Category Archives: Windows 10

Windows 10 – WinSxS folder and DISM tool .

NOTE: Deleting files from the WinSxS folder or deleting the entire WinSxS folder may severely damage your system so that your PC might not boot and make it impossible to update.
The DISM command tool let you to deal with WinSxS folder.
You can use DISM with Windows cabinet (.cab) or Windows Update Stand-alone Installer (.msu) files to install or remove updates, service packs, language packs, and to enable or disable Windows features.
Let’s see some examples for this tool:
First , use analysis you can determine the overhead of the WinSxS folder:

In this example, the WinSxS folder appears to be 5.18 GB, but the actual overhead (the sum of the size of backups and disabled features and the size of cache and temporary data) is 551.75 MB.
This tool aslo provides more options to further reduce the size of the WinSxS folder:

The last option ( is not show in this tutorial ) is to analyze the size of the Component Store in an offline Windows image.
You need to copy a .wim file, a .vhd, or a .vhdx that contains a Windows image and then you can start cleanup of the image.

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Using wmic command under Windows 10 – part 003.

According to microsoft official website , see the link you can change the execution priority of the processes.
You can see this two examples with wmic commands:

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Using wmic command under Windows 10 – part 002.

Today I used wmic command to take arguments and make html files with output result in same folder where you run the commands.
Let’s see the commands used to solve this tasks:

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PowerShell tips – part 007.

To create a list grid to show infos and output from powershell, you can send the output to the Out-GridView cmdlet:
Let’s make one example to show the output of : Get-WmiObject Win32_Processor .

The result is this:

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Security – ESET SysRescue Live distribution .

The development team come with this intro :
Linux distribution that can scan for malware and clean infected files. It runs from a CD/DVD or a USB device, independently of the host operating system, but has direct access to the disk and file system. This makes it possible to remove threats that under normal operating conditions might be impossible to delete.
I used Virtual Box – version 5.2.4 r119785 (Qt5.6.2) to test it.
The result of running this iso image come with this tools:

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