Apps to look at…
Cmder: Console emulator (i.e. alternative to cmd.exe) that doesn't suck
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.
Clink: GNU Readline for cmd.exe. Extendable via a Lua API.
https://gist.github.com/ryancdotorg/9f557d3513710ce91aed: FAT32 file fragmenter.
Upgrading WSL to Ubuntu 16.04: Tips on upgrading Windows for Linux (WSL) to Ubuntu 16.04.
Running Docker inside WSL via Docker for Windows: Setup Docker userspace inside Windows for Linux (WSL), connect to Docker for Windows running outside of WSL. Let's you interact w/ Docker inside Linux userspace, while on Windows.