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Susan Bradley

Susan is just a wacko SBSer who started down her path by hanging out in the SBS newsgroup community. She's not a Microsoft employee or affiliated with Microsoft. Get a feel of the SBS “vibe” and join in the SBS community!

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January 30th, 2017 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva January 26, 2017—KB 3216755 (OS Build 14393.726) On the catalog site at this time is an update that those of us in the SMB world will want to get and install on our Windows 10 1607 machines.  It fixes a painful bug that if indexing is - Read More
January 19th, 2017 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva The fix is coming soon. But man, it’s making me seriously consider that I need to not rely on Windows basic indexing as a network feature going forward.  This has taken much too long to fix. - Read More
January 10th, 2017 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
So here’s many of the scripts and links I’ve accumulated and used to “de-consumerize” Windows 10 at the office: Removing the unwanted apps in Windows 10 Step one: Download this zip file taken from this blog site. Extract the file, launch PowerShell. Enter the following - Read More
January 9th, 2017 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
So to remind myself of the next time I’m rolling out Windows 10… here are some tips to fix annoyances: Can’t enable numlock? Win10: Change the value of …ControlPanel/Keyboard/InitialKeyboardIndicators to 2147483650 for ALL USERS not only for .Default (my current user was 2 - Read More
December 22nd, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Not the patching, not the dealing with customizing the menu system (more on that later) but printers. Flat out I have had more issues with personal laserjet printers than anything else.  Network based printers, my Ricohs have been relatively easy to set up.  Two of them were picked up - Read More
December 22nd, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
If you have your SBS (and Essentials) servers set up properly with a third party SSL cert and not a self signed cert, nothing should happen. SBS can support higher SSL certs than SHA1.  If your SSL cert is soon to be out of date or blocked just go to CheapSSL certs or Godaddy or wherever you - Read More
November 8th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Essentials is impacted by the DST and is complaining about sending out the email after the daylight savings change. Storage server Essentials is also impacted. Manually restart the service seems - Read More
October 31st, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Install the cumulative update KB3197954 released on 10/27/2016 (in addition to the flash update that also came out out of band) If you are STILL having issues connecting via RWW AFTER this update PLEASE let me know. Addressed connectivity issue from a 32-bit application to a Remote Desktop Gateway - Read More
October 28th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners, Our new SMB JumpStart: Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) program kicks off on November 8 and you won’t want to miss this great opportunity designed to help your team comprehend, adopt, and deploy EMS based solutions to expand your business opportunities. - Read More
October 28th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva  The files are uploaded to the MS us partner yammer group. I’d highly recommend downloading and watching as while your clients may not be THERE yet as some point in time they will be. I’m trying to lobby to get - Read More