Tag Archives: Windows 10

PowerShell tips – part 005.

This is another tutorial about PowerShell tips and one powershell command: Get-WindowsOptionalFeature .
Start by using the windows key and try to find the powershell by typing : powershell.
When you see it use right-click the Windows PowerShell and select Run As Administrator from the action menu.
This will open the PowerShell command shell.
Use this command to see all information about the status of the optional Windows features: enabled, disabled, or otherwise:

To have a better view you can use this options:

The where state -eq enabled will show us all features are enabled.
The last part us ft is an alias for Format-Table and –a is the partial parameter for autosize .
You can use PowerShell_ISE to start powershell editor , save the new file named: OptionalFeatures.ps1 .
Into this file you can add the command :

The last part is to run like Administrator this powershell script:

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VirtualBox – fix resize space .

If your VirtualBox OS is out of space because you make a small vdi image on disk.
The you can resize this file and fix the problem.
This can be easy done with the next command.

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MultiBootUSB – the tool for multiple live operating systems.

This tool help you to put multiple boot operating systems into your USB drive.
You can used into your Windows or Linux OS.
This MultiBootUSB tool help you with this tasks:

  • install multiple live Linux distros and other operating systems to a USB disk;
  • make it bootable without erasing existing data;
  • uninstall installed OSes later;
  • write ISO images directly to a USB disk (GUI for Linux dd command);
  • boot ISO images and USB disks directly without rebooting your system using QEMU;
  • boot USB on UEFI/EFI systems through GRUB2 bootloader support (limited support);

What you need to make this working well:

  • One formatted USB disk with :
    • FAT32, NTFS, ext2/3/4 or Btrfs filesystem. However;
    • the FAT filesystem is recommended and ext2/3/4 or Btrfs filesystems will only work under Linux;
    • try to keep single partition (primary) to avoid later problems;
  • Your ISO files of live Linux distros of your choice;
  • the latest release of MultiBootUSB from official website;

The official website come with a good tutorial about how to use it.

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Opera browser -privacy settings .

Opera browser is an exceptional browser.
Today I will show you how to make private settings for browsing the internet.
The first step com with open Settings area:

To make settings for your Opera browser, enable Settings, see:

This will open a Menu into left area of Opera browser.
Click to the wheel icon and will open the setting area into your browser.
Now enable VPN (Virtual Private Network) for Opera browser.

To set another settings for privacy settings , use Search settings from top of this area with word update and select Adblock and Malware settings , see the next image:

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Test last Android OS with VirtualBox.

This tutorial lets you learn how to test applications that require the latest Android operating system.
It’s a compromise solution that requires very good hardware or hardware virtualization to run applications easily.
Applications can then be installed through shared cross-emulator solutions and share sharing application and run on the emulator.
The advantage is that you can have applications that require new versions of Android OS and not only.
TO test this I set 3D acceleration and hardware acceleration with 4 core and 2048 RAM and working well, but a bit slower.
This is a screenshot of instalation with Android-x86 7.1 and VirtualBox version 5.1.26 r117224 (Qt5.6.2):

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