Monthly Archives: August 2013

Case of the SMSSWD.exe Crash

A colleague advised me on first logon only a component of SCCM, smsswd.exe would always crash – but would never crash on any subsequent logons. Not only that, they had a crash dump file. (they’re learning!) In this case it … Continue reading

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Use RunAs For Proxy Authentication on Windows

Sometimes you may run into a situation where: You have a proxy server that requires authentication You are unable to run the program under an account that has proxy access The program doesn’t respond to “407” Proxy Authentication Required by … Continue reading

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Read AppSense Config (.aemp) with C#

The AppSense console (EmConsole.exe) is .NET based utility and uses the following DLLs to load AEMP configuration files, found in the same directory as EmConsole.exe AppSense.AOM.Dll Common.Deployment.Dll EMConsole.Common.Dll ObjectModel.Dll Xceed.Compression.Dll Xceed.FileSystem.Dll Xceed.Zip.Dll With these added as references to your C# … Continue reading

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