GPO to enable Windows Defender periodic scanning

Create a new GPO, edit Goto Computer configuration – preferences – windows settings – Registry. Add the following keys [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Defender] “DisableAntiSpyware”=dword:00000000 “DisableAntiVirus”=dword:00000000 “PassiveMode”=dword:00000002 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WdBoot] “Group”=”Early-Launch” “Start”=dword:00000000 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WdFilter] “Start”=dword:00000000 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WinDefend] “Start”=dword:00000002 Periodic scanning will be enabled alongside your current AV after a reboot.

WordPress – Fixing Another Update in Process Error

To quickly get rid of ‘another update in process’ message, you need to delete the core_updater.lock option from your WordPress database.  The easiest solution: Fix Another Update in Process Error Using a Plugin First thing you need to do is install and activate the Fix Another Update In Progress plugin. Upon activation, you need to visit Settings Read more about WordPress – Fixing Another Update in Process Error[…]

Reset Windows Server RDS 120 Day Grace Period

The RD Licensing grace period has expired and the service has not registered with a license server with installed licenses. A RD Licensing server is required for continuous operation. A Remote Desktop Session Host server can operate without a license server for 120 days after initial start up.  To reset the timer and again avail Read more about Reset Windows Server RDS 120 Day Grace Period[…]

Upgrade Kali Linux 2019.x to Kali Linux 2020.x

For all existing installation of Kali Linux rolling release, you can always do a quick update. But first, ensure you have the official Kali repositories enabled. sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list<<EOF deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling main non-free contrib EOF Take note of the current release. $ cat /etc/os-release PRETTY_NAME=”Kali GNU/Linux Rolling” NAME=”Kali GNU/Linux” ID=kali VERSION=”2019.4″ VERSION_ID=”2019.4″ VERSION_CODENAME=”kali-rolling” ID_LIKE=debian Read more about Upgrade Kali Linux 2019.x to Kali Linux 2020.x[…]