Local Or Remote Disk Clean With PowerShell

Local Or Remote Disk Clean With PowerShell

I came across an interesting script on Reddit /r/PowerShell recently. It was an answer to a request for a remote disk clean script that could run across a network. Looking at the code I decided the script could do with a little tidy up and rewrite.

Create A Windows 10 Bootable USB Flash Drive For UEFI

Create A Windows 10 Bootable USB Flash Drive For UEFI

In this post I show you how to create a Windows 10 bootable USB flash drive for UEFI. The instructions equally apply to Windows 8.1, 8, 7 or even Vista but not XP as it does not allow creating UEFI boot disks.

Windows Update Agent Utility (wuauclt.exe)

Windows Update Agent Utility (wuauclt.exe)

The Windows Update Utility, wuauclt.exe, documentation from Microsoft is more than a little sparse. The utility comes with no help switch, status or output when it is used. This is a utility I’ve bumped heads with a lot in the past so I’ve put together this post to hold the information I’ve found.

Block Windows 10 Upgrade

Block Windows 10 Upgrade

In an earlier post I wrote about how to force the Windows 10 upgrade through Windows Update. In this post I will show you how to block Windows 10 upgrade from Windows Update.

Force The Windows 10 Upgrade With Windows Update

Force The Windows 10 Upgrade With Windows Update

In an earlier post I outlined how to use the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool to download Windows 10. While handy for doing a multiple installs or a clean install, what if you just want to apply the Windows 10 upgrade through Windows Update? In this post I will outline what you need to do to use Windows Update to download the Windows 10 upgrade and apply it to your computer alone.

Windows 10 Media Creation Tool Hiccups - Something Happened?!

Windows 10 Media Creation Tool Hiccups - Something Happened?!

If you’ve run the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool from Microsoft you may well have run into the infamous and cryptic Something Happened error. Don’t feel alone. The internet is awash with people who are in the same frustrating boat you are in.