Fast Easy way to Create USB Boot’able

Fast Easy way to Create USB Boot’able




diskutil unmount

Disk /dev/disk2 sudo dd if=/dev/disk2 bs=64k


diskutil list

diskutil unmountDisk /dev/disk2

sudo dd of=/dev/disk2

Restores compressed image and write /dev/disk2 ###

sudo sh -c ‘gunzip -c backup.disk.img.dd.gz | dd of=/dev/disk2’




sudo umount /dev/sdx1

sudo dd bs=4M if=/path/to/ubuntu-18.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso of=/dev/sdx status=progress oflag=sync


Windows Environment Commands

Windows Environment Commands

  • Change Proxy via Command



netsh winhttp set proxy proxy-server="proxy.:8080"
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]

reg import filename.reg


  • KMS Activation

KMS Keys –



cscript //B "%windir%\system32\slmgr.vbs" -ckms
cscript //B "%windir%\system32\slmgr.vbs" -skms [kms_server_name]:1688
Find KMS Server – nslookup -type=srv _vlmcs._tcp
cscript //B "%windir%\system32\slmgr.vbs" -skms –ipk <kms key>
cscript //B "%windir%\system32\slmgr.vbs" -skms –ato


  • Find User Account with ForeignSecurityPrincipal / SAMID


$pw = read-host "Enter password" -AsSecureString
connect-QADService -service ‘*’ -ConnectionAccount ‘domain\username’ -ConnectionPassword $pw
(get-QADObject -identity ‘S-1-5….’).DirectoryEntry.description


  • Show SAMID of user account


dsquery * -filter "&(objectcategory=user)(samaccountname=accountname)" -attr objectsid
dsquery * -filter "&(objectcategory=user)(samaccountname=*)" -attr objectsid -limit 100000000
dsget user "cn=username,OU=,DC=corpau,DC=com,DC=au" -sid


netsh int ipv4 show dynamicport tcp
netsh int ipv4 show dynamicport udp
netsh int ipv4 set dynamicport tcp start=10000 num=1000
netsh int ipv4 set dynamicport udp start=10000 num=1000

  • Find domain controllers

[source]netdom query dc[/source]

  • Windows Update


net stop wuauserv

wmic qfe list full /format:htable | findstr "KB2621440"

wmic qfe list full | findstr "KB2621440"


  • KMS


cscript //B "%windir%\system32\slmgr.vbs" -ckms
cscript //B "%windir%\system32\slmgr.vbs" -skms
Find KMS Server – nslookup -type=srv _vlmcs._tcp


  • Dsgets


dsquery ou domainroot

dsquery user -name Ja*

dsget uer CN=*,CN=*,DC=*,DC=*,DC=*,DC=com,DC=au -memberof -expand

dsquery user -name *| dsget user -memberof -expand

dsquery "DC=com,DC=au"  | dsget group -members


  • Systeminfo


systeminfo /S A* /U /P  findstr  "Processor"

WMIC CPU Get NumberOfCores,NumberOfLogicalProcessors /Format:List

WMIC CPU Get /Format:List


  • NSanity

c:\nsanity.exe -S snapmanager windows://ServerName

  • nmap

nmap -vv -P0 -sU -p123

  • Find Domain controllers


<strong>dsquery server</strong><strong> -hasfsmo</strong><strong> pdc</strong>

netdom query /d:domain pdc or dc


Windows 7 Backup Image Restore

IMPORTANT: Windows 7 Image Restore only restore the partition that the C: drive system files are located on. You will need to backup all other partitions to another physical location or media.

Backup the Workstation

1. Type SDCLT.exe in the RUN box to bring up the Backup and Restore program

2. Create a Full backup of all Partitions and SYSTEM STATE to another media

3. Create a System Repair Image

4. Burn System Image Backup to a DVD

5. Boot with System Restore CD

6. Select Restore from Image and Insert you Image Backup DVD

7. Boot to Windows and Restore all other volume..

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