The Windows Update Troubleshooter by Microsoft
article #1155, updated 4 days ago

Here it is:

Categories:   Windows Installer and Updates   Windows OS-Level Issues


Connect PowerShell to Exchange Online / Office 365
article #804, updated 4 days ago

Contributed by the excellent Matt Quick:

$msolcred = get-credential
connect-msolservice -credential $msolcred
$Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri -Credential $msolcred -Authentication Basic –AllowRedirection
Import-PSSession $Session

Categories:   Exchange and Exchange Online   Office 365


DISM fixes Windows issues and performs cleanup
article #980, updated 10 days ago

Do this:

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

This handles a lot of SFC errors and others too.

Categories:   Windows OS-Level Issues   Cleanup


Reset Windows update system
article #897, updated 10 days ago

Here is a reset procedure.

net stop wuauserv
cd %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution
ren Download Download.old
net start wuauserv
net stop bits
net start bits
net stop cryptsvc
cd %systemroot%\system32
ren catroot2 catroot2old
net start cryptsvc

Categories:   Windows OS-Level Issues   


New database-less web site framework / CMS
article #1154, updated 12 days ago

Comes highly recommended:

Categories:   Web Methods   Web Servers


Make offline or static site copy of any web site
article #1153, updated 15 days ago

Wonderful tool, cross-platform:

Categories:   Web Methods   Tools


Citrix Receiver for Chrome
article #1152, updated 17 days ago

This was tough to find, but it appears current:

Categories:   Remote Access   


Delete Windows user profiles by command line: DELPROF2
article #1151, updated 17 days ago

This seems a very nice tool.

Categories:   Tools   


Windows printer management using built-in VBS scripts at the command line
article #837, updated 20 days ago

From Windows 7 on, Microsoft has thoughtfully provided us with VBS scripts for command-line printer management, here:


In this dot on the globe, we go to the following system folder to see them all, there are several:


To delete printer named ASDF:

cscript C:\Windows\System32\Printing_Admin_Scripts\en-US\prnmngr.vbs -d -p "ASDF"

Categories:   Printers & Printing   


Cross-Platform Flowchart Application a la Visio
article #1150, updated 20 days ago

Two immediately appear very attractive:

Categories:   Tools   New and Interesting Apps