Sysprep: resolve the error: Windows could not finish System

Symptom After running a sysprep the following error is displayed during reboot. Resolution When the message appears, press Shift + F10 to open a DOS prompt. On the Hyper-V console, use the virtual keyboard of the host Enter the following commands to launch the Windows Setup Wizard: Complete the wizard by configuring Windows, when you …

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Windows Server Deduplication: reclaim disk space after deleting files

Presentation On a Windows Server volume where deduplication is enabled, when deleting files, the recovered space is not necessarily available immediately. In this article we will see how to recover the space immediately. Recover disk space Open a PowerShell command prompt as an administrator and enter the following command: Adapt the letter of the Volume …

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MPIO: Enable Path Check

By default this feature value is not enabled, the paths are checked during a problem. Open a PowerShell command prompt and enter the following command to check the status of PathVerificationState: Get-MPIOSetting   To enable path checking, enter the following command: Set-MPIOSetting -NewPathVerificationState Enabled Restart the server to take account of the configuration.

Delete a service on Windows

Delete service

In this tutorial, we will see how to remove a Windows service by the registry. Sometimes some software does not remove their service during the uninstall, here’s how. Open the Service Console and make sure it is shut down. Open the regedit registry editor. Go to the following location : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services then look for the …

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