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Add and remove local printer and driver through the command line. Can be used in scripts or packages. Before adding the printer, setup port and restart the Print Spooler service.
rundll32 printui.dll PrintUIEntry /if /b "ETIAM Print-in" /f "%ProgramFiles%\Etiam\Print-In\Driver\Print-in.inf" /r "PrintIn Port" /m "ETIAM Print-in" /q rundll32 printui.dll PrintUIEntry /Xs /n "ETIAM Print-in" comment "ETIAM virtual printer" location "http://www.etiam.com" /q
rundll32 printui.dll PrintUIEntry /dl /n "ETIAM Print-in" /q rundll32 printui.dll PrintUIEntry /dd /m "ETIAM Print-in" /q
Two ways to access the Credential Manager, command line and GUI.
cmdkey.exe rundll32.exe keymgr.dll, KRShowKeyMgr
Easy way to get the Computer Model when assigning and installing specific drivers to the Windows Image with ConfigMgr or MDT.
WMIC CSProduct get Name
Remove the annoying and time consuming first logon (OOBE) screen on Windows 8.
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon] "EnableFirstLogonAnimation"=dword:00000000
A quick guide to make an USB Flash Drive bootable. This is usefull if you use Microsoft Windows installation images.
Open Command Prompt as an Administrator and go to town with these command steps:
diskpart list disk (note the drive number of the USB flash drive) select disk "drive number" clean create part pri - NOTE: if flash drive is larger than 32Gb use size=32000 or 16000 to limit size of partition for FAT32 file system select part 1 format fs=fat32 quick active exit
Now the USB flash drive is ready for a Windows installation image
Start Remote Assistance in Windows from the Command Line. You can also request help or offer your skills as an expert.
"%windir%\system32\msra.exe" /offerra "%windir%\system32\msra.exe" /novice "%windir%\system32\msra.exe" /expert
Create a shortcut and enter first command line, shown above, as the target. Remember to elevate/run as if you are using differenced user accounts
Here are a few examples of the most common Icacls commands, that I use in Command Shell, to give further access.
icacls.exe "[folder]" /grant *S-1-5-32-545:(OI)(CI)F icacls.exe "[folder]" /grant *S-1-5-32-545:(OI)(CI)M icacls.exe "[path][file]" /grant *S-1-5-32-545:F icacls.exe "[path][file]" /grant *S-1-5-32-545:M
For a complete list of ‘Well-known security identifiers’ (SIDs) please visit Microsoft.
Note: Icacls are build into Windows Vista, Windows 7 & Windows 8 and equivalent Windows Servers
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