Category Archives: Windows

Windows tips, howtos, scripts

Windows 10: Solve start issues

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when you transfer your Windows 10 Installation to another PC or disk and you get an error
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Windows: IIS is disabled but Windows still listen at Port 80/443

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a customer had the problem that he disables the IIS service (w3svc) but Windows still listens at port 443.

D:\> sc query w3svc
SERVICE_NAME: w3svc
        TYPE               : 20  WIN32_SHARE_PROCESS
        STATE              : 1  STOPPED
D:\> netstat -an|findstr /i 443
  TCP    0.0.0.0:443            0.0.0.0:0              LISTENING

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Windows: Bring an Application/Program back to the main screen

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when you run your Laptop/Notebook in different environments, with one Screen or two screens or more then 2 screens, it sometimes happens that an application is openend on a screen which is currently not connected and therefore the application is not visible at the desktop, just in the taskbar.

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Windows: Start an Windows APP from command line


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this post describes how to start a Windows App from command line. Windows Apps cannot be started by calling the exe file in the C:\program files\WindowsApps\xxx folder. This can/must be done my using the explorer.exe.

The Syntax is


C:\> explorer.exe shell:appsFolder\%PackageFamilyNameOfTheApp%!%AppId%

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Windows: Download appx packages from Microsoft Store (Example install the new Windows Terminal offline)

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the store itself does not have an option to download appx packages directly from the Windows store.
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