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Networking

Flush DNS

ipconfig /flushdns

Management Console

Disk Management

cmd > mmc > C:\windows\system32\diskmgmt

Allows you to see disk status.

In case of “failed redundancy”, try to select disk and “reactivate”; the disk should then start resynching.

Group Policy

mmc > C:\windows\system32\gpedit

Allows you to set system-wide properties, valid for all users.

Languages

Set default language:
For default language as English: set user environment variable “LANG” to “en”

Migrate user profiles

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList.

Windows 8

Launch explorer always in Desktop (can save trouble with Flash):
Internet options → Programs → Always open in desktop

Photo viewer instead of full-screen slideshow:
Program files → default programs → Windows photo viewer

windows.txt · Last modified: 2015/01/04 14:07 by johanndickson