Powershell – Check and find the product GUID of an installed MSI setup

The product code is the unique GUID of identifying an application or product release; In other words, different versions and languages of Product must have different product codes. Also, ProductCode can be used to query feature state, and product state. For example, installer API “MsiQueryFeatureStateEx()” and “MsiQueryProductState()”, etc. Read More …

Enabling Powershell Remoting

To enable Powershell remoting, you need run the following cmdlet: Enable-PSRemoting In workgroup environments, enable classic mode authentication for network Read More …

Microsoft – Change the Computer Name (Command Line)

Sometimes we could have the need to rename a Windows system not from the usual GUI, but using command line (cmd.exe). Actually, this can be achieved by using the wmic command to rename a windows computer from command line. Read More …

Enable WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation)

Send Us a Sign! (Contact Us!) Show More Info This article has total words. (Including header) WMI comes installed on Read More …

Common WMI queries

Below are some common WMI Queries that we have used, both during OSD (Operating System Deployment), startup/logon scripts or similar Read More …

Error “The RPC server is unavailable”

Symptoms You are getting the following warnings in summary reports: “Warning Failed to process DC: xxxxxxx.domain.local. The error is: Failed Read More …

Exchange 2010 SP3 Error – The IIS 6 WMI Compatibility component is required

If you attempt to install Exchange Service Pack 3 on an Exchange server that is currently running Service Pack 1 Read More …

WMI Application Error 1000 on Windows Server 2008 R2

In this error case we can see, in Event Viewer on our production server, the following error/errcode: App: E ‘Thu Read More …

Check Exchange Database Size with PowerShell scripting

Checking your Exchange database size in PowerShell is key in several scripting scenarios, such as creating mailboxes in the smallest Read More …