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Windows: Languagepack Management with powershell

Hi,

great news 🙂 . Since Windows 11 22H2 a new powershell module is available for dealing with language packs.
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Windows: Determine Textencoding of a File

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if you are working with special characters (i.e. German Umlaute) within a Textfile it is importent to know with which text encoding (UTF8, ASCII…) a file is saved.
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Windows: Explorer cannot access a mounted network drive when connect is established with administrator permissions

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Windows has a security feature which prevents an User from accessing network drives mounted in a cmd.exe or powershell when they are started elevated.

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Windows: Edit Trusted sites when internet explorer was removed

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the internet explorer has reached end of life and should , due to security considerations, be removed from any Windows system.
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Windows: Sysprep error “Machine is in an invalid state or we couldn’t update the recorded state.”

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when during the execution of sysprep the error message “A fatal error occured while trying to sysprep machine” is shown check the setupact.log and setuperr.log in “C:\windows\system32\sysprep\panther”.
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