ToolTip: .NET Version Detector

Curious about what .NET versions you have installed? Here’s a nice small FREE standalone utility that tells you what .NET versions are included by default within what Windows operating system version and what versions you have actually installed on your client / server. .NET Version Detector can be downloaded from here

All you need to know about Group Policy versioning

Ever wondered how the Group Policy versioning works? Below you find a number of articles and resources that provide a good insight how GPO versioning works. Group Policy Team Blog – Understanding the Domain based GPO version number TechNet – Displaying Version Properties of a Group Policy Object MSDN – Group Policy: Core Protocol Specification (Details in section 3.3.5)

Tip: Quickest way to find out the installed Java version

To find out the Java version you have installed, simply open a command prompt and type java –version

Symantec Endpoint Protection Support Tool

I’m currently busy with integrating the Symantec Endpoint Protection software into a Windows 7 build for one of our customers. I wondered if the Security team had really provided me with the latest and greatest version and ended up searching for that information on the Symantec web site where I came across a post mentioning the Symantec Endpoint Protection Support Tool. For those that have a SEP 11 version prior RU5 the tool can be Read More …