New Security Baseline for both Windows 10 and Windows Server

Windows Security - New Security Baseline for both Windows 10 and Windows Server

Microsoft published a new draft release of the security configuration baseline settings for both Windows 10 version 1903 and Windows Server version 1903. Download here: Windows-10-1903-Security-Baseline-DRAFT (direct download link from Microsoft). It includes GPO backups, GPO reports, scripts to apply settings to local GPO, Policy Analyzer rules files for each baseline and for the full set, and spreadsheets documenting all […]

How To Print Test Pages on All Printers

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Other than open every single installed printer to print test pages, here is a much better way that you can do it all at once. Get-CimInstance Win32_Printer | Invoke-CimMethod -MethodName PrintTestPage If you only want to certain printers, use the -Filter switch. Get-CimInstance Win32_Printer -Filter “Name LIKE ‘*name*’ | Invoke-CimMethod -MethodName PrintTestPage You can even use Get-Printer cmdlet to pick […]

How To Get the Full List of Properties of A PowerShell Object

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When querying a PowerShell object, it only returns a few essential properties by default. For example, querying the W32_ComputerSystem class with Get-WmiObject cmdlet only returns properties like Manufacturer, ComputerName, TotalPhysicalMemory, etc. To get the full list of the properties of Win32_ComputerSystem class, you can pipe the result to Format-List, like below. Get-WmiObject -Class “Win32_ComputerSystem” | Format-List * You can even […]