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Microsoft Issues Further Security Update on the 29th March

Update: 5th April 2018:
It has been documented that this update is failing to install on a large number of Windows 7 64 bit SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 systems. 176 more words

Security Advice

KB4100480 fixes a CVE in Windows 7, Embedded & Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 systems

Microsoft released yesterday a new KB, the new KB4100480 fixes a security hole (CVE-2018-1038). The update itself is only available for x64 systems. Microsoft itself doesn’t show much, a proper changelog is – as always – missing. 321 more words


Script to rebuild WMI repository

net stop winmgmt

cd %systemroot%\system32\wbem

rd /S /Q repository

regsvr32 /s %systemroot%\system32\scecli.dll

regsvr32 /s %systemroot%\system32\userenv.dll

mofcomp cimwin32.mof

mofcomp cimwin32.mfl

mofcomp rsop.mof

mofcomp rsop.mfl

for /f %%s in (‘dir /b /s *.dll’) do regsvr32 /s %%s… 22 more words

Windows Server 2008 R2

0x8024400E error with WSUS SP2

From a note a very long time ago: [WayBack0x8024400E error with WSUS SP2


  1. ensure you have at least KB2938066 installed.
  2. while upgrading WSUS, ensure you reboot the server after each update.
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Power User

Consolidating NTFS free space

For shrinking VM disk images, it’s important to consolidate NTFS free space towards the end of the this.

I’ve tried many tools, starting with defrag C: /X… 720 more words

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