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Saying goodbye to an old friend

Not in English, but courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

The above screenshot should be familiar to many, many people. I cannot recall the number of times I have seen it over the years since Windows 7 launched in 2009. 630 palabras más


[UPDATED] Microsoft Windows and Office ISO Download Tool

This tool allows an easy and comfortable way to download genuine Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 disk images (ISO) directly from Microsoft’s servers, as well as Office 2010, Office 2013, Office 2016, Office 2019, Expression Studio and Office for Mac. 38 palabras más


Chocolatey and TLS since early 2020

I was upgrading a few older systems that had been off-line for quite a while.

When installing Chocolatey, I bumped into this error:

C:\bin>"%SystemRoot%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe" -NoProfile -InputFormat None -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(''))" && SET "PATH=%PATH%;%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\chocolatey\bin"
Exception calling "DownloadString" with "1" argument(s): …
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Power User

How to Securely Use Windows 7 in 2020

The security updates for Windows 7 operating systems are no longer available from Microsoft. Now the Windows 7 is considered like Windows XP since it has nothing to protect the user data and computer essential system files. 587 palabras más


Fast Easy way to Create USB Boot'able

Fast Easy way to Create USB Boot’able



diskutil unmount

Disk /dev/disk2 sudo dd if=/dev/disk2 bs=64k


diskutil list

diskutil unmountDisk /dev/disk2

sudo dd of=/dev/disk2

Restores compressed image and write /dev/disk2 ###

sudo sh -c 'gunzip -c backup.disk.img.dd.gz | dd of=/dev/disk2'

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