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How to read the SCCM Service Window Schedule ID

If you sometimes need to access a clients SCCM WMI classes you may have viewed the service window class and wondered how to read that 16 character string that’s meant to be the service windows schedule, after a while of Googling and a fair bit of scribbling on paper how it works finally sunk in, and I thought I would write it up here to explain it in a way that allows the part of the world that can’t do binary maths in their heads to get in on the picture :). 721 more words


Why PDWORD is not a pointer to DWORD

Once upon a time the Delphi team lead decided that Delphi should contain declarations of C++ types like unsigned long for the sake of better C++ compatibility. 266 more words