Pause Windows Task Manager

I just accidentally came across an interesting trick that I think is nifty. In Windows 7 (and possibly previous versions of Windows), you can press and hold the Control key down, and pause task manager from refreshing.

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Running ccmsetup synchronously

I recently ran into a situation where my MDT task sequence was failing due to a couple failed application installs. The symptom was a return value of 1 coming from our Office 2007 and Office Communicator 2005 app installs. I finally checked out the setup log file for Office 2007, …

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