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Powershell: Convert a string into a securestring and back to plaintext

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.Net and therefore the powershell has the ability to define a secure string. This means that the string is immediately deleted from memory if it is no longer needed.
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Windows: Get, set or change the network access type or network category

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to get and the network access type and the network category use the powershell commandlets Continue reading Windows: Get, set or change the network access type or network category

Active Directory: Export and import a group policies

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powershell has some command lets to deal with with group policies. The command lets can be found in the GroupPolicy module.
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Office 365: Add Outlook shortout to explorer’s sendto context menu

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to simply send files by using the Windows Explorer sendto context menu you have to create an Outlook shortcut in the shell:sendto folder.
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Windows: Working with the linux subsystem (WSL)

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this post contains some examples on how to interact with the Windows Subsystem for Linux. For an installation howto see my previous post.
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