Default PDF: How to change it in Win 10

Like most IT folks, I prefer not to use Edge as my default PDF reader. It’s a basic PDF reader without many options. Instead, I opt for Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Yes, I also tried Foxit and Nitro, as well as Sumatra, but Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is still my preferred.

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GoToMeeting: Admin powers?

Working with the InfoSec group and coming up with a strategy to reduce our attack vectors, the easiest thing to do is remove administrative powers from standard user accounts. You can do most tasks with your standard account and removing elevated powers will prevent bad guys from gaining access to your machine.

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OneDrive: How to setup the sync client

How to Use the One Drive for Business Next Generation Sync Client

Follow these steps to start using the new OneDrive sync client. OneDrive for Business is more than just cloud storage. Use the Follow command for important docs, investigate the Shared with Me folder, learn the functionalities within Windows Explorer, and sync files to your Outlook. This guide brings tips and tricks that improve digital productivity and help create an all-digital culture within Microsoft.  Continue reading

Citrix: SHA1 and RC4

Latest news!!! SHA1 is now considered insecure! Well, only theoretically insecure for the time being (as of Jan, 2016), but very soon, the keys will be broken! We actually have had a SHA1 certificate being used by Citrix Access Gateway (version: 5.0.4 .223500, 2011-12-14). AND we were using RC4. Two issues that keep growing in importance. First problems started early 2016, when our site wouldn’t work with Chrome and kept throwing up errors in Firefox. Continue reading

Brake Lights / VSA lights / AWD lights!

My little Acura RDX 2007 kept on having this intermittent problem that was driving me nuts! Well, it first happened to my wife. Out of the blue, the lights on the dashboard came up! A LOT OF LIGHTS! Brake lights, VSA and AWD lights all came up, scaring my wife thinking that car is going to blow up. The brakes were working fine though, and she was able to drive home on the freeway without issue. After a lot of research online, I came up with a posting on Acurazine and this DIY: Continue reading