Everybody knows the POWERCFG command can handle hibernation or sleep/wake states. It can also do a whole lot more, including controlling Power Options settings.
DISM is maybe the most versatile and useful of all native Windows tools (a subjective personal opinion). In this post, I use it to create USB install media containing Pro and Enterprise editions of Windows 10 version 1903 (19H1), version 1909 (19H2), and Insider Preview build 19002. All three versions, a total of six editions,
The Office Software Protection Platform (ospp.vbs) script is an invaluable tool for inspecting and managing Office 365 (and other Office version) licenses. Check it out!
What it is? Windows 10 Decrapifier is a PowerShell script by csand, a fellow member at TenForums.com. It is used to clean a Windows image prior to its deployment by removing unwanted or unnecessary apps and tasks, and modifying privacy settings. Because it runs in script forms, users can modify it according to their own
When an Insider machine stubbornly refuses to recognize it needs an update to the latest build, I rediscover the simple fact that a WU reset nixes insider update refusals.
Through a PowerShell command that shows available VMs inside the Fast Ring Preview, we learn that 20H1 is officially named “Windows 10 May 2020…” Very interesting!
Over the weekend, I was reading up about a fix for a problem that’s plagued my production PC for at least two years now. The problem is best illustrated visually, and expresses itself as a set of one or more spurious entries at the end of the Start menu under the anomalous “Other” category. It
Earlier this year — April 7, 2019 to be specific — MS announced PowerShell 7. Earlier editions of this development fork had been called “PowerShell Core” to distinguish it from the built-in version included with Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016. But with the introduction of PowerShell 7, MS wants to foster what it calls
Chocolatey is a third-party package manager for Windows that can automate installation of most such programs through the Command Prompt or PowerShell. Great stuff!
Since Windows 10 version 1709, built-in admin account has been able to use UWP and PWA apps. In earlier versions, this was not possible, even Edge browser told users that it can’t be used in built-in admin account. But, as it’s now possible, native Store apps might update in the background while you are customizing