I still see the old good chkdsk command everywhere in blog posts. However, since Windows 8 and Windows 2012 Server you have now the Repair-Volume which is doing the same work. Like for the chkdsk tool, you have the scan, spotfix and the OfflineScanAndFix parameters. In addition, here are some other useful tools cmdlets: - … Continue reading Scan, fix and troubleshoot disks with Powershell
You probably know the very good and very popular module of Michal GADJA named PSWindowsUpdate. At the time of this writing, the latest version is 22.214.171.124 and can be downloaded from the Powershell Gallery here I just wanted to add an undocumented behavior of the Get-WUInstall cmdlet. If your computer is not configured to install … Continue reading Get-WUInstall with the WindowsUpdate or MicrosoftUpdate parameter
Disclaimer This is for advanced users only. If Microsoft has hidden this registry key and removed permissions for administrators, it's probably for a good reason. Thus, the following script is provided as is. Don't use it or modify it if you don't understand what you are doing, or if you are not aware of the … Continue reading How to change advanced audit settings with Powershell
You may encounter the following error message: Usually, this just means that your certificate template has not been published. If you don't know how to publish a certificate template, have a look at my other post.
Open the Certification Authority Console. Expand the CA. Right-click on Certificate Templates. Select New. Select Certificate Template to Issue. Select the certificate and click Ok.