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Cleaning a large Windows\assembly\temp folder

I found that one of my servers had very low free space on the C drive, and by using TreeSize I found that 9GB was being consumed by the folder C:\Windows\assembly\temp: This isn’t supposed to happen, the temp folder is … Continue reading

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PowerShell: Quick way to tell if a particular hotfix is installed – local and remote

A colleague just asked me if there was a quick and easy way to find out if a hotfix was installed on a Windows machine. The answer is “yes, use PowerShell”. Get-HotFix will list all the hotfixes installed on the computer. You … Continue reading

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Command line bulk rename using FOR

What with all the cleverness going on with PowerShell I still find it easier sometimes to just use the built in command prompt for some things. One such example was a recent download of 100 MP3 files from bleep.com, their … Continue reading

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