Category Archives: Windows knowhow

Howto do some things in Windows

Windows: Determine who and why shuts down Windows

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to determine who shuts down Windows the system log can be filtered for the Event Id 1074 (Source User32).
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Powershell: Customize the prompt

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the default prompt of the powershell is “PS” and the current working directory:
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Powershell: Run a (init) script when powershell starts

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if have some own aliases or functions defined which should be loaded when powershell starts you can create a startup script.
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Windows: Working with the powershell command history

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like the UNIX bash shell, the Windows powershell also has a history which commands were executed.

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Windows: A powershell tail “clone”

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UNIX has some useful tools. One of it is tail. Often used to monitor changes (appends) within a file in real time.
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