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Category Archives: Windows 8
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
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
I sold my iPad and my laptop, using the proceeds to help me get a Surface Pro 3. I bought a subscription for our household to Office 365, because of my familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite of products. After … Continue reading
Do you have a script that worked with your x32 XP computer, but no longer works in Windows 7 or 8 x64? I am finding that some of the scripts I wrote have this problem. Somethings may rely on an … Continue reading
I was reviewing my blog stats today and found a link from a site in UK to my version of ScriptoMatic.hta. I have upgraded my home laptop to 8.1, and decided to see whether it still works (it does). If … Continue reading
I thought that the Windows Experience Index was pretty useless until I wanted to compare the speed of systems that I was preparing to donate. One had Windows 7, the other was a lab PC running Windows 8.1. I was … Continue reading
I write scripts when I see a way to automate a task that I find myself doing repetitively. Because I force email to text, I frequently get emails with URLs that have a line break. Occasionally they will have a … Continue reading
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
Somewhere on the web I found instructions on enabling the “hidden AeroLite” theme in Windows 8. Having taken the time to do this the long way — and not being really impressed by the results — I thought it would … Continue reading