's also a way to monitor development activities of contract or freelance developers. In times past, if you weren't writing the application yourself, you paid, gave requirements and then developers would send you back a project without fully understanding what was done. With AWS Cloud9, this becomes a legacy problem that is now fixed. Since AWS has thrown their weight behind their recent purchase of AWS Cloud9, this should be very exciting to comes of the shared collaborations on Open Source or even Blockchain projects with the advent of AWS Cloud9 and true shared coding capabilities. After launching the

How to Connect to Panera Bread Wi-Fi using Ubuntu (Linux)

1. Use a VPN Software (VPNVPR): https://support.goldenfrog.com/hc/en-us/articles/227258228-VyprVPN-OpenVPN-Setup-for-Linux-Ubuntu- or (SurfEasy). Something you actually pay for preferably. 2. Connect to Wifi (PANERA) 3. Open Google Chrome and go to https://www.panerabread.com/en-us/wifi.html 4. Accept the Terms and Conditions 5. Connect and Turn on your VPN.

Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on HP Envy (2017)

1. Boot to BIOS and disable Secure Boot (F10) 2. If your not sure what to do and you do not fully understand how to troubleshoot hardware on Linux and your Google Kung-Fu is novice...you likely shouldn't be installing Linux on the physical hardware. Use Virtualbox on Windows/Mac instead. 3. Create a bootable USB (Use another machine) or when you take it out the box, connect to the Internet, grab the iso. Create a bootable file with Rufus: https://rufus.akeo.ie/ Ubuntu Download: https://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop (*Use the LTS for software like VMware Horizon View, or other software that require LTS releases...it's more stable) Kali Linux Download: https://www.kali.org/downloads/ (*Do not use Kali if your new to Linux) 4. Boot the USB and install how your normally would. 5. HP Envy doesn't launch Wi-Fi natively. It's using a softblock for some reason when Linux is installed. (I'm too busy to really dig or even care...) 6. This version of the HP En

How To Install VMware Horizon View 4.5 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

1. Prepare Your System with updates & latest patches 2. sudo apt-get update -y && sudo apt-get upgrade -y 3. Setup, Install and Symlink Libraries:  sudo apt-get install libgstreamer0.10-dev libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10-dev sudo apt-get install v4l-utils sudo apt-get install pulseaudio sudo ln -sf /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libudev.so.1.6.4 /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libudev.so.0 sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libffi.so.6 /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libffi.so.5 4. Now download and install the VMware Horizon View Client 64-Bit:  https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=CART17Q2_LIN64_450&productId=578&rPId=17207 cd ~/Downloads/ sudo chmod u+x VM* sudo ./VM* FYI. You don't have to type/tab the whole path as long as this is the only VMware files in the path. It's Linux baby!!  Credits: https://goo.gl/toqauN https://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/horizon-client/45/horizon-client-linux-45-release-notes.html