If you have the need to disable Internet Explorer welcome Page for All users here's how you can do it:
It can be done on a local machine using registry or Group Policy for wider distribution.
Open regedit from the Run prompt and navigate to the following section:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE | Software | Policies | Microsoft
Create Internet Explorer folder and under it Create Main folder.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 February 2013 18:00
If you want to prevent opening of PDF documents within the browser you can do this manually on each machine by opening Internet Explorer | Settings | Manage add-ons
As you can see Adobe PDF add-on is not visible, not even if you select to show all add-ons
Therefore, in the left pane under Show select 'Run without permission'
Select Adobe Reader and click Disable.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 February 2013 14:05
Some of our portable users experienced IP Address conflict when resuming their machines from sleep mode.
An IP address conflict occurs when two computers on a LAN (local area network) or the Internet have been assigned the same IP address. IP conflicts usually render either one or both of computers unusable for network operations.
To avoid this situation you can extend the lease for the Scope or use a DHCP reservations.
If above suggested is not acceptible for you, there is also another way to fix DHCP address conflicts by creating a simple batch file that will renew IP address automatically in the case of IP conflict.
Last Updated on Friday, 25 January 2013 18:35
If you have the need to remove the Action Center icon from Notification area or system tray (old name) then please do the following:
Open local policy (gpedit.msc)
User Configuration | Administrative Templates | Start Menu and Taskbar
In the right pane double click on the 'Remove the Action Center icon' and select Enable to remove the icon from the Notification Area or System Tray.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 13:05
To show or hide all icons in the notification area please do the following:
Open Registry Editor (regedit)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER | Software | Microsoft | Windows | CurrentVersion | Explorer
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE | Software | Microsoft | Windows | CurrentVersion | Explorer
Create the following DWORD 32-bit key:
Set the value of the key to 0 if you want to hide all notification area icons or set the value to 1 if you want to hide all of the notification area icons.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 12:56