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Suppress Reboot When Updating VMware Tools

Today I found two ways to avoid rebooting a virtual machine when updating its vmware tool. This helps me to save time when I do not have to coordinate time with the owner of the servers. Using Advanced Option After click on the Install/Upgrade Tools, enter the following command to suppress the reboot. /S /v/qn …

Error – Another version of this product is already installed

Today, I got an weird error message when trying to remove/install Adobe Pro XI on a user’s machine. It said that another version of this product is already installed. Here’s the symptom. The app is installed but no icon is shown up in Start Menu No icon in Add/Remove Program The GUID is under HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall All …

Restore User Registry

Today I did a bad mistake on a user machine. After loading the user’s HKCU in regedit to check for some settings, I accidentally deleted it. After that, the user cannot login to the machine because her profile was corrupted. I tried to run the system restore but that did not help at all. Ah… I finally …

Remove a printer

In our Microsoft Office 365 v2016 C2R deployment , we have to delete the local “Send To OneNote 2013” printer. This printer was created when we installed Office 2013. After a little bit of searching, I found out 3 ways to delete a printer. Using command line You can use the command to remove a printer. Local printer: rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /dl /n “printer-name” /q Network printer: rundll32 …