Archive of posts with category 'Windows'

Nice Windows 10 Trick

To find the info about a motherboard in a windows computer, open a terminal and run this:

Making a Windows 10 Bootable USB Drive

I’m trying to update some computers to Windows 10. I have an iso file with windows 10 on it. I could write it to a dvd, but most of the computers I’m updating no longer have dvd players. I’d like to write it to a usb drive and boot from that. Over the past few days, I’ve found that this is a problem with windows 10 because there is one file, sources/install.wim that’s over 4gb. My systems will only boot from a fat or fat32 partitioned drive. On those drives, 4gb is the maximum file size. I also normally work on a mac, so I was trying to find a way to make these bootable usb drives on my mac. I was not successful. The key to making this work is to use a windows program called split-windowsImage. Here’s what I did, though making the NTFS filesystem on my usb drive was not necessary.

Connecting to a Windows Remote Desktop from Linux

Our linux systems have xfreerdp installed. We can use that to connect to a windows desktop from linux. The command to use is:

The credentials are correct…

I had a problem where one user could not login to our windows server 2012 computer. The error message that I got was:

Deleting Autorun.inf Files

I don’t know why Windows 7 or the antivirus software I have, doesn’t let me delete autorun.inf files. To delete the file, do the following: