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PowerShell – Running a Program in Compatibility Mode

If you manually change the compatibility mode of an executable you will notice that this changes an item in the registry in the following location: HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers\ To take advantage of this from within a script: $wDir = $PSScriptRoot New-ItemProperty -Path “HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers\” -PropertyType String -Name “$wDir\[Program].exe” -Value “~ WIN7RTM” -Force Start-Process “$wDir\[Program].exe” -ArgumentList @( “-i”, …

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Drivers & Where to get them.

A few different resources for drivers from different sources around the web to facilitated deployments: Dell Cab Files HP Driver Packs HP SoftPaq Download Manager Lenovo Driver Packs SCConfigmgr.com also has a very cool scripted solution for downloading drivers which can also create driver packages automatically in SCCM I recommend checking them out because they …

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