Roboform Google Chrome Extension gets disabled on every launch

Issue

Roboform (Password Manager by Siber Systems) Google Chrome extension is automatically disabled every time Google Chrome in started. User has to go into Chrome Extensions page and manually enable it. This enables the extension and it works fine, but only for that single session. When Google Chrome is launched next time, the Roboform extension is disabled again.

Outlook blocked access to the following potentially unsafe attachments...

Issue

A user receives an email with some PDF files attached. Attachments are not accessible in MS Outlook 2010. Instead, following message is displayed:

Outlook blocked access to the following potentially unsafe attachments: Important! Invoice 721.pdf, Important! Invoice 721.pdf.

Workaround

This MS Outlook behaviour is a bug introduced by 13 June 2017 Outlook Security Update, and affects all recent versions of MS Outlook (2007 - 2016). In this particular case the bug was triggered by attachments having an exclamation mark in their file names and the offending update was KB3203467.

Convert VMware vmdk disks to Hyper-V vhdx

  • Download and install Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.0
  • Start Windows PowerShell as administrator
  • Import the converter's PowerShell module: 
    Import-Module 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter\MvmcCmdlet.psd1'
  • Convert vmdk disk to vhdx:
    ConvertTo-MvmcVirtualHardDisk -SourceLiteralPath "D:\SOURCE_PATH\VMware_Disk.vmdk" -DestinationLiteralPath "D:\DESTINATION_PATH\Hyper-V_Disk.vhdx" -VhdType DynamicHardDisk -VhdFormat vhdx

Must be run on Windows 6.2 (Windows 8 / Server 2012) or later OS.

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