Welcome to the site, my name is Jeff and I have been working in the IT field since the early 90's. Most of what I post here is related to work that I do for the various companies that I have worked for over the years. Please feel free to look around ask questions or post comments (if available).

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Recent Posts

  • Finding Enabled User Accounts

    I was recently notified that one of the computers that we’re responsible for had been compromised by Torpig. The way I understand it is the user launches a website that might be a part of a phishing scam, and the software gets dropped on their computer. Once installed it searches through the computer and transmits usernames, passwords, social security numbers, account numbers and the like up to a group of servers on the internet.

  • Group Policy Preferences in a mixed environment

    We were recently directed to push Windows 7 out to the network which triggered the previous post on Windows 7 deployment. In order to make this happen we made a significant investment in hardware. The targeted group of computers, approximately 150, have been upgraded to 4gb of ram and at least a 150gb hard drive.

  • Unified Startup Script

    Following along with the Unified Logon Script, there is also a Unified Startup Script. Again with the release of Windows 7 much of what we did via script technologies is now handled differently but I wanted to document what the purpose of this script was as well. It is also quite long so you can find it in my public repo at the following URL:

  • Unified Logon Script

    This script is entirely too long to publish as a page, you can find it in my public repo at the following URL.

  • Windows 7 Deployment: Part 1 Testing

    We recently upgraded our System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) server to SP2, and according to Carson everything went just fine, which is always good news. We didn’t have nearly as pleasant experience when we flipped the bits to SP1. This upgrade put’s us in a position to deploy Windows 7 to our computers.