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How to force restart the machine when you get A system shutdown is in progress.(1115)

shutdown /s /m \\hyper1vm6 /t 0 hyper1vm6: A system shutdown is in progress.(1115) shutdown /a /m \\hyper1vm6 hyper1vm6: A system shutdown is in progress.(1115) taskkill /s \\hyper1vm6 /U administrator /P password /im lsass.exe >>> Causes a panic and the operating … Continue reading

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Microsoft Update Catalog

You MUST ACCESS the Microsoft Update Catalog using Internet Explorer. This is an example how to search the Monthly Quality Rollups for Windows 2012 R2. http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=2017%20Monthly%20Quality%20Rollup%20windows%202012%20r2

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System Rescue Boot Disc

https://www.raymond.cc/blog/5-system-rescue-boot-disc-based-on-windows-pe/ http://www.online-tech-tips.com/computer-tips/backup-your-computer-by-making-an-image-of-your-hard-drive/

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Windows 10 Editions and Cortana

https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/windowsforbusiness/compare https://www.itechtics.com/difference-between-windows-10-pro-vl-n-editions/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_10_editions https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17214/windows-10-what-is  

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Set an environment variable to the current working directory

The current directory is in the “shadow” variable cd called var. set “var=%cd%” set var

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Remotely setting network credentials using cmdkey

https://powershell.org/forums/topic/remotely-setting-network-credentials-using-cmdkey/ I have a task to automate the build on Azure VM with custom extension scripts. One of the tasks of the custom extension scripts is to map network drives [and save its credentials]. The custom extension scripts are automatically … Continue reading

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Windows 7 on SSD

https://www.maketecheasier.com/12-things-you-must-do-when-running-a-solid-state-drive-in-windows-7/ https://www.cnet.com/uk/how-to/how-to-start-windows-7-faster/

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