Category Archives: Windows Scripts

Sample Script to manage Windows

VMware: Installing PowerCli from zip

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if you have an system which is not connected to the internet you cannot install PowerCli online .

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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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Powershell/Excel: Check if a excel document contains macros

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this script can be used to check if excel contains some active code. It opens the excel file in an safe way and looks for VB content and write the full file path to the console if macros are found.
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Windows: Get Disk Smartparameter and Health status

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in newer Versions of the Windows operating system you to not need additional tools to get the most important Harddisk smart parameters.
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