PowerShell TIP – Exception calling “DownloadString” with “1” argument(s)

Sharing the recent issues that we have faced with some of our older scripts that reads/download XML using System.Net.WebClient and report on system health status.(Ironport) All the scripts suddenly started throwing below error: Exception calling “DownloadString” with “1” argument(s): “The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a send.” On researching on internet…

TIP – Reset Windows 10 to Factory Defaults

I got the new laptop and need to sell out my old windows 10 Laptop. Before selling it, I wanted to reset it to factory defaults and wipe out everything, off-course I have already backed up all the important documents. To my surprise its very simple and not like the older times where we rely…

Server Install Check List

Sharing a script that We have written to do Quality Analysis on server after installation, you can call it asĀ Server Install Check ListĀ as well. This script generates the HTML tabular report about the details and status of parameters like Server Hardware, OS, Drives, Hotfixes, Admin Group Members, Current OU of Server etc. Download the Script…