Connect to Exchange Online using PowerShell

This one was a new experience for me. After brewing a good cup of Caturra variety coffee at home, a friend contacted me wanting to connect to Exchange online using PowerShell. This was due to some strange email activity with one of her users. Connecting to Exchange Online using PowerShell allows administrators to manage Exchange …

Remove Network Credentials Windows 10

One of my clients texted me about having issues authenticating to a network share using his credentials. In this case somebody else was able to connect to the same network share, but he needed to connect using his own credentials. The users found out that by rebooting Windows they can resolve this. But, who wants …

Filezilla Error loading queue_sqlite3

The other day a Windows 10 user client called reached out to me panic about this error in Filezilla “Error loading queue_sqlite3” I put my irregular bucket hat before taking on this one. Then I remote to the user’s machine trying to figure out why this is happening. I tried to re-install Fillezilla and still …

How to get Password Age using Powershell

After brewing my favorite coffee variety at home a client emailed me asking if there’s a way to get password age for the Active Directory users in her small company. This was for about 80 users. To be honest, I have not touched AD in a while. But, I found some clues for getting password …

Windows 11 not Accepting File Names Over 260 Characters

The new Windows 11 is another Microsoft release. As usual, I’m not impressed at all. Anyways, a client was having issues when trying to clone a git repo on her new Windows 11 machine. the client kept getting error “Destination path too long” error message. There are some suggestions online to make a registry and …

Setup Windows 11 without a Microsoft Account

I found myself configuring for the first time a new Windows 11 laptop for a client. I was used to configure the initial account in other Windows versions as a local user. This time the setup of Windows 11 without a Microsoft account was very tricky. After having a beer in one of my favorite …

Check Windows NTP Configuration Using The Command Prompt

The other day I got a client asking for help syncing time across all Windows 10 thin clients with their NTP server. After taking a walk around NYC and witnessing many hanging shoes I refreshed my head I found a useful way to check Windows NTP configuration using the command prompt. Using w32tm To Check …

Ping Command Examples in Brief

The ping command is one of the most common used commands in the IT field. After taking a walk in Brooklyn New York City I decided to put together some ping command examples to remember. Basic ping command The most basic ping command example would be to just ping itprohelper.com: You can also test your …

Filezilla.xml could not be loaded

I got this error Filezilla.xml could not be loaded right after launching a new Filezilla install on a clients Windows 10 machine. I have never seen this one before. Filezilla has always worked flawless for me. So, I decided to brew my own coffee before I investigate this issue. The quick fix for Filezilla.xml could …