Category: Windows

Change mouse scroll direction in Windows

How to Reverse the mouse scroll direction in windows   TL;DR – Run regedit as an admin, search for “FlipFlopWheel” and replace the 0’s with 1’s, unplug and reinsert the mouse. Step-By-Step. Open Control Panel, double click “Mouse” to open the mouse properties windows, and then click on the “Hardware” tab. Select your mouse in […]

Windows update will not download updates

Windows update will not download updates – stuck at 0% downloading 1) Stop the Windows Update service. You might have to disable the service then restart your computer to be able to get it to stop. You might also have to stop the Application Experience service. 2) After that, delete everything within the C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder, […]

Installing windows features using a WIM file

Installing windows features using a WIM file. 1) use DISM to check which image in the file to use. DISM /get-wiminfo /wimfile:D:\sources\install.wim 2) start powershell powershell 3) Install feature install-windowsfeature xps-viewer -source wim:D:\sources\install.wim:2 (assuming image 2, which is server standard with GUI) Thanks, Malcolm

How to configure Server Core as Domain Controller

UNOFFICIAL Add-WindowsFeature AD-Domain-Services Import-Module ADDSDeployment Install-ADDSForest ` -CreateDnsDelegation:$false ` -DatabasePath “C:\Windows\NTDS” ` -DomainMode “Win2012” ` -DomainName “CHALMERS.net” ` -DomainNetbiosName “CHALMERS” ` -ForestMode “Win2012” ` -InstallDns:$true ` -LogPath “C:\Windows\NTDS” ` -NoRebootOnCompletion:$false ` -SysvolPath “C:\Windows\SYSVOL” ` -Force:$trye

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