Intel XTU error 0x80070643 attempted to install on an unsupported platform

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Intel XTU 0x80070643

I wanted to get the Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility installed and play around with some overclocking on my 2017 HP Spectre X360 13″, which I’m currently running with an HP Omen e-gpu and an Nvidia GTX-1060Ti. I downloaded the software from Intel (version 6.5.1.321) and it would not install: error 0x80070643 attempted to install on… Continue reading Intel XTU error 0x80070643 attempted to install on an unsupported platform

Chrome Remote Desktop Lock Screen

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Don’t want someone looking at your screen that you are remoted into using Chrome Remote Desktop? Here’s the link to Google’s support page for it. Here are the shortcuts to Mac only. Why not Windows 10? Because you have to set RDP to allow connections from any security level. You should only have it set… Continue reading Chrome Remote Desktop Lock Screen

How to use Tail in Windows Powershell

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Windows is slowly, but surely, catching up to the hundreds of useful utilities for reading file content that *nix have had for forever. As you know, opening a 1 gig log file in notepad is impossible. Even using Notepad++, which can open some pretty large files, will not open a 1 gig file. Thank you,… Continue reading How to use Tail in Windows Powershell

Export Sites and Application pools in IIS

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Open CMD as Administrator: Export AppPools All %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd list apppool /config /xml > c:\apppools.xml Single %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd list apppool “MyAppPool” /config /xml > c:\myapppool.xml Export Sites %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd list site /config /xml > c:\sites.xml or in txt format (not very useful) %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd list site > c:\sites.txt  

Find all file extensions in a folder on Windows 10 using PowerShell

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Notepad++ is a terrific, free alternative to NotePad and it is multipurpose. I love the tabbed interface and, especially, not having to save every tab on close. What you can’t do in Search in Files is easily filter out file extensions to search (well, actually, there’s a good chance you can create your own function… Continue reading Find all file extensions in a folder on Windows 10 using PowerShell