PowerShell: Get information for an update installation when it is started, finished, and how long take

Microsoft’s updates never end. According to some system administrators, this is a headache. According to some system administrators, it is necessary for security. Although you are working with too many updates, in some cases you may need detailed information about the update installation. When did the update begin? When was the update installed? How long was the update set up?

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What is Superfetch and how it will be closed

If you are using Windows 10, the Windows operating system automatically turns Superfetch off or on according to the speed of the current hardware. You do not have to deal with it. If you like control, you can turn off Superfetch by following the steps below.

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Test multiple URLs with PowerShell Script

If you are a web application administrator or you are building infrastructure, you may need to work with many URLs and test them at the same time.

This script allows you to create URLs with .txt documents or web address parameters you write and test them with Internet Explorer or Chrome. It also allows you to get test results as .log.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need a similar script or if you have any problems.
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#Script starts here

#Get country and language codes with fr/fr format
#$counlang = Get-Content ‘C:\script\counlang.txt’
# Test Country and Language
$counlang = “noo/no”,”no/no”,”fi/en”,”fi/tr”

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Useful 10 WQLs Query for SCCM Collections #2

 

Let’s continue with handy WQLs. I continue to share WQLs that many companies have used in their SCCM project and consulting. Do not hesitate to contact me if you have WQLs that you have in mind, or if you need them.

Enjoy!

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Useful 10 WQLs Query for SCCM Collections #1

 

Collections are basement of SCCM administration. I want to share some useful WQL for get more detailed environment.

Enjoy!

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Windows 8 is not getting updates (Solution)

Windows 8 is not getting updates. What are the symptoms, how to understand and resolve?

I check the WUAHandler.log file.

CWuaHandler::SetCategoriesForStateReportingExclusion called with E0789628-CE08-4437-BE74-2495B842F43B;E0789628-CE08-4437-BE74-2495B842F43B,A38C835C-2950-4E87-86CC-6911A52C34A3; for leaves and E0789628-CE08-4437-BE74-2495B842F43B,A38C835C-2950-4E87-86CC-6911A52C34A3; for bundles        WUAHandler        23.1.2013 16:30:51        3764 (0x0EB4)

Scan results will include all superseded updates.        WUAHandler        23.1.2013 23:56:00        2904 (0x0B58)

Search Criteria is ((DeploymentAction=* AND Type=’Software’ AND CategoryIDs contains ‘0FA1201D-4330-4FA8-8AE9-B877473B6441′) OR (DeploymentAction=* AND Type=’Software’ AND CategoryIDs contains ‘2EE2AD83-828C-4405-9479-544D767993FC’) OR (DeploymentAction=* AND Type=’Software’ AND CategoryIDs contains ‘BFE5B177-A086-47A0-B102-097E4FA1F807′) OR (DeploymentAction=* AND Type=’Software’ AND CategoryIDs contains ‘E6CF1350-C01B-414D-A61F-263D14D133B4′) OR (DeploymentAction=* AND Type=’Software’ AND CategoryIDs contains ‘CD5FFD1E-E932-4E3A-BF74-18BF0B1BBD83’))        WUAHandler        23.1.2013 23:56:00        2904 (0x0B58)

Async searching of updates using WUAgent started.        WUAHandler        23.1.2013 23:56:00        2904 (0x0B58)

Async searching completed.        WUAHandler        23.1.2013 23:56:11        404 (0x0194)

Successfully completed scan.        WUAHandler        23.1.2013 23:56:11        2904 (0x0B58)

I checked the update.log file and everything seems to be working correctly

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