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Windows 10


  • Extract MSI archive: msiexec /a PathToMSIFile /qb TARGETDIR=DirectoryToExtractTo
  • Change machine hostname with no capslock: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\ComputerName\ComputerName
  • Change network name: secpol.msc > Network List Manager Policies > Connection Name
  • Modern Standby: Check S states
  • Webcam: Disable Frame server mode: (source)
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Media Foundation\Platform create DWORD EnableFrameServerMode with 0
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows Media Foundation\Platform create DWORD EnableFrameServerMode with 0
  • Remove “Folders” from This PC, remove sub-folders of:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace\
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace
    • Source
  • Manage a service: net start/stop servicename

Control Panel / Settings

Open performances options panel

You can’t open this panel if you’re not an admin (System > Advanced system settings). Instead, start C:\Windows\System32\SystemPropertiesPerformance.exe.

Reinstall Setting app - Setting app doesn’t open

Taken from this website: open a PowerShell admin command line and execute Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

Commande line shortcuts

Start a software

Cmd /k : do not close automatically

UWP app: start shell:AppsFolder\Microsoft.Windows.Photos_8wekyb3d8bbwe!App and replace name with UWP name in .\AppData\Local\Packages\

Source: Stakeoverflow - CALL command vs. START with /WAIT option

Scheduled task: run a task on-demand

schtasks /Run /TN "task name"