Monthly Archives: October 2017


Fixed : Dell XPS 13 (2 in 1) won’t shutdown..

After installing the latest Windows 10 Fall Creators Update I noticed that my Dell XPS 13 2 in 1 immediatly restarted after a shutdown. After some troubleshooting I noticed many other people with the same problem (also with other Dell models). The steps I found on the internet (BIOS upgrade, removing USB devices etc) didn’t work for me. But I found the solution :

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Go to Energiebeheer (Power management, sorry for the Dutch language :-))

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Go to “gedrag van de aan/uit knoppen bepalen” (behaviour of on/off button).

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Select the first option (with the UAC logo next to in) en disable Fast boot. (Snel opstarten)

Voila! Problem solved.


How to quickly ping an IP address within Google Chrome

I frequently use my Chromebook for browsing the internet and doing some work. Sometimes I want to ping a specific IP address. This is how you can easily ping a IP address. Hit control -alt-t and a special console will open.

As you can see, you can use the ping command as you use it on any Windows or Apple device. Close the windows or use exit to continue your other work. πŸ™‚


How to export & import images between KACE2000 <> Remote Site Appliance

This article describes the necessary steps to move System Images from the Remote Site Appliance to the KACE 2000 server. When the System Image is stored on the K2000 server it’s possible to create a bootable USB flash drive containing the image.

The image I wish to export is a captures K-image file currently stored on the RSA.

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As you can see it’s not possible to create the Flash drive:

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There is no option to create a flash drive, like this example below:

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Alright, let’s start exporting the image. First step browse to the IP address of the RSA. Use the SAMBA account to browse the shares :

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In this example the RSA uses the IP address 10.70.28.2. Notice the restore folder. The restore is empty before the export:

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No files and folders currently present in the restore folder, check πŸ™‚

Now go to settings/Package Management/Export SDA Packages :

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Select the specific image you wish to export and choose “Export Selected”:

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Notice that KACE starts exporting the file:

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After some time the export job is completed. Notice the green version mark (you currently have the latest version exported)

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Notice the exported image in the restore folder :

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Copy both files to the restore folder of the KACE 2000 folder. Now choose Import SDA Packages on the K2000 server (web interface):

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Now select the specific image and choose “Import Selected”

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After the import job succesfully ends you now have the specific image on your K2000 server. Notice the create flash drive option:

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How to enable GPEdit.msc in Windows 10 Home Edition

By default gpedit.msc is not enabled on Windows 10 Home (inclusing 7/8.1 editions). The good news it’s possible to enable this feature.

Copy the above code to a batch script / powershell and execute it with administrative rights.

After executing I advice you to reboot. After rebooting you notice that gpedit.msc is now working :