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How to Disable Network Connectivity Status Indicator (NCSI) with Group Policy

Network Connectivity Status Indicator (NCSI) is a feature within the Network Awareness feature to indicate whether or not your computer has Internet connectivity.  There may be a situation within your corporate network that you may want to disable NCSI. Warning:  Disabling NCSI may cause adverse effects to programs and features, if you are running Windows … Continue reading How to Disable Network Connectivity Status Indicator (NCSI) with Group Policy

How to Remotely Enable and Disable (RDP) Remote Desktop

By default on a Windows Server Product Windows Remote Management (WinRM) is enabled, but Remote Desktop (RDP) is Disabled.  On workstation operating systems neither is enabled by default, so if you want to be able to accomplish the following you will need to enable WinRM on the workstations. Enabling RDP remotely. Method 1:  Command Line … Continue reading How to Remotely Enable and Disable (RDP) Remote Desktop

Using Group Policy Object Preferences to modify the Screen Saver Grace Period

Within the operating system there is a delay from when the screen saver activates and the system actually locks the display requiring you to enter a password to continue working. This period of time is known as the screen saver password registration interval. During this period, a user can move the mouse or press any … Continue reading Using Group Policy Object Preferences to modify the Screen Saver Grace Period