The registry data type REG_EXPAND_SZ is very useful: the same data give different results depends on the values of used environment variables. The REG_EXPAND_SZ data can be directly written with the registry provider integrated in powershell: New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell...
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Useful as they are, they are tedious to keep up to date: the Sysinternals utilities. Every IT professional should be familiar with these tools. A very important fact is to keep the tools up to date. Instead of wild clicking...
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Every month we are hit by Microsoft's patchday. And every month the same workflow fires: learn about updates, test them, approve necessary updates, check compliance of machines and manually fix machines with failed updates . But don't think you are...
When migrating to 64-bit Windows, traditional "unmanaged" applications can pose challenges . That is because unmanaged binaries contain hardware-dependent CPU instructions - and the view on the hardware differs between 32- and 64-bit mode. But .NET? It should be unaffected...
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