Category: windows-xp-vista-7-seven

windows-8-windows-server-2012, windows-xp-vista-7-seven

send “ctrl + alt + delete” to a remote computer via rdp

after bugging around with the tool “passchg” (from  http://ctrl-alt-del.com.au/CAD_TSUtils.htm) to change the password on a remote computer i finally found a shortcut to send ctrl + alt + delete … just hit “ctrl + alt + end” … as this will not work in a nested rdp-session i still have to use the tool there …

powershell, windows-8, windows-xp-vista-7-seven

powershell – download file from server via https which has a self signed certificate

the problem: when I was trying to “wget” a file using $webClient.DownloadFile from a server with a self signed certificate it failed when using the following code: $webClient = new-object System.Net.WebClient $webClient.DownloadFile( $url, $path )   the resource: searching for a solution i stumpled upon http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2010/07/25/windows-powershell-invalid-certificates-and-automated-downloading.aspx there you will read that all it takes is …