Docker for Windows cannot start: “Hardware assisted virtualization and data execution protection must be enabled in the BIOS”

To start Docker on Windows, Hyper-V and the Hypervisor has to be enabled on Windows. Start a PowerShell window as administrator Enable Hyper-V dism.exe /Online /Enable-Feature:Microsoft-Hyper-V /All Enable the Hypervisor bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype auto Restart the computer

List the Active Directory groups the user is a member of

To list the Active Directory groups where the current user is a member, execute in the PowerShell window To get the Active Directory groups for another user, replace THE_USER_NAME with the Active directory user name of the person. (New-Object System.DirectoryServices.DirectorySearcher(“(&(objectCategory=User)(samAccountName=THE_USER_NAME))”)).FindOne().GetDirectoryEntry().memberOf

Using Go packages

To use a public package in your Go application add the line to the top of your program to import the package import “″ If this is the first time you are using the package, the error message appears in the output window of Atom when you save the file cannot find package “” in […]

Your first Go application

Programming in GO is quick and fun. You can write a working, compiled application with a few lines of code. Write your first Go application Create a directory of your application, let’s call it my-app Open a terminal window in the my-app directory To create two sub-directories, execute mkdir cmdmkdir pkg Start the Atom text editor […]

Set directory access in Windows

When you use SetAccessRule() to set access rights on a Windows directory, the user who will get the permission has to be a member of the Administrators group. If the user is not a member of the Administrators group PowerShell shows the error message Exception calling “SetAccessRule” with “1” argument(s): “Some or all identity references could not be […]

Install and set up Go

Set up the Go development environment Install Git For Mac see Install Git on Macintosh For Windows see Install Git on Windows Install the Go Programming Language Download the Go distribution from The Go Programming Language page and follow the installation instructions. Test the Go installation Open a new terminal window, so the new PATH settings are imported, […]

Install Git on Macintosh

Navigate to to download Git for the Macintosh. The page automatically downloads the installer for the operating system you use. This app is not trusted by Apple, so to install it Control-click (right-click) the downloaded file and select Open Click the Open button to confirm the action Configure Git To configure Git see Git configuration.

How to duplicate a Windows server that is attached to the Windows Domain

When a Windows server is attached to a Domain only one instance of it can run at a time. To be able to duplicate the server and start a second instance of it Create an image of the server Remote into the server Make sure there is a local administrator account that you can log […]