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How to add a “return to objectives” button in every page of an Adobe Capt...

ReturnToObjectives button

I’m drilling down in Adobe Captivate 9 a lot recently and I problem that I faced was how to add a button to every single slide of an assessment project to return back to a page that explains the objectives of it. The other problem was how to return back from the assessment objectives page […]

How to extract information from the Chrome preferences file and collect them with Cus...


If you already had a look inside the Chrome folders on your Windows machine for sure you noticed that Chrome saves the preferences in a file under:  C:\%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\ The file that contains the preferences is called Preferences and it is in JSON format. The best approach to extract the information that we need from that […]

How to monitor DELL KACE K1000 disk space using SNMP, asset subtypes & agentless...

In this video I’d like to show you how to use SNMP to monitor the disk space usage of the DELL KACE K1000 appliance using the new Asset Subtypes feature in conjunction with the Agentless feature. There is no more the need to use any 3rd party tools!!

How to capture and deploy the Windows System partition with KACE K2000

Generally if you have installed the Windows OS using the distribution ISO you can notice that you have two partitions: one containing the OS and your data that occupies most of the disk space. another one that’s called the System Partition that is generally occupies 200MB. Capturing the image of a system with that partition schema […]

How to join to the domain and change name in a K2000 scripted installation with one r...

A customer, time ago,  asked me more clarifications about how to join his scripted installed Windows 7 x64 to the domain and change the name to it as well in one go so I started to play a bit around with WSNAME and this is the solution that I suggested: Create a Scripted installation where […]

A PowerShell terminating error in a post-installation action will not make the K2000 ...

If a terminating error occurs in a PowerShell script used in a post-installation action the Dell KACE K2000 task engine will not spot it and will report that the task executed successfully despite the error. This is normal due to the fact that when such errors happen in the PowerShell engine the return code to […]

How to create a K1000 notification to monitor the status of your Windows services

If you want to keep an eye on the status of your Windows services and get notified if something is not right you can use the Notifications feature of your Dell KACE K1000. If you want to know how you can read my new ITNinja article at:

Scrivere in italiano con la tastiera UK senza stress

ItStress Layout

Avendo lottato per anni sul mio PC con la tastiera inglese (UK) per scrivere in italiano ho deciso di provare a modificare il layout della tastiera così da poter scrivere più agevolmente in italiano, senza stressarsi troppo e senza dover cambiare le impostazioni da tastiera italiana ad inglese cercando di ricordarsi la posizione dei tasti a […]

Lync 2011 stops working after the upgrade to OS X Yosemite 10.10


After the upgrade of your Mac to Yosemite Lync 2011 will cease to work. To fix the issue you need to: Open the system preferences and click on Language and Region Add English (U.S.) to the language list and drag it on the top of the list When you close the system preferences a pop up […]

A syncretic overview on how driver management works in K2000 3.5 & 3.6

I finally got some time to revise my old article about driver management in Dell Kace K2000 that I wrote more than one year and half ago when the version 3.4 of the K2000 was out. The driver management with 3.5 and 3.6 is much more simple and less ”obscure” than before. If you want […]


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