Personal notes no 8. Kill a running process

Sometimes you want to shutdown a running process before running an installation of a piece of software. In that case the native XP/win7/server08, utility TASKKILL comes in handy. In a case where I had to upgrade MS Office Communicator to Lync! this would fail if OC was active on the users machine. So I just […]

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Personal note no 7: check Office 2010 SP1 version

Today I was doing, some Office 2010 SP1 updating, and to cheek that SP1 got installed as expected, I needed the before and after version numbers: luckily Microsoft has a KB on exactly that http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2121559

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Personal note no 6: Create Local User and add to Local group

Personal note no 6: Easy way to add create a local account and add it to administrators as a part of a Task Sequence

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Personal note no.5 : Make driver available for none admin user!

Staging driver in the driverstore, makeing it available for none admin user!

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Personal Notes nr. 3 – Can’t find computer name for local admin logon

Loging in as Administrator without knowing the name of the computer.

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Personal Notes nr.2 – Removing a locked hardlink store

Using usmtutils.exe to make sure the hardlink store is removed after succesfull restore.

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Personal notes nr.1 – USMT 4.0 with multiple partitions

So to remember all the small stuff/solutions I encounter during my work day, I decided to create a series of short post, as kind of reminder to myself on small tips and tricks , as swell as solutions to basic problems.  I figure that instead of writing this stuff down in a word doc, I […]

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