List installed Windows updates from the command line / DOS

List installed Windows updates from the command line / DOS It is easier than most would think to List installed Windows updates from the command line / DOS. This can come in handy if you have two identical machines and one is having an issue. You could save the output from both systems and use something […]

Powershell scripts won’t run or import because running scripts is disabled on this system.

Powershell scripts won’t run or import because running scripts is disabled In the event that you are unable to run power shell script’s, it’s quite a simple fix actually. The error Powershell scripts won’t run or import because running scripts is disabled is because the execution policy within PowerShell is preventing it from running. From  and then […]

Get list of software installed from a remote computer WMI and PowerShell

Get list of software installed from a remote computer WMI and PowerShell Ever wanted to Get list of software installed from a remote computer via WMI and PowerShell  Open PowerShell and run the following command: Get-WmiObject -Class “Win32_Product” -ComputerName RemoteHost -Credential localhost\LocalUser | Export-CSV (Join-Path $home “SoftwareList.csv”) Now to understand how this all ties together. Get-WmiObject  -Class […]

Get list of software installed from a remote computer via WMIC from DOS

Get list of software installed from a remote computer Have you ever needed to get a quick local inventory of installed software across your network? You can use the WMIC command from the DOS CLI. Simply run the following command: wmic /user:”localhost\UserName” /password:”UsersPassword” /node:”RemoteHostname” product get name,version,vendor You can copy and paste this to a […]

Hyper-V 2012 R2 now supporting Generation 2 Linux VM’s!!!

Hyper-V 2012 R2 now supporting Generation 2 Linux VM’s!!! Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 R2 now supporting Generation 2 Linux VM’s!!! This alone will speed up the VM’s quite a bit by opening up some of the disk access bottlenecks that  Generation 1 VM’s suffer from. Check out: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn282285.aspx http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn531030.aspx My only current disappointment is that Ubuntu […]