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How To Use PowerShell to Export Scheduled Tasks

Introduction We all know what a pain it is to have to recreate scheduled tasks on Windows when moving to new systems or restoring crash or corrupted systems. Making a backup of these tasks is always good to do, so why not do this with PowerShell and make things much simpler. The Code The script is fairly simple Define a new-object Connect to the object on the server Get the contents of the tasks folder... read more

Use PowerShell to Get Drive List and Capacity

  Introduction Just a simple post with PowerShell. Had a bunch of Windows servers that needed to get a list of local drives and display the size of the drive and the freespace on the drives in GB. To achieve that decided to use Win32_LogicalDisk call in PowerShell. select a few of the available fields and do a little math. The Code What is Win32_LogicalDisk? The Win32_LogicalDisk WMI class represents... read more

Installing HuffyUV on Windows 10 64 Bit

Introduction this is not a long post but I it hopefully is a helpful post. Huffyuv is a very fast, lossless Win32 video codec. “Lossless” means that the output from the de-compressor is bit-for-bit identical with the original input to the compressor. It is a video codec I use a lot with video restorations using VirtualDub. In this post we will cover installing the 32 and 64 bit versions.... read more

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Professional 12.9 Review

Introduction We have all ran into an issue before. Accidentally formatted an SD card or deleted important files (pictures, documents, etc..) and feared the worst. Years ago that may have been the case for home users not so savvy on getting data back using Linux tools and other such tools, until software developers started improving the tools available to us at a reasonable price. In this review we will be... read more

SSL Cert Errors on Windows 10 When Installing Python 3 PIP and Python Modules Resolution

Introduction Recently ran into an issue when trying to install Python PIP using get-pip.py and Python modules using PIP. The error I was receiving was WARNING: Retrying (Retry(total=4, connect=None, read=None, redirect=None, status=None)) after connection broken by ‘SSLError(SSLCertVerificationError(1, ‘[SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed: unable to get local issuer... read more

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