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comment How can I use Apps like Cortana with UAC disabled and no password requirement on boot?
If you don't want UAC, don't use Windows 10.
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comment Unable to pin Edge to taskbar
Something must be wrong, by default Edge is pinned to both the taskbar and the start menu and it has the pin command in its context menu. Can you try a different user on the same machine?
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comment Error in Windows 10 setup: “Something happened”
@Psycogeek - They give me the option of Create installation media for another PC nowhere does it say it was to be the same language, architecture, and edition. In my case neither language nor edition match but if that is the problem, it should just tell me.
Jul
22
comment Power Shell script to delete the User profiles from the windows server 2008 r2 to local machine(Windows 7)
I use DelProf2 for this kind of task, just deleting the files usually doesn't work.
Jul
13
comment How to stop Google Chrome to be installed on my Computer?
Have you seen the link in David's comment, that's a good starting point.
Jul
11
comment Conditional Restart Timer - Windows Updates
You may want to use the PowerShell Windows Update module (gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/…) it has a cmdlet Get-WURebootStatus the rest is some logic in PowerShell and deciding where to store the current status.
Jul
9
comment Nano alternative for windows powershell
Newer versions of Windows also have powershell_ise.exe built-in and in the path. A pretty good editor for PowerShell scripts.
Jul
9
comment Nano alternative for windows powershell
Assume someone knows everything about PowerShell and could help you, but doesn't know much about Linux or what Nano may be. Maybe you should describe what you want to do.
Jul
6
comment Windows 8.1 Dism can't find source even when ISO mounted
I had a similar problem. Assuming you have 8.1 Update 1 installed (KB2919355), you may need an ISO that has the KB2919355 files included. Because the files in the install.wim are older than your system files. Also to mount an ISO in Windows 8, just double click it. I don't have a good source for the ISO with Update 1
Jul
5
comment Can I install Windows to Go to a partition without wiping the drive?
I'm not quite sure I understand your question, but I use a USB disk with several partitions and multiple different Windows To Gos. I could add another one without affecting the existing ones. Maybe that helps. I do create Windows To Go manually, not using the wizard, I never used it, so I don't know how that works.
Jun
28
comment Windows 8.1 Pro x64 None of the Modern UI apps work, Powershell, CMD, and wsreset returns error
Have you tried creating a new user on the command line? Open an cmd.exe as administrator and type: net user newusername /add
Jun
21
comment Hosts file missing in Windows 8.1
@Arjan - There is an answer to a question on serverfault (serverfault.com/questions/452268/…), it says when hosts.ics is there, hosts is ignored. I just added a hosts.ics file on my system and Windows seems to use both. But I don't have connection sharing enabled, so I don't know how that behaves. The fact that there is a hosts.old seem to indicate that you shouldn't have both.
Jun
21
comment Hosts file missing in Windows 8.1
Okay, you are right, it is not needed for normal OS operation, but it is checked for and used when found. Windows created hosts.ics an d renamed hosts to hosts.old for a reason. I think you should not have both hosts.ics and hosts at the same time
Jun
21
comment Hosts file missing in Windows 8.1
Of course the hosts file is used for normal system operations, maybe you were thinking of hosts.sam in older versions of Windows.
Jun
20
comment Run in non administrative mode
@user4847410 - Explain to use what administrative mode means to you, Windows doesn't have such a concept. Also what do you think safe mode means? Explain your problem better
Jun
19
comment How to install Win 8.1 to HDD as booting it from SSD?
Put Windows on the SSD, I'm doing that for years. The lifetime of SSDs is much better nowadays. If you ever used Windows from an SSD you never want to go back to a HDD.
Jun
18
comment How to check if a binary is 32 or 64 bit on Windows?
I'm on Server 2012 R2 and tried a few random binaries. Some 32bit ones show as Windows XP SP2 but others show as Vista or Windows 8. So this method is not correct.
Jun
17
comment How to identify a windows installation folder?
When your PC booted into the Windows 10 installation you should be able to locate the files. Open Disk Management and find the partition with a status of Healthy (System...
Jun
16
comment Installing Hyper-V server on same partition as OS (windows 7)
Hyper-V Server is a different OS which you run dual-boot with your Windows 7. So either Hyper-V Server or Windows 7, never both. Hyper-V server has a very limited GUI, no Windows Explorer, no Internet Explorer. It just runs VMs. It also has limited graphics drivers, so if you know what you doing on the command line to set up VMs you can do that, but you can't really do your IE testing on the same machine. You may want to look into running those modern.ie VMs in a different solution like VirtualBox, that would run within your existing Windows 7
Jun
16
comment How to check if a binary is 32 or 64 bit on Windows?
-1 not true at all. Various 32 and 64 bit binaries are all shown an Compatibility Mode of Windows 8