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Windows: Interface down due to an IP Address conflict

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a customer had the issue that an virtual machine gets down frequently. An ipconfig reports a IP Address of the “Automatic Private IP Addressing” range (169.254.x.x).
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Windows: Sysprep error “Machine is in an invalid state or we couldn’t update the recorded state.”

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when during the execution of sysprep the error message “A fatal error occured while trying to sysprep machine” is shown check the setupact.log and setuperr.log in “C:\windows\system32\sysprep\panther”.
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Windows: Enable Share access for alias/cname or IP address with kerberos

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if you have completely disabled NTLM and you want to a mount a cifs share by an DNS alias you have to set an Service Principal Name for the alias at the computerobject.
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Powershell: Change language/culture settings for the current session/window.

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different language settings on your clients causes some administration issues when you are working with times (formats) or group names for example.
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Windows: Disable Windows recovery environment to delete recovery partition

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if you want to delete the recovery partition, for example due to expand the C: drive you have to disable the recovery environment first. Disable means the Menu entry from the Bootmenu is removed.
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