PCRDump

When running into Bitlocker recovery issues I always used the tools PCPTool (written by Stefan Thom) and Win7PCRv2 (actually I couldn’t figure out who coded this one) to dump the TPM PCR registers. On some devices with newer Win 10 builds (1709 onwards) the tools were throwing errors. PCPTool complained about a too small buffer…

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Making file type associations enterprise ready

You may have noticed already that file type association has changed fundamentally in Windows 10. It is no longer possible for Administrators to set the default application for a certain file type dynamically. The only remaining option is, to create an XML file containing the desired FTA’s and import it using DISM (only valid for…

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Another Windows 10 version overview

This overview combines information from different TechNet/Blog/Support pages to have the most interesting values in one table. I will maintain this page from time to time. However, it could happen that some values are outdated. If so, please leave a comment and I will update the table. Therefore, always check the last modified date. Note,…

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Disassemble Powershell CMDLets

Ever wondered how the Microsoft guys code their powershell CMDLets? Ever wanted to take a peek at the implementation of a Powershell command? “Then take the red pill, stay in wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember: all I’m offering is the truth. Nothing more.” Everything starts with the Get-Command…

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