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Category Archives: Windows 8

Using wevtutil command under Windows – part 001.

This command let you to retrieve information about event logs and publishers, to install and uninstall event manifests,run queries, and to export, archive, and clear logs. I will start with simple examples to see how is working. First you need to know the events can be see also with windows tool named Event Viewer. This […]

Managing your bookmarks with xmarks.

This tool works by cloud-storing your bookmark files and synchronizing them between computers. I used this tool from at least 7 years. The tool synchronization allowing for full merges or overwrites from the server or any linked workstation. Come with addons for Firefox and works well with Chrome,Internet Explorer and Safari. The next image show […]

Windows 10 – replace cmd with powershell.

1. Why PowerShell? – since Windows 7 we have a new command-line environment in Windows named PowerShell; – is a much more powerful command-line shell; – the scripting language is more good than the Command Prompt; – is more complicated than the traditional Command Prompt; – uses different commands, known as cmdlets in PowerShell; – […]

Using DISM – part 001.

The Deployment Image Servicing and Management named DISM.exe is a command-line tool that can be used to service a Windows. DISM can be used to mount and service a Windows image from a .wim file, .vhd file, or a .vhdx file or, in some cases, to update a running operating system. It’s working for Windows […]

VS 2015 – fix toolbox with COM components.

Today I will show you how to add COM components to your Visual Studio 2015 toolbox. In this example I add the Windows Media Player COM component. To do this you need to use this Right Click – mouse within the Toolbox, and then select Choose Items. See image: After that will see this window […]