Category: Windows

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Windows Powershell Potpourri

Purpose: The purpose of this article is to display a set of commonly used Citrix Powershell Scripts To recursively remove a folder that may contain too many folders for Windows to handle remove-item -path “C:\Program Files\ScienceLogic” -recurse -verbose Get System Boot Time systeminfo | find /i “Boot Time” Get all files in a folder and […]

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How to enable RSS on Windows Server 2012R2

Products Windows 2012R2 Description RSS abbreviated for Receive Side Scaling, should be enabled on a VM Server as it betters performance. Per Microsoft’s website, Virtual Receive-side scaling (RSS) is a feature in Windows Server 2012 R2 that allows the load from a virtual network adapter to be distributed across multiple virtual processors in a virtual […]

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Disabling SMB1 on Windows

Products Windows 10, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012 R2, Windows 2016 Description SMB or Server Message Block is a network file sharing protocol meant for sharing files, printers, etc, between computers. There are three versions – Server Message Block (SMB) version 1 (SMBv1), SMB version 2 (SMBv2), and SMB version 3 (SMBv3). Microsoft recommends that you disable SMB1 […]

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How to hide updates for Windows 10 or Server 2016

Products Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 Description This article explains how to use the use “Windows & drivers updates blocking tool” to hide updates for Windows 10 or Windows server 2016. Windows 10 Home users cannot block Windows updates. They are automatically downloaded and installed. In theory, this is OK. However, some updates can be […]

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