Category Archives: Microsoft

How to activate Windows Server 2012 R2 by phone

In case your Windows Server 2012/R2 does not have access to the internet to verify MAK key you will need to do phone activation. Unfortunately you can’t do this so easily via GUI. But via CMD you can.

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Determine if KMS server is manually set

If you need to verify that Windows Computers/Servers are activated against KMS server by manually specified KMS server and port use following PowerShell command:

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Determine installed Windows OS Language pack edition

In case you need to determine what language was Windows OS/Server installed run following script in powershell:

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How to modify LAN Proxy Exception List via Powershell

Example of the Powershell script which can modify IE LAN Proxy Exception List to keep current settings (for example pulled by GPO) and extend with custom exception list. Read more »

How to download last camera record via PowerShell from UniFi NVR API with SSL

This guide explains how to download latest camera record available on UniFi NVR server via Powershell through the REST API with SSL self-signed certificate.

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Convert Windows OS Drive from MBR to GPT because of switch from BIOS to UEFI

Since Windows 10 (1703 build 15063 – Creator’s Update) Microsoft natively supports conversion from MBR to GPT via MBR2GPT.exe tool. If you want to proceed with conversion of OS disk and switch Bootable mode from BIOS to UEFI then follow these steps:

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