Category Archives: Windows 10

Delete User Profiles Interactively with PowerShell

Last week, one of my administrators was complaining at how involved it was to remove a profile on a remote user’s computer. A little over two years ago, I wrote Delete Inactive Profiles, as a substitute for DelProf for post … Continue reading

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Add-WindowsFeature Alternative for Client OS

Waiting for the add remove features dialog populate on my client OS computer is slow.  Since I started using Add-WindowsFeature wither Server 2008, and Install-WindowsFeature beginning with Server 2012, I was disappointed by the lack of a similar cmdlet for … Continue reading

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Set Share Folder Icon for Server 2012 and Windows 10

I like to look at a folder and know whether or not it is shared. In earlier Windows OS there was a hand overlay which shows you this information. In Server 2012, this indicator has been omitted. Set-SharedFolderIcons.ps1 lets you … Continue reading

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My Windows 10 Fix

I had some issues with my Windows 10 computer at home.  I did some research, and came up with this batch file to freshen and check all of the operating system files.    Save this as Fix10.cmd (or Fix10.bat) and run … Continue reading

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Windows 8 and 10: Change Network Connection Profile From Public To Private

Did you accidentally set you home network connection profile to “Public”?  Windows 8 and 10 have an easy way to change it to “Private” using PowerShell.  First, you must open PowerShell as an administrator. If you’ve never run PowerShell before, … Continue reading

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