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Windows: Enable Windows Subsystem for Linux

Hi,

these are the steps to enable WSL (2) on Windows 10 >= 2004.

Open Powershell with administrator permissions (right click) and install the features VirtualMachinePlatform and Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux.
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Windows: Capture a network trace with builtin tools (netsh)

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Windows Event tracing also supports the capturing of network traffic which can be reed by Wireshark, Microsoft Network Monitor or the Microsoft Message Analyzer.

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Powershell: Change the title of the powershell window from a script

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sometimes it would be nice to see the status of a script in the title of the powershell window.
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Windows: Manage applications with winget

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winget is a new tool from microsoft which acts as a package manager like apt, zypper or yum.

Installing winget (latest version on 26.01.2021 is 0.2.3162 Preview)
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Windows: Sysprep fails with “Package xy installed for a user, but not provisioned for all users”

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when you call sysprep and it fails (logfile C:\windows\System32\sysprep\panther\setuperr.log) with an error “Package xy installed for a user, but not provisioned for all users” you have to remove those packages from the user profile.

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