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Windows: Certificate locations

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the Windows certificates MMC plugin allows to view and edit the most (expect the enterprise store) of the certificates Windows uses. But the location of the certificates is not really transparent.

Here is a list where those certificates resides physically.
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Powershell: Export/Convert a X509 Certificate to pem format

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powershell respectively the .NET framework does not offer a method to export a X509 certificate in PEM format. The pem format is a Base64 encoded view from the raw data with a header and a footer.

An example to export the machine certificate (with Thumbprint: 1C0381278083E3CB026E46A7FF09FC4B79543D) of an computer
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Powershell: Convert Hex to Int type

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short post today. Topic: convert a hex string to an integer type.
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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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Windows: Permit a limited user to run a schedule task defined by an Administrator

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This post is developed by the trial and error principle 😉 . Here you can find some background.

On Windows a User with just “normal” user rights cannot see and execute Tasks created from User with Administrator permissions. There are dozed of sites that describes that the permissions of an task can be changed by setting the filesystems rights in C:\Windows\System32\Tasks. But this won’t work since some early Versions of Windows 10 (IMHO 1607).
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