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Month: February 2016

Converting OpenSUSE 11 Guest from VMWare to Hyper-V

Tasked with a V2V of an OpenSUSE 11.3 web app server, I fired up Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter and expected to be met with little resistance. Unfortunately things didn’t go smoothly. I found a few places on the internet referring to a blog post at http://www.coretekservices.com/2014/apr/29/converting-vmware-linux-guest-hyper-v… but it looks as though the URL schema for […]

Win 10: Changing the default app for PDF files

Microsoft have apparently modified┬áthe handling of file associations in Windows 10, adding additional layers of protection for some file types in an effort to prevent file association hijacking. A number of clients I work with┬áhave encountered issues with Edge as the default PDF viewer, namely with printing. Unfortunately, existing GPOs to modify these default app […]