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Office 365: Add Outlook shortout to explorer’s sendto context menu

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to simply send files by using the Windows Explorer sendto context menu you have to create an Outlook shortcut in the shell:sendto folder.
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Windows: Working with the linux subsystem (WSL)

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this post contains some examples on how to interact with the Windows Subsystem for Linux. For an installation howto see my previous post.
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Powershell: Write XML files with UNIX line endings

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if you want to create XML files with powershell which can be used on UNIX/Linux systems you need to write an own save function. Ths save() methode of the System.XML.XMLDocument class can only write Windows style XML files with Carriage return/New line endings.
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Windows: Lock the screen by command line

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there is no command line tool that can lock the screen, but it’s possible by calling the Win32 API function.
This can be done by Rundll32.exe
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Windows: Check if computer is joined to Azure AD

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if you want to check if a computer is joined ADFS and/or Azure AD use
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