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mxpv / logging.reg
Created Jun 15, 2012
Turn on MSI verbose logging
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Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
mxpv / windows_build_numbers.txt
Last active Jul 22, 2022
Windows build numbers
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Windows Name or Service Pack Version Number
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Windows 1.0 1.04
Windows 2.0 2.11
Windows 3.0 3
Windows NT 3.1 3.10.528
Windows for Workgroups 3.11 3.11
mxpv / gist:2935715
Last active Apr 18, 2018
InstallShield Custom Actions notes
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Deferred Custom Actions

To adhere to the Windows Installer "Best Practices," all changes that are made to a system are in a "deferred" action.

A deferred execution custom action must be scheduled in the execute sequence table within the section that performs script generation.

Deferred execution custom actions must come after "InstallInitialize" and come

mxpv / gist:2987459
Created Jun 25, 2012
Open .msi installer file
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msiexec /a "setup.msi" /qb TARGETDIR=c:\temp
mxpv / gist:3141112
Created Jul 19, 2012
Disable all caps menu titles in Visual Studio 2012 RC
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Type DWord
Value 1
mxpv / gist:3295227
Created Aug 8, 2012
Turn off firewall on Windows Server Core edition
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netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state off
mxpv / ProcessUtil.cs
Created Sep 28, 2012
Process start helper utility with CancellationToken and async output reading support
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using System;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Diagnostics;
using System.Threading;
using Microsoft.Win32.SafeHandles;
namespace ConsoleApplication
public class ProcessUtil : IDisposable
mxpv / ExchangeServerBuildNumbers.txt
Last active Oct 12, 2015
Exchange Server build numbers
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Microsoft Exchange Server 4.0 4.0.837
Microsoft Exchange Server 4.0 (a) 4.0.993
Microsoft Exchange Server 4.0 SP1 4.0.838
Microsoft Exchange Server 4.0 SP2 4.0.993
Microsoft Exchange Server 4.0 SP3 4.0.994
Microsoft Exchange Server 4.0 SP4 4.0.995
mxpv / delete.bat
Last active Dec 14, 2015
Unable to delete file or Directory in Windows 7 or Vista
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ICACLS %DIRECTORY_NAME% /grant administrators:F /t
mxpv / gist:5187707
Last active Dec 15, 2015
Partition Type IDs
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For MBR-style partition, each partition will have one Partition Type ID.
System can tell the types of partitions by the ID, the following is the most frequently used Type ID.
0x07 NTFS
0x0B FAT32, used by DOS & Win95
0x0C FAT32 using LBA mode to access to FAT32 partition
0x01 FAT12
0x04 FAT16, less than 32 MB
0x06 FAT16, greater than 32 MB
0x0E FAT16 using LBA mode to access to FAT16 partition