Tag Archives: microsoft

Update Visual Studio Code Updates Settings with PowerShell

By | 2022-Jun-02

On Windows systems, Visual Studio Code settings are stored in a subfolder of the User profile. %APPDATA%\Code\User\settings.json There is no global settings file, so if you are deploying in an enterprise environment where updates are managed with something like Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune), you might wish to disable VSCode’s update check so it doesn’t nag… Read More »

Demystifying Microsoft Endpoint Manager Win32 App Deployments

By | 2022-May-12

Some aspects of traditional Windows application (win32) deployment using Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune) can be frustratingly elusive. Understanding a few things about the program environment and detection capabilities will help you be more successful with this tool. Please note that in this context, “win32” refers to native Windows applications, not 32-bit applications vs. 64-bit applications.… Read More »

Removing AppX Packages with PowerShell

By | 2021-Feb-25

Uninstalling an AppX package will remove it from the current user’s start menu and applications list, but it will continue to appear for other users unless the AppX provisioned package is also removed. This script should be run in an Administrative PowerShell. It loops through a comma-separated list of AppX package names and (a) removes… Read More »

Adding Registry Keys and Values with PowerShell

By | 2021-Feb-25

This script interrogates the registry to determine if the user-defined subkey exists. If the key does not exist, it will be created. It will then create or update values according to a user-defined array containing lists of value names, values, and types: Obtain this script by cloning or downloading from GitHub where it is licensed… Read More »