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Command git.clone not found

Visual Studio Code error on Windows when trying to clone a Git repository:

command 'git.clone' not found

The fix is embarrassingly simple: Go download and install Git.

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Group Policy Windows Server

Add Site to Trusted Sites Zone with Group Policy

Internet Explorer has four Security zones (numbered 1-4) which are used by the Site to Zone Assignment List policy to associate sites to:

  1. Intranet zone
  2. Trusted Sites zone
  3. Internet zone
  4. Restricted Sites zone

To add a site to the Trusted Sites zone, do the following:

  1. Create a new Group Policy Object (GPO) or edit a preexisting object
  2. Navigate to Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Security Page
  3. Select and open the “Site to Zone Assignment” List policy
  4. Set the policy to Enabled
  5. Click the “Show…” button
  6. In the pop-up window, each row represents a domain (Value name) and zone (Value) pair. Enter the site name in the “Value Name” field and 2 (for Trusted Sites zone) in “Value” field
    Add site to Trusted Sites Zone Group Policy
  7. Click OK

 

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Group Policy Windows Server

Allow Internet Explorer Pop-up Exceptions with Group Policy

Group Policy Allow Internet Explorer Pop-ups

If you find yourself in a situation where you need to allow pop-ups in Internet Explorer via Group Policy, here’s how:

  1. Create a new Group Policy Object (GPO) or edit a preexisting object
  2. Navigate to Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer
  3. Select and open the setting “Pop-up allow list”
  4. Set the policy to Enabled
  5. Click the “Show…” button
  6. Enter the domain name(s) which will be allowed to open pop-up windows.
    • Note that only domain names are allowed, so www.coreyblaz.com is valid, but https://www.coreyblaz.com is not.