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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 Advertisements

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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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CIF single chip

Device Manager has an yellow exclamation sign for the CIF Single Chip. In fact it was the old rusted Trust web cam driver that was not installed. Download that driver from http://www.trust.com/en/product/14382-webcam-wb-1400t F:\Downloads\Drivers\Trust-WEBCAM WB-1400T\Trust_WEBCAM WB-1400T_14382-03_02.exe

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