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Loading drivers after OS boot takes a long time

My windows 7 x64 build boots fairly quickly (20s). It's a lab PC with very little installed. After seeing the desktop, launching applications that load a custom driver (several different ones) take ...
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Terminate/Kill a process before entering Standby

We have a MSAccess based solution that is running on customers computers and is lauchend through a VBScript-script. Due to the network enviroment here, we KNOW that in most of the cases the ...
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1answer
136 views

Windows 7 (64 bit) SP1 stuck on welcome screen with wmi error

My desktop (Intel i5 @ 3.10 ghz, 8 gb ram, 1 gb nvidia graphics card, Dell s2240L full HD monitor) that runs Win 7 (64 bit) SP1 gets stuck on each startup on welcome screen after I enter the password. ...
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'SELECT' is not recognized as an internal or external command

I'm trying to apply a wmi filter to a group policy using this command: Select * from Win32_Processor where AddressWidth = '64' This will only apply the GPO to 64 bit machines (all of our machines ...
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Numerous errors when initializing stuff, explorer.exe's Server execution failed" error, and more - advice needed

Recently I've started experiencing a very bad OS behavior: Something is messed up with the windows' queue managing or communication, here is what I'm experiencing: opening a link to a folder -> ...
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234 views

How can i get proxy settings with wmi?

I try this in cmd wmic path win32_proxy, but get ERROR: Description = Invalid class OS: Windows 7 64bit Am I doing this right?
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“Access Denied 0x80070005” when connecting remotely via WMI using local administrator account

I'm working on a solution, where I want to rejoin a computer remotely to the domain if the domain trust is lost or for any other reason. In order to achieve this, I need to let WMI through the ...
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How do I change the Parental Control settings for a user from command line on Windows?

I want to be able to change the parental control settings from the command line in Windows 7 for another user, so that I can change the settings without interfering with the session. (SSH is wonderful ...
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How does Windows know which network adapter is a wireless device?

I'm trying and trying to find a value in the registry or through WMI (with wbemtest) which tells me that this network adapter uses a wireless connection. There are values in the WMI ...
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717 views

Monitor hardware change events

I have a laptop that periodically notifies me that some piece of hardware was installed/removed by playing the little ba-dum sound. I have no idea what hardware is changing - I am not adding or ...
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1answer
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Trying to allow Remote Desktop connections via wmic command line but everytime Windows return me an error

I'm working on a project that I need to allow Windows Remote Desktop connections with the wmic interface using the following command: wmic RDToggle where servername=‚ÄĚServerName" call ...
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1answer
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WMIC Path <what>? WMIC Class <what>?

There are all sorts of commands that WMIC accepts, such as WMIC Path Win32_Battery WMIC Path Win32_Processor WMIC Class Win32_Battery WMIC Class ComputerSystem et cetera. Is there any way to list ...
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1k views

How to export WMI values to a file?

There is a way to export all the content off WMI from cmd interface to a txt file?
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WIN32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration does not report IP from PPP adapter

On a Windows 7 device, the following WMI query does not report back an enabled PPP adapter: Select Index,MACAddress,IPAddress,IPSubnet,DefaultIPGateway,DNSServerSearchOrder from ...
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Why does WMI Provider Host (WmiPrvSE.exe) keep spiking my CPU?

I generally keep my laptop on 24x7, and at the end of the day it's really annoying to have my thighs burnt because over overheating. The overheating seems to be a result of WMI Provider Host ...
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Repair WMI on Windows 7 [closed]

I had a problem with my Microsoft SQL Server 2008, importing data and generating scripts, so I decided to uninstall it. When I tried to remove it, I got an error from the check screen. The WMI ...
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Windows 7 Action Center messages via script

I would like to know how to read, via vbscript, WMI, Powershell etc -the new Windows 7 Action center messages that the user normally gets informed of. I want to read all those messages on each ...