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VBScript: Find Stale Computer Objects

One of the necessary housekeeping tasks with Active Directory is removing stale or unused computer objects. Removing objects that haven't logged in for a long time helps to keep your Active Directory database lean and clean.

Posted On: 2017-06-07, by VB6Boy

Advice for Young SysAdmins

I've been working in the technology field for nearly thirty years. It's been a long and winding road, with many twists and turns. I thought I would take a minute and share some tips with my brethren who might be just starting out.

Posted On: 2017-06-06, by dwirch

Task Scheduler error 0x800710E0

Recently while setting up some scheduled tasks on my Windows 2012 R2 machine, I ran across a strange error that I had not seen before. I solved the problem with one little checkbox.

Posted On: 2017-05-24, by dwirch

Start the screensaver from code in VB6

Nothing magical here. Just using the Windows API to start the screensaver on demand from code in Windows.

Posted On: 2017-05-20, by VB6Boy

Use VB6 to ping a remote computer

When your application makes connections to remote computers, it is usually a good idea to check to see if the remote machine is up and responding prior to attempting a connection to it. Pinging a machine is one way to do it.

Posted On: 2017-05-19, by VB6Boy

Recent Code Posts

Cool Toolbars

Posted On: 6/26/2017 7:21:57 AM, by BlackBeltVB
Language: Visual Basic 6 (VB6), Category: Miscellaneous

CoolMenu

Posted On: 6/24/2017 7:11:24 AM, by BlackBeltVB
Language: Visual Basic 6 (VB6), Category: Miscellaneous

Compare Window Handles

Posted On: 6/22/2017 12:20:53 PM, by BlackBeltVB
Language: Visual Basic 6 (VB6), Category: Miscellaneous

Close Forms

Posted On: 6/18/2017 11:30:24 AM, by BlackBeltVB
Language: Visual Basic 6 (VB6), Category: Miscellaneous

SimplePing Demo

Posted On: 6/18/2017 7:50:46 AM, by VB6Boy
Language: Visual Basic 6 (VB6), Category: Network



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