Category Archives: Windows knowhow

Howto do some things in Windows

rsync: Using rsync with puttyagent on Windows

Hi,

the often called question: Can I run rsync on Windows by using the putty agent?

Answer: Yes, but there a some steps to setup such an environment.
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Windows: Capture a network trace with builtin tools (netsh)

Hi,

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

Hi,

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

Hi,

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”

Hi,

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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