FIX: Files in my Git gitignore are still available in the repository

Why are the files still available in my Azure DevOps repository that I added to my gitignore? Most times this occurs, because files that have already been added to a repository and committed will not be ignored by gitignore rules. PS: For most PowerShellers among us who are not used to the difference between a … Continue reading FIX: Files in my Git gitignore are still available in the repository

FIX: Page not available when clicking on Virus and threat protection

Virus and threat protection in Windows Defender unavailable “Page not available” error when trying to access the Virus and threat protection feature in Windows Defender can be a frustrating issue to deal with, but there are a few things you can try to fix it. The solution may vary depending on the underlying cause of … Continue reading FIX: Page not available when clicking on Virus and threat protection

FIX: Parameter input shown as not recognized as a cmdlet in Azure Automation

My Parameter input is not recognized as a cmdlet in Azure Automation Nowadays, we roll out Azure and workplace features via a WebApp, such as Conditional Access or Privileged Identity Management for customers that need them. This speeds up the process of onboarding customers. We have adapted our WebApp in such a way that you … Continue reading FIX: Parameter input shown as not recognized as a cmdlet in Azure Automation

How to import a custom PS module in a VM or Azure Automation

Keep your PowerShell modules updated! We will do all of this with Azure Automation and PowerShell, you can also do this in a ci / cd pipeline, but that’s up to you. Disclaimer: Everything will be simplified, these are steps you can follow, but you must modify before it works in your own environment. What … Continue reading How to import a custom PS module in a VM or Azure Automation

How to take an image from a website when right click is unavailable

Let’s grab them images by the… backend, this is a post for Windows users! I use images from other websites on my blog. Usually, I download or copy the images and re-upload them on my blog. I mainly do this with images where it is allowed under the Commercial and non-commercial purposes. Why can’t I sometimes copy or … Continue reading How to take an image from a website when right click is unavailable

How to fix ‘CliXml’ in parameter input Azure Automation

Azure Automation, Start-AutomationRunbook, parameters, & CliXml… I’m not going to explain what Clixml is, or what it means, nor am I going to explain exactly why this issue is happening (mainly because I don’t have a clear answer for you). I’ll give you the solution and a possible way to make this easier for you. … Continue reading How to fix ‘CliXml’ in parameter input Azure Automation

How to reset ‘How do you want to open this file?’

This will also work for when you want to change the default program for an extension! Always use this app to open .EXT files, ‘MISCLICK’, sure…! Do you know that when you reinstall a laptop and then install all your applications again, some files on your desktop are not yet recognized because the applications do … Continue reading How to reset ‘How do you want to open this file?’

FIX: Configuration issue is preventing authentication Azure DevOps

Renewing the Azure DevOps Service Connection key You know that when something goes wrong, everything seems to go wrong? I had one of those days last week.I was in consultation and I knew there would be a rollout of a new customer. I got a call that the rollout was not working and that a … Continue reading FIX: Configuration issue is preventing authentication Azure DevOps

Optimized.Aza is decrepated from today (August 29, 2022)

Optimized.Aza Optimized.Aza is decrepated as of today.It’s a project alongside Optimized.Mga that actually requires a lot more attention than it currently gets. Optimized.Aza is unfortunately not as popular as its big brother.More and more features are missing that Optimized.Mga does contain, causing the module to lag behind. Because I no longer have time to keep … Continue reading Optimized.Aza is decrepated from today (August 29, 2022)

How to recover discarded files in Visual Studio Code

How to recover discarded changes in Visual Studio Code A while ago in my first weekly update I already told you about the files I deleted by pressing the Discard All Changes in stead of the Stage All Changes button in Visual Studio Code. Yes, the GUI button… It felt like my heart was being … Continue reading How to recover discarded files in Visual Studio Code