The registry data type REG_EXPAND_SZ is very useful: the same data give different results depends on the values of used environment variables. The REG_EXPAND_SZ data can be directly written with the registry provider integrated in powershell: New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell...
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In a recent deployment of Remote Desktop Services with Windows Server 2012, I experienced a second prompt for credentials. It occurred after successfully authenticating with Remote Desktop WebAccess and launching a RemoteApp from the browser. This blog explains why the...
Shadow Keys have been around for a very long time and many (including myself) have written about this topic. I feel it is time to compile all the information about shadow keys in one place to provide a comprehensive overview...
Why can you start Mozilla Firefox by typing "firefox" in the Run dialog and press enter? Firefox.exe is not located in any directory in the path. The same with Outlook (type "outlook"), PowerShell ("powershell"), VMware Workstation ("vmware") or Adobe Reader...
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Bugs and Annoyances ICA connections initiated over the ICA client object (ICO) SDK fail because 128-bit encryption cannot be enabled. Apparently, setting EncryptionLevelSession does not work. Annoyingly, this bug is more than a year old , was fixed in the...
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As Windows Server 2008 R2 is now RTM and is only available as x64 edition, you need to ask yourself how Windows x64 effects application delivery because sooner or later you will succumb. Although a general adoption of x64 is...
Sometimes it is necessary to export/import data from or into the registry for some sort of additional processing. To this end, often regedit is used to create .REG files, which store a human-readable text interpretation of the registry content. .REG...
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