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.Net Framework 3.5 installation for Windows 8.1

Make sure Windows 8.1 setup files are on hand and type the following into command prompt when run as admin: Dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFx3 /All /Source:F:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess Change...

Initialize new disk partition on Hyper-V Core

On the HyperV go to the command prompt Type diskpart, enter To view current disks, type list disk, enter To select the disk you wish to initialize, type select disk=1, enter Create the partition, type...

Disable Java update checks from the Windows registry

Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\JavaSoft\Java Update\Policy\ In that folder, change EnableJavaUpdate from 1 to 0. Java should not ask to update...

Install new roles and features to Hyper-V Core using PowerShell

Type get-windowsfeature to get a list and status of all installed features. Type install-windowsfeature featurename to install that role/feature to the...

Encrypted files in NTFS, shown using a green font

I ran into some encrypted files. You can tell because the font is green instead of black. To decrypt, go to the properties of the file. On the General tab, go to Advanced and uncheck the “Encrypt...

New tool for managing Microsoft Hyper-V Core virtual machines

This new tool makes Hyper-V Core management incredibly easy. For the simplest install, download the manager on a graphical workstation and unzip the installer to a USB flash drive or transfer the file to...
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