Selecting different HAL during installation
A different HAL (e.g. Standard HAL instead of ACPI HAL) can be chosen on installation by hitting F5 during the Press F6 if you need to install a third party SCSI or RAID driver message.
# Force Group Policy Object update on a client machine: gpupdate
# Recursive directory removal rmdir /s /q [directory] # Remove desktop.ini files from a directory structure FOR /f %G in ('dir /b') do attrib %G\desktop.ini -h -s FOR /f %G in ('dir /b') do del %G\desktop.ini
# Display an energy efficiency report (Windows 7) powercfg /energy
Run application with administrative privileges
Ctrl+Shift+Enter when clicking on a shortcut will launch an application with administrative privileges. Works on Windows Vista and above. Usually brings up a User Account Protection (UAP) dialog.