At my current employer we have to use Windows Server virtual machines as development environments. For me as a Linux fanboy, this is not a very nice experience, hence why not use WSL?
Posted March 1, 2022 by Adrian Wyssmann ‐ 4 min read
My son has a Surface Go Tablet which suddenly stopped booting. Even after trying to uninstall patches etc. I could not bring it back, so I decided to help him to get the data from the tablet, so he can use it.
Posted March 13, 2021 by Adrian Wyssmann ‐ 3 min read
I recently run into the problem that my Harddisk (250GB) run full. Especially when installing Visual Studio, different SDKs (.Net, Android, ...), Microsoft Office, etc. your disk space may become rare. The problem is not only because of the size of these software but also cause Windows is keeping a lot of (unnecessary) files in various locations.
Posted October 19, 2017 by Adrian Wyssmann ‐ 5 min read
Unattended installation is the possibility to install an operating system without human interaction. Principally it is the same for Windows and Linux: An "answer file" which describes the configuration is provided as an input for the installer. These "answer files" provide any kind of setup options including how to partition disks and what packages/features to install.
Posted April 12, 2017 by Adrian Wyssmann ‐ 4 min read
Powershell remoting enables to work on a remote computer as you may be used on Linux using ssh. In difference to Linux, where this is usually straight-forward, I find it a bit more complicated on Windows - however achievable. There are two was a remote PS connection can be established - via HTTP or HTTPS.
Posted March 11, 2017 by Adrian Wyssmann ‐ 6 min read