Rename a Computer Remotely

How to rename a domain joined computer remotely via command line: netdom renamecomputer "OldComputerName" /newname:"NewComputerName" /userd:DOMAIN\AdminUser /passwordd:* /force /reboot:480 Alternatively, Powershell 3.0 RENAME-COMPUTER -computername "OLDCOMPUTERNAME" -newname "NEWCOMPUTERNAME" RESTART-COMPUTER -computername "OLDCOMPUTERNAME" -force Resources: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc772217.aspx RSAT Tools for Windows 10 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=45520&751be11f-ede8-5a0c-058c-2ee190a24fa6=True&e6b34bbe-475b-1abd-2c51-b5034bcdd6d2=True RSAT Tools…

Software Restriction Policies to Prevent Ransomware

Software Restriction Policies top stop executables from running within a compressed file (example from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/cryptolocker-ransomware-information#prevent): GPO -> User Configuration/Windows Settings/Security Settings/Software Restriction Policies Block executables run from archive attachments opened with WinRAR: Path if using Windows Vista/7/8: %LocalAppData%\Temp\Rar*\*.exe Security Level: Disallowed Description: Block…

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