The title says it all – check out Microsoft’s USB/DVD download tool. Even though the title says “Windows 7” it works equally well with a Windows 8.x image.
Category Archives: Windows
Giving Windows Phone another shot, Part 2
As I wrote earlier, I decided to have another go with Windows Phone. This is the second part, roughly a week after switching to a Nokia Lumia 820. Continue reading
Giving Windows Phone another shot, Part 1
While I’m pretty much committed to Microsoft products both at work and at home, up until now I was using an iPhone 5. It’s a nice device for sure, but somehow I wanted to see if Microsoft finally got their act together.
Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 8
Recently I took the plunge and updated my main PC and notebook to Windows 8 Pro. So far I’m very impressed with the speed of the system and the level of hardware recognition. Gone are the days where after installing Windows you couldn’t connect to the network because the network adapter wasn’t recognized (of course we’ll see what happens with really new hardware, my notebook and PC are 1-2 years old).
The benefits of a c:\tools folder
You know how it is – you’re doing something on a server and just now putty.exe or some other small executable would come in handy. Unfortunately, it’s not there, and maybe the server you’re on does not have internet access, either. Every administrator has been in this situation before, and you know what’s next. Search for the tool on another machine, maybe download it first from the internet, then copy it to the server’s c:\temp etc. Continue reading
Creating PowerShell script library
Over time I’ve created some PowerShell scripts that I want to reuse. And of course I would like to have them at my fingertips as soon as I start a PowerShell session. Continue reading
Get Windows uptime using PowerShell
Need to know how long your Windows system has been running? Continue reading