Windows

Adding drivers to a Windows install image

If you need to add drivers to a Windows install USB then do this: 1. Copy the install.wim file from the USB stick to your local drive. (optional, to speed up the process) 2. Run the following command to mount the Windows image file. Assumes that you put the file in C:\temp and have created a C:\mount folder Dism /mount-wim /wimfile:C:\temp\install.wim /index:1 /mountdir:c:\mount 3. Add the drivers to the image. Assumes that the drivers are located in c:\temp\x64 Dism /Add-Driver /Image:"c:\mount" /Driver:"C:\temp\x64" /Recurse 4.

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.
  1. Open Control Panel, double click "Mouse" to open the mouse properties windows, and then click on the "Hardware" tab.
  2. Select your mouse in the list of devices then click on the properties button in the bottom right corner, just above the "Apply" and "Help" buttons.
  3. In the device properties dialogue window, click on the "Details" tab

Moving a Lightroom catalog from PC to Mac

Something along these lines, On your Windows PC
  1. Select File then Export to Catalog
  2. Select a name and location for the new export catalog
  3. Wait a long time for it to copy the catalog file and all your photos to the new location.
On your Mac
  1. Create a new Catalog in your desired location
  2. From the File menu choose Import from Another catalog
  3. Chose to either
    1. Import files and leave them where they are
    2. Copy files to another location and then import

Using diskpart on Windows to partition a USB stick

Open an elevated command prompt. Run diskpart <C:> diskpart DISKPART> list disk Note the disk number that corresponds to your USB drive, it should be obvious going by size. select disk X where X is the number from above select disk X list partition select partition 0 delete partition select partition 1 delete partition create partition primary exit Exit Command Prompt (type exit or just close the window) In Windows, go to Computer and try to open the disk.
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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, but not the folder itself. 3) Start the Application Experience service and enable Windows Update service. 4) Check for updates and try to download them.
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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
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