Category: Windows

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Check if your system is Hyper-V compatible

Here are the steps to check if your hardware / PC support Hyper V  The steps are as follows : 1. Open Run​2. Type msinfo323. Following window will pop-up4. Look out for Hyper V section (highlighted) 5. If all Hyper V options are marked as YES, then you’re good to go. In my case, Virtualisation Enabled in…
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What’s in Windows Registry?

The registry is a system-defined database in which applications and system components store and retrieve configuration data. The data stored in the registry varies according to the version of Microsoft Windows. The kernel, device drivers, services, SAM, user interface and third-party applications can all make use of the registry. There are five predefined root keys in Windows…
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Configuring Licenses Using SLMGR

Microsoft’s command-line licensing tool is slmgr.vbs. The name actually stands for Windows Software Licensing Management Tool. SLMgr script allows users to query the current installation and see details about Windows 7/8 installation and its activation and licensing status. Most of the licensing operating in Windows 8 can be done via a graphical user interface. If you’re…
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Windows Boot Process

I’m graphically representing Windows Boot Process. The process may slightly vary depending upon the type and version of the Windows Operating System. 

Packer – Creating OS Images in Azure

Packer is an open-source tool that enables you to create identical machine images for multiple platforms from a single source template. A common use case is creating “golden images” that teams across an organization can use in cloud infrastructure. Ref. : Packer by HashiCorp For customization of Azure, refer: Azure arm – Builders | Packer…
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