Fixing Lenovo T460S Wifi connectivity issues (removing the evil versions of Intel Dual Bank Wireless-AC 8260 driver)

I recently received a new work laptop – Lenovo T460S. A cute little thing with impressive performance and reasonably good battery life. However, what people frequently complain about online in regards to this laptop, is its absolutely, horribly awful wifi. This, in turn, is probably caused by its bad wifi chip, Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260. And they’re right – it’s a load of crap.

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USA, 2: Traveling to Chicago O’Hare for Business and Leisure

This is the second post about my and my wife’s excursion to the USA and all the traveling we have done. We’ll be spending 6 months in the country, to study, attend conferences, travel, and compare the culture to Finland. Hopefully, we will learn something about ourselves and the world along the way! Transatlantic flight The trip from Kangasala to Whitewater was definitely not a fast one. Driving from Kangasala…Continue reading USA, 2: Traveling to Chicago O’Hare for Business and Leisure

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Getting Connect-MsolService (and other Azure Active Directory PowerShell cmdlets) to work

In this post, I’ll try to archive everything that you need to download and install to get commandlets like Connect-MsolService working. I’ve had to do it a couple of times when changing laptops, so it’s good to document them somewhere! :) So, when would you need to follow this guide and install the modules described here? Mostly this comes to play, when you’re switching machines, try to run the SharePoint…Continue reading Getting Connect-MsolService (and other Azure Active Directory PowerShell cmdlets) to work

USA, 1: Initial Thoughts

I’m staying in the United States of America for the first 6 months of 2017 for both work and leisure. In case you’d need to contact me during that time, that’s doable by normal means (Twitter/email). Just the timeframe’s a tad different due to my location being 8 hours from Finland (-6 UTC time zone). This blog post kind of sets the initial mood and expectations for the trip. Excuse…Continue reading USA, 1: Initial Thoughts