Can't launch DELL iDRAC virtual console via viewer.jnlp


viewer.jnlp downloaded from DELL iDRAC 8 admin console does not launch iDRAC Java virtual console application. The PC has 64bit Java SE Development Kit v17.0.1 installed.


When the file is opened with C:\Program Files\Java\jdk-17.0.1\bin\java.exe, the command prompt opens and then immediately closes. The actual error is:
Error: Could not find or load main class
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException

When the file is opened with C:\Program Files\Java\jdk-17.0.1\bin\javaw.exe, nothing at all happens.

Disable Windows 10 News and Interests via Group Policy

News and Interests

Microsoft started adding News and Interests feature to Windows 10 PCs around April 2021. This can be disabled on individual PCs by right-clicking on the taskbar and navigating to News and interests > Turn Off.

News and interests > Turn Off

To disable News and Interests in the Active Directory environment you can use Group Policy: Computer Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > News and interests > Enable news and interests on the taskbar >>> Disabled.

QuickBooks service started and then stopped


QuickBooks multi-user access stopped working across the network. Following error pops up when opening QuickBooks Pro 2021 on a client computer.

Problem with multi-user hosting setup

Problem with multi-user hosting setup
Error code: H202
This company file is on another computer, and QuickBooks needs some help connecting.
Here’s how to fix this problem:
On the computer where the company file is located, open the start menu, then open Quickbooks Database Server Manager. The Database Server Manager will scan your files and restore the connection.
For step-by-step instructions, click Tell Me More.

Display Recipients of Exchange Dynamic Distribution Group

You can't expand and display Dynamic Exchange Distribution Group members in Outlook like you can with a normal Distribution Group.

The quick and easy Exchange PowerShell command to display Dynamic Distribution Group membership:

  • Get-Recipient -RecipientPreviewFilter (Get-DynamicDistributionGroup "Group Name").RecipientFilter

Unfortunately, if your Distribution Group utilizes Recipient Container parameter, the above command will not work properly as it doesn't respect Recipient Container and will display all recipients, regardless of their Organizational Unit.


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