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Clear “local cached” GPO settings

Sometimes, especially after a Domain migration, old GPOs remain cached on a client computer.
To remove those cached GPO files follow these steps: (more…)

WSUS Fails Initialization

Windows Server Update Services fails to start with a fairly generic error message.

  • Run elevated Command Prompt and issue the following command:

"C:\Program Files\Update Services\Tools\wsusutil.exe" postinstall /servicing

  • Restart “WSUS Service”

WinX Menu

Starting with Windows 8 Microsoft has a replacement/alternative “start menu” that is accessible via the Windows+X key.
If the Windows+X, or right-click Start, does not work then check path to these files/folders/apps menu items at: %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\WinX
If that folder does not exist try copying it from another user’s home/profile path.

To restore the “Start” button and menu options you can try this one liner from an “Administrator Command Prompt”:

dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup & dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth & sfc /scannow & pause

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