Category Archives: Windows Server

Win 2012R2 RDP Desktop refers to a location that is unavailable

Today I'm going to show you how to rectify an issue where a user gets a black screen when they log on to a Win 2012R2 RDP server and they then receive an error message saying: C:\Users\%username%\Desktop refers to a location that is unavailable... A screenshot of the error is as follows: Only one user…
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Win 2016 GPO Software Restriction Policy Setup

Today I'm going to show you how to setup a Group Policy Object to prevent random software packages running under the users profile or other locations not authorised by you, the system administrator. Why is this important? It's important because, with prevalence of ransomware and other invasive malware, Software Restriction Policies will help you prevent…
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