Tag: Windows

Windows RunAs command syntax and examples


RunAs is a very useful command on Windows OS. This command enables one to run a command in the context of another user account. One example scenario where this could be useful is: Suppose you have both a normal user account and an administrator account on a computer and currently you are logged in as …

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Repair Windows 10 Using DISM and SFC

If the system files in your Windows 10 computer become corrupt and the System File Checker (SFC /scannow) is unable to reinstate the critical system files, it’s due to corruption of Component Store located at the C:\Windows\WinSxS directory. This directory contains the files needed for SFC utility to restore missing or damaged system files. The …

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Get latest Windows 10 ISO Images Using MCT, Direct Download or Rufus

Microsoft software downloads page offers you the Media Creation Tool (MCT) which can be used to upgrade Windows 10, download Windows 10 ISO locally or create a USB installation drive. MCT is the officially recommended way to get a copy of the latest Windows 10 ISO. Though MCT is the only advertised way to get …

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How to Set the DSCP Flag in Windows and Linux


DSCP (Differentiated Services Code Point) is a series of bits in the IP header for classification purposes. These bits specify the precedence value of the packet, the drop probability, and the network service used. Before setting the DSCP flag with a desired value, you need to take some things into consideration. You cannot force the …

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How to fix slow LAN transfer speed of files in Windows


Recently I’ve had a need to copy a large amount of files from one PC to another on LAN. For better speed and reliability I chose wired Ethernet connection but the transfer speed was very slow at 500-600 kbps! Both machines had Windows 7 x64 installed. Using Task Manager under Networking tab, Network Utilization was …

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Windows Task Scheduler Fails With Error Code 2147943785


In Windows Task Scheduler in tasks’ history you can see that it fails with error code 2147943785. This error code indicates permission issue with the account under which the task is run. Check that the user that is running the scheduled task has Log On As Batch Job assignment. Open Start Menu > Administrative Tools …

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How to install/uninstall Windows service

If you need to install your .exe file as Windows service using command prompt (not the Visual Studio command prompt) here is how you can do this in x32 and x64 versions of Windows. Be sociable 🙂 Share!

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RasClient Event ID 20226 – RAS Connection Termination


The user xxx dialed a connection named yyy which has been terminated. The reason code returned on termination is 828. I fixed this on client’s side by increasing timeout value before connection should be terminated. Be sociable 🙂 Share!

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How to Disable Administrative Shares in Windows


By default, Windows creates some hidden shared folders – administrative shares. These folders are identified by a dollar sign ($) at the end of the share name and so they are hidden. Hidden shares are those that not listed when you look at the network shares on a computer in File Explorer’s Network node, or …

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Windows Server 2012 The file is likely corrupt or the victim of tampering

If the driver you are trying to install is not properly signed you will get the following screen: “Windows found driver software for your device but encountered an error while attempting to install it. The hash for the file is not present in the specified catalog file. The file is likely corrupt or the victim …

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