Hide Hyper V Floppy Disk Drive via group policy

On Any Hyper-V virtual machine it adds the Floppy disk drive, and there is not an option to remove the drive from the settings window of the VM   The Way to remove this drive is by changing a value in the registry of the virtual machine that is running windows. However as I join my VMs to a domain I can utilise group policy to apply this change I created a new group policy called "Remove Hyper V Floppy disk drive" I went into Computer configuration > preferences > windows Settings > Registry From there I right clicked on registry and selected new > Registry item And set the following values: Action: Update Hive: HKey_Local_Machine Key Path: SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\flpydisk Value name: Start Value Type: REG_DWORD Value: 4 Base: Decimal Then I clicked Apply and OK   I applied it to the root of the domain so that it would apply to all devices on the domain...
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Enable bitlocker without compatible TPM

1) Press the windows key and R and type gpedit.msc and click OK 2) Go to Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > BitLocker Drive Encryption > Operating System Drives And double-click the “Require additional authentication at startup” option 3) Enable and tick both to allow BitLocker without a compatible TPM ...
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disable (turn off) the default Windows 2012 Administrator Complexity

If the server is not on a domain 1. On the start menu type Administrative Tool 2. Select Local Security Policy. 3. Change the password Must Meet Complex Requirements option to Disabled.   In a domain enviroment Group Policy Management Expand Forrest >> Domains >> Your Domain Controller. Right click on the Default Domain Policy and click on the Edit from the context menu. Now Expand Computer Configuration -> Policies -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Account Policies -> Password Policy Double-click on the Passwords Must Meet Complexity Requirements option in the right pane. Select Disabled  under define this policy setting: Click Apply then OK all the way out and close the GPO window. In order to refresh the policy type the following command: “gpupdate /force”  in the CMD window and click ENTER. ...
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Disabling Windows Hello for business

Disabling Windows Hello for business: I use Office 365 I wanted to test out the AD Connect. Which allows me to join the pc's the azure domain and login with AD accounts setup on the DC, this allows me to keep existing permission on Server and I do not need to join it to Azure AD. What I found was that when logging in it prompted to setup a pin, to get pass this follow the steps below: Enter in Login credentials click on setup PIN, then click on the X, it will give an error message, click on Skip for now open Group Policy gpedit.msc Got to "Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Hello for Business" under both User configuration and Computer configuration, double click on Use Windows Hello for Business and select Disabled Log off and back in to confirm it is working ...
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