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QuickTip: Microsoft Desktop OS Licensing Rule of Thumb

QuickTip: Microsoft Desktop OS Licensing Rule of Thumb

TwitterFacebook0LinkedinGoogle+0emailFrom the convoluted world of Microsoft licensing: If you want to “reassign” Windows desktop operating system volume licenses to other devices, you must have an OEM license with pro or better on the new (and old) device AND have active SA (Software Assurance). What do I mean? Volume licenses without Software Assurance behave like OEM licenses in regards to which device they are assigned/licensed. Both are only good for the device that they were initially installed on. If that device…

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QuickTip: PowerShell – Get the Last Boot Time for a Remote Computer

QuickTip: PowerShell – Get the Last Boot Time for a Remote Computer

TwitterFacebook0LinkedinGoogle+0emailLet’s say that you want to check the last boot time for a remote computer. Try using this PowerShell command. Get-WmiObject -class Win32_OperatingSystem -computer joe-7 | Select-Object __SERVER,@{label=’LastBootUpTime’;expression={$_.ConvertToDateTime($_.LastBootUpTime)}} TwitterFacebook0LinkedinGoogle+0email