Download file via powershell

This is extremely useful if you need to download something in Windows via CLI. This is just like wget on LInux. Previously I would use the precompiled wget program on machines, but now that I learned how to use powershell it’s great. mkdir c:\temp cd c:\temp...

Remote shell access to Windows machine on Domain

This seems to be just like connecting via SSH to a Linux machine, but with Windows. I’ve only tested with Windows 10, but it works great. 1. Download PSEX HERE. 2. Extract ZIP wherever (I like to use 7zip). 3. CD to that location via CMD as domain admin (this is...

Download Win10 iSO

Go to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO and use the dev tools F12 on browsers to change device to mobile. Then you should be able to choose the version/lang/type and then you’ll get a direct link from Microsoft.

Default user for WSL OS on Windows 10

1. Open a command prompt or PowerShell. (You shouldn’t run as admin since this is based for the specific user). 2. Copy and paste the command below into the command prompt or PowerShell for the .exe file of the WSL distro name (ex: “Debian”) you want...

Skip/hide Windows update on Windows 10

Since Windows 10 has been released there’s no easy way to skip/hide updates you don’t want installed. In Windows 7 it was super easy. I finaly found a way to skip/hide them. You have to download a troubleshooter from Microsoft. HERE is the link. HERE is a...