Skype v7.26 Released – MSI Download Link & Silent Install Instructions

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Skype version 7.26 has now been released and if you would like to either add this to your Configuration Manager Software Catalog or even have it available through WDS or Group Policy, then you will want to download the MSI file for it.

Skype do provide a direct download link for its Skype software and the installer is packaged as an MSI file. This means that it can be easily used by IT and System Center Administrators for distribution.

The download link for Skype MSI 7.26 on our Skype MSI Archive microsite is below:

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Skype MSI v7.26

If you want to distribute Skype as a silent install, then you can use the code as below:

WDS or Group Policy

 SkypeSetup.msi /qb /norestart  

Configuration Manager

 msiexec /i "SkypeSetup.msi" /qb /norestart

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Ultimate Settings Panel Pro – for free!

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To celebrate our fourth birthday we are giving away Ultimate Settings Panel Pro completely free to our site subscribers for the next four weeks!

All you have to do is register or login to our site using the button below and then visit the download page and get it for free!

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Java 8 Update 101 MSI and Offline Installers

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We have now uploaded to our Java micro site, the MSI installers and Offline Installers for the latest Java version release.

The versions that have been added are:

  • Java 8 Update 101 x86
  • Java 8 Update 101 x64

You can go and download these new installers by click the Download button below:

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Java 8 Update 101

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Please be aware that it seems that the MSI extraction does not always work with the newer versions of Java, so please see the guide below which shows you how to setup a silent install using the standard offline installer:

How to Use the Offline Installer

There is also a way of editing the MSI installer so that it will work, you can find that guide using the link above as well.

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How to Show Shoretel User Licenses Allocations

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If you have a Shoretel telephony system in your corporate environment and you want to know which extensions have which licenses, then you can do this by running a simple query across your Shoretel MySQL database.

Login to your HQ server and open MySQL and login to your main Shoretel database. Then run these following queries on it:

Show all users who have Extension Only licenses:

SELECT * FROM USERS WHERE LICENSETYPEID = 2

Show all users who have Extension and Mailbox licenses:

SELECT * FROM USERS WHERE LICENSETYPEID = 1

This should then return the information you are looking for.

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Get Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell FOR FREE!

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There is a great offer available at the moment for our visitors to get Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell game completely free!

All you have to do is go to the link below, fill out some details and you can download it straight away for nothing at all.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell

This special offer is only available up until the end of July 2016 so get downloading now!

Export Exchange Mailbox Address Details to CSV

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If you need to export your Exchange mailbox address details to CSV then you can run the following EMS PowerShell command to export the name, primary SMTP email address and the mailbox database where the mailbox is allocated.

 Get-Recipient -Resultsize unlimited | select name, primarysmtpaddress, Database | export-csv C:tempaddresses.csv  

You can change the file location to wherever you want to save the CSV file to.

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Adobe Flash Player 22.0.0.209 & 22.0.0.210 Released – MSI Download

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Adobe Flash Player 22.0.0.209 & 22.0.0.210 Released - MSI Download 1Adobe have released another update to their Adobe Flash Player software, this time taking it up to version 22.0.0.209 and 22.0.0.210.

As always, you can download the executable file or get the MSI file so that you can load it into your Configuration Manager Software Catalog.

The update is also now available to import through System Center Update Publisher (SCUP) so you can inject it into your WSUS or Configuration Manager systems.

You can the download the latest MSI installers for Adobe Flash by clicking the download link below:

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Download Flash Player

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SCCM OSD Fails with Error 80220005 at the “Apply Windows Settings” step

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If you are trying to deploy an operating system using SCCM and you are getting an error 80220005 at the “Apply Windows Settings” step, then there can be two reasons for this.

One is that the computer name that you are trying to give to the machine is over 16 characters long and will cause a failure.

The second is if you are using MDT to give the machine name %SERIALNUMBER% and you have forgot to put either the Use MDT Package or Gather steps before setting the Task Variable.

SCCM Distribution Point Pre-Requisite Powershell Script

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If you are setting up some distribution points for Configuration Manager (SCCM) then you will need to ensure that you have all the correct server features installed and also the correct firewall ports opened.

To do this, we have created a quick PowerShell script to carry this all out for us.

To download this script for yourselves, please click the download button below:

Download SCCM Distribution Point Pre-Req Script

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How to restore Windows 10 Apps including Store

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If you have somewho managed to delete any of your Windows 10 apps, including the Windows 10 Store app, then there is a quick and easy way to restore all the apps.

Simply open PowerShell as an administrator and run the following code:

 Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)AppXManifest.xml”}  

This will then start the re-installation process:

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Once this has completed, you should then find that all your Windows 10 apps have returned to your “All Apps” menu,

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Adobe Reader DC version 15.017.20050 Released

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Adobe have now released their Adobe Reader DC version 15.017.20050.

You can download the MSP and EXE files for the update directly from Adobes FTP site by clicking the link below:

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Download Adobe Reader DC v15.017.20050

HOW TO USE THE MSP FILE

You need to download the original MSI installer which is also available from our Downloads microsite at downloads.techygeekshome.info and then use the following command to add the upgrade MSP:

msiexec /a "pathAdbeRdr1000_lang_ID.msi" /p AdbeRdrUpd1010_en_US.msp

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