How to Search the Knowledgebase for Stone Product Codes
01 Sep, 2018
The Stone Knowledgebase uses a text index to enable you to search for content. The standard search allows you to search for keywords or article text, with an advanced search option available so that you can restrict search to just keywords, for example. Stone product codes are made up of numbers...
How to Quickly Gather Hard Drive Health Information in Windows
Gathering SMART Information All modern hard drives keep SMART information which can be used to quickly tell if a hard drive has had any reliability events so far during its life. The attached utility will gather information from all SATA hard drives in a system and generate an output file...
30 Jan, 2024 Views: 3251
Applying, Setting or Enforcing Teams Policies and Other Settings for Microsoft M365 Users - Stone STEPER
Stone STEPER STEPER is designed to ensure that Teams Policies and user licensing is automatically configured or deployed for new users in your M365 environment. It is can be used in conjunction with a manual or automatic data import via Microsoft School Data Sync (SDS) v1. By default, is it...
14 Dec, 2023 Views: 1037
Stone Equinox / Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) Hyper-V Cluster UPS Shutdown Script
Stone Equinox / Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) Hyper-V Cluster UPS Shutdown Script Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) nodes provide disk resiliency to each other as part of the storage network. When an extended power outage occurs that exceeds the available battery runtime, it is important that a managed...
13 Nov, 2023 Views: 1309
How to change the DMI Information a Stone / Asus Based System
Utility to Change DMI Information Please use the attached utility if you need to change the DMI information in either DOS or Windows on a Stone / Asus based systems, with a 7 series chipset or later. You can use it to change the system serial number, chassis serial number or asset number. ...
23 Oct, 2023 Views: 10367
How to perform the ANX USB-C Firmware update on the 11th Gen Stonebook Pro and Stonebook Lite
What does this fix? This firmware is designed to update the ANX chip in the notebook that controls the USB-C DisplayPort. The update brings better compatibility with external USB-C connected monitors and docking stations. Prerequisites The following instructions apply to the 11th gen...
20 Jun, 2023 Views: 81
How to perform the ANX USB-C Firmware update on the 10th Gen Stonebook Pro and Stonebook Lite (E revision)
What does this fix? This firmware is designed to update the ANX chip in the notebook that controls the USB-C DisplayPort. The update brings better compatibility with external USB-C connected monitors and docking stations. Prerequisites The following instructions apply to the 10th gen...
15 Jun, 2023 Views: 143
How to fix: Realtek Audio Driver Wont Install - Error Code 0x000005b4 displayed, or driver update process times out
Problem Running the Realtek Audio Device Driver setup program appears to run normally, but then fails with the error code 0x000005b4 after a long delay. Or you attempt to update the driver manually in device manager, using the driver INF file, and this again fails to update or install,...
05 Oct, 2015 Views: 188461
What is the ACPI\PNP0A0A Device? Where is the Driver for this?
The Device The device is a BIOS component found on Asus motherboards to allow Asus utilities and software to communicate with BIOS components. For example, Asus USB 3.0 UASP boosting software may need this device to be working. Drivers and Software This device is not installed by using the...
13 Feb, 2016 Views: 173158
How to Access the EFI Shell to carry out Systems Diagnostics or Updates
The EFI Shell The Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) shell is effectively a small operating system built into the system motherboard on modern servers. This provides an environment for troubleshooting and maintenance outside of the operating system. This article describes how to access the...
16 Sep, 2018 Views: 170492
How to Deploy a Computer Startup Script via Group Policy
Use the method below to push out a computer startup script via Group Policy. Computer startup scripts are a useful way of making changes that need to happen regardless of which user is logged on. This article is intended for system administrators who are new to using group policies. The...
06 May, 2014 Views: 113012
How to Clear the CMOS / BIOS Settings on an Intel Desktop Board
Clearing the CMOS The method used to clear the CMOS settings on an Intel Desktop motherboard is different to the method used on Asus or MSI motherboards. Use the instructions below to clear the settings. Intel Desktop Board CMOS Clear Instructions Method 1 Shut the system down. Find the...
12 Oct, 2013 Views: 112214
How to Clear the CMOS / BIOS Settings on an MSI H61M Motherboard
Clearing the CMOS The method used to clear the CMOS settings on a Stone / MSI H61M motherboard is different to the method used on the Intel desktop board range. Use the instructions below to clear the settings. MSI CMOS Clear Instructions Ensure the system is switched off Short the JBAT1...
12 Oct, 2013 Views: 98569