Category Archives: Windows

[python]Disabling and enabling Windows proxy settings

References: https://superuser.com/questions/1113796/how-to-run-a-python-script-with-cmd-exe-and-make-it-invisible/1113801 https://stackoverflow.com/questions/31348111/setting-proxy-settings-in-windows-with-python-using-internetsetoption Requirements Disable and enable the proxy without closing internet explorer. Enable the proxy setting when auto configuration url (PAC location) is not available. Trigger the script to disable proxy when your laptop is connected out of office. … Continue reading

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Windows Server Update Service: Add WSUS client

I want my Windows 7 to get windows update from my local WSUS server instead of getting updates from the internet. Group policy editor Launch the group policy editor (gpedit.msc) Go to Computer Configuration –> Administrative Templates –> Windows Components … Continue reading

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Windows Service update server: An HTTP error occurred

When I first installed the WSUS version 3 SP1 I could not get the server to synchronize with the upstream server, an http error occurred message appear when attempting to synchronize. The fix of this problem is to download an … Continue reading

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Microsoft Server: Installing DNS

I am a network guy, I was not fond of doing system as my interest lies with routing and switching however after several projects I have come to realize doing some system hands-on would be beneficial for my career advancement. … Continue reading

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Windows: Changing time polling interval for NTP client

Open regedit, look for: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > ControlSet001 > services > W32Time > TimeProviders > NtpClient Modify SpecialPollInterval under NtpClient. Default is 604800 seconds which is 7 days. 1 day is 86400 seconds.

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