Running SharePoint Server 2010 SP2 PowerShell Scripts in a Windows Server 2012 R2 OS

I was setting up a SharePoint Foundation Server 2010 SP2 site for a client which the OS it was running on was Windows Server 2012 R2. Now the installation, setting up the sites, and etc went fine. Until I started setting up Powershell scripts with a combination of BAT files and Task Scheduler tasks to run them (I’m a bit old school :P). At first the Task Scheduler task would run them but they would complete too quickly and there were no results from the Powershell scripts. I decided to open up a Powershell console and run the Powershell script themselves. When I tried running the PowerShell script, I got this nice error.

SharePoint PowerShell Error
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Fixing Distributed Cache Service issues in SharePoint Server 2013

New to SharePoint Server 2013 is the Distributed Cache Service which helps in caching items in SharePoint so that your SharePoint site loads items more quickly. I had issues with a SharePoint Server 2013 test VM where the User Profile Services was not working correctly. From checking the ULS logs it turned out that the User Profile Services could not access the Distributed Cache and in the SharePoint Health Report, the Distributed Cache was not initializing properly. The following is what you can do to fix the Distributed Cache Service.
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Activating Mac MS Office 2011 with Office 365 Subscription

I recently purchased a Office 365 Subscription to use at home and it is considered a cost effective way to have the latest Office products and be able to install on multiple PCs, Macs, or Mobile Devices for a low monthly/yearly subscription. Now with a Windows Machine it was easy to install and activate the Office Application. But when I installed MS Office 2011 on my Mac and tried to activate with my Office 365 Subscription, the process would fail saying that Username/Password was invalid. The following is a way to fix this issue if you are sure that you have no issues with your Microsoft Account Credentials.
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