Bitlocker Error Code 0x803100b5 No Pre-Boot Keyboard Detected

OMG! I spent hours trying to solve Bitlocker Error Code 0x803100b5 No Pre-Boot Keyboard Detected.  The user may not be able to provide required input to unlock the volume.  I just had to post for future reference as I will surely forget this in a months time. I have been enabling Bitlocker encryption for pre-boot … Continue reading Bitlocker Error Code 0x803100b5 No Pre-Boot Keyboard Detected

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HIPAA HITECH and Windows 10 – 5 Settings to better secure ePHI

Windows 10 and HIPAA HITECH compliance was called into question soon after the OS was released.  This is not another post on whether or not Windows 10 is HIPAA compliant; for more on that you can read https://maaadit.wordpress.com/2015/12/15/hipaa-windows-10-privacy-concerns/. What this post is about is how to better secure ePHI if using Windows 10 in healthcare.  Should … Continue reading HIPAA HITECH and Windows 10 – 5 Settings to better secure ePHI

BitLocker – Too Many Pin Entry Attempts – Enter the Recovery Key to Get Going Again – Reset TPM Lockout

On system drives that have been encrypted with Bitlocker to enable pre-boot authentication, users may at one time or another find themselves locked out from the computer.  If too may pin entry attempts are made by the user, an administrator will have to enter the recovery key to get it going again.  Additionally, the administrator … Continue reading BitLocker – Too Many Pin Entry Attempts – Enter the Recovery Key to Get Going Again – Reset TPM Lockout

HIPAA Windows 10 Privacy Concerns

Windows 10 has generated privacy concerns for Healthcare IT professinals as much as it has generated interest in the consumer market. HIPAA Windows 10 Privacy Concerns are in full swing as healthcare organizations begin making preparations to update. Windows 10 privacy concerns regarding HIPAA regulations has risen from all the new features offered in Windows … Continue reading HIPAA Windows 10 Privacy Concerns

Symantec Endpoint Protection Windows 10 Compatability

Is Symantec Endpoint Protection compatible with Windows 10? Only if it is the latest Symantec Endpoint Protection version 12.1.6.  Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.5 and previous versions are not compatible with Windows 10. With Microsoft upgrading Windows 7 and Windows 8 to their newest OS platform, Windows 10, businesses are evermore challenged in keeping their security … Continue reading Symantec Endpoint Protection Windows 10 Compatability

XenApp 7.6 – ThinPrint .Print Engine – Printer Issues – Windows can not connect to the printer 0x00000057

Printing has always brought some challenges to a virtual environment.  In my experience, printing issues have accounted for a substantial portion of the problems we have faced over the years with Citrix XenApp 5.0. A stable printing environment in XenApp 5.0 was achieved by implementing a third party printing solution, Cortado's ThinPrint .Print Engine 8.0.  … Continue reading XenApp 7.6 – ThinPrint .Print Engine – Printer Issues – Windows can not connect to the printer 0x00000057

XenApp 5.0 to Xenapp 7.6 Upgrade / Migration Part 3

This is a follow-up to the previous two posts for migrating to XenApp 7.6 from a XenApp 5.0 farm. https://maaadit.wordpress.com/2015/09/10/xenapp-5-0-to-xenapp-7-6-upgrade-migration-part-1/ https://maaadit.wordpress.com/2015/09/11/xenapp-5-0-to-xenapp-7-6-upgrade-migration-part-2/ Installation and configuration of a new XenApp 7.6 site can go smoothly if we prepare for it.  The following XenApp 7.6 free training courses and videos are a good place to start; for those … Continue reading XenApp 5.0 to Xenapp 7.6 Upgrade / Migration Part 3