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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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Add the DVD drive to Windows 10

1) Go into device manager, under IDE ATA/ATAPI, uninstall both channels 0 and 1. Reboot immediately. When it reloads, your lost DVD player should now be there. 2) (not working) Type cmd in windows search. right click on Command Prompt. … Continue reading

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Windows Activation

According to the Microsoft Windows 7 software license agreement, you must activate Windows 7 within 30 days of installation.  You are not permitted to bypass or circumvent product activation.  After 30 days, you must either enter a genuine Windows 7 … Continue reading

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Support Disks and Volumes

My name is …. from …. with the product  XYZ Support Team. I’ll assist you with the PMR in the subject. Can you please collect the following data to enable you assisting you with this issue: C:\Program Files\IBM\Hardware Provider for … Continue reading

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