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 188.8.131.521) and it would not install: error 0x80070643 attempted to install on… Continue reading Intel XTU error 0x80070643 attempted to install on an unsupported platform
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
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
Simple fix for the GitHub Desktop application opening, but the window appearing off screen. I tried ALT+M to move, etc, without any luck. The easiest way I found: Close the app and go to: %APPDATA%\GitHub Desktop\ Delete window-state.json Restart. That’s it.
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
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
Doing business requires conference calls across a variety of locations, time zones, and countries. This wonderful take on a business conference call should be seen by all:
IIS Crypto, Great tool for reducing cipher exposure on your Windows boxes. Note: you may need to disable TLS 1.0 at this point, something that is not included in the “Best Practices” button of the tool. I expect they will update this eventually. https://www.nartac.com/Products/IISCrypto/
Sometimes such a simple thing makes the difference when you’re staring at a lot of data in Excel. I always set this just in case I’ve got some duplicate records that were missed on a data dump.