Disable lock screen password

Michael PietroforteMVP

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Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

In some environments, you will want to disable the lock screen because frequent password re-entries reduce your productivity.

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Michael PietroforteMVP

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Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

In some environments, you will want to disable the lock screen because frequent password re-entries reduce your productivity.

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Run PowerShell from File Explorer

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Wolfgang Sommergut has over 20 years of experience in IT journalism. He has also worked as a system administrator and as a tech consultant. Today he runs the German publication WindowsPro.de.

The folder context menu in File Explorer sports a menu item for opening a command prompt. However, for PowerShell, you have to add the entry yourself. The free PowerShell Prompt tool makes the task easy.

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Wolfgang Sommergut

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Wolfgang Sommergut has over 20 years of experience in IT journalism. He has also worked as a system administrator and as a tech consultant. Today he runs the German publication WindowsPro.de.

The folder context menu in File Explorer sports a menu item for opening a command prompt. However, for PowerShell, you have to add the entry yourself. The free PowerShell Prompt tool makes the task easy.

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MMCSnapInsView – MMC snap-in launcher

Michael PietroforteMVP

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Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

NirSoft released the free MMCSnapInsView tool that allows you to view and launch all MMC snap-ins that are installed on a Windows computer.

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Michael PietroforteMVP

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Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

NirSoft released the free MMCSnapInsView tool that allows you to view and launch all MMC snap-ins that are installed on a Windows computer.

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Download and install Azure PowerShell

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Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

Azure PowerShell 1.0 was released a couple of weeks ago. Three ways exist to download and install Azure PowerShell. You should be aware that the end result of the different options is not exactly the same.

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Michael PietroforteMVP

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Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

Azure PowerShell 1.0 was released a couple of weeks ago. Three ways exist to download and install Azure PowerShell. You should be aware that the end result of the different options is not exactly the same.

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The Windows Server 2016 price tag

Timothy Warner

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Timothy Warner is a Windows systems administrator, software developer, author, and technical trainer based in Nashville, TN. Check out his new book Windows PowerShell in 24 Hours.

Although Microsoft hasn’t given us a release date for this “latest and greatest” server OS, we now know the Windows Server 2016 price tag.

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Timothy Warner

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Timothy Warner is a Windows systems administrator, software developer, author, and technical trainer based in Nashville, TN. Check out his new book Windows PowerShell in 24 Hours.

Although Microsoft hasn’t given us a release date for this “latest and greatest” server OS, we now know the Windows Server 2016 price tag.

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