How to disable Java add-ons in Internet Explorer with Group Policy

Follow the below steps to disable Java in Internet Explorer with Group Policy. Open Internet Explorer, then from the Tools menu select Manage Add-ons. Locate the Java add-on, select and double click on it. Click on the Copy button to copy the content and paste it into notepad Name: Sun Java Console Publisher: Oracle America, Inc. Type: Browser Extension Architecture: 32-bit Version: 7.0.100.18 File date: ‎Today, ‎January ‎13, ‎2013, ‏‎15 minutes ago Date last accessed: Read More …

How to check the status of BIOS – UEFI – Secure Boot with PowerShell

During the past weeks I spend a bit of time deploying Windows 8 to UEFI enabled clients. With PowerShell 3.0 on Windows 8 you will find some new cmdlets that provide information about the status of your system’s BIOS/UEFI/Secure boot configuration. The below table shows the return values depending on whether the system’s firmware is using BIOS, UEFI and if Secure boot is enabled or not.   BIOS / UEFI Setup BIOS UEFI with CSM Read More …