wget for Windows Server core

I'm setting up a new IIS role on a new install of Windows Server 2019 core and I needed to grab a file from a remote webserver. My go-to for this would be the powershell alias wget. This is just an alias for Invoke-WebRequest. Problem, on Server Core is that it requires the Internet Explorer engine - which isn't going to be available on Server Read More

Tool: bitcalc – A Bit Calculator in .NET

Convert between bits/bytes/kilobits/kilobytes/megabits/megabytes/gigabits/gigabytes What is it? This is completely based on Matisse.net's online bitcalc tool: http://www.matisse.net/bitcalc/ Enter in an amountof units and click calculate. For example, in the screenshot, I entered in 1024 gigabytes. The calculator converts 1024GB to bits, bytes, kilobits, Read More

Windows Update – Error number: 0x8DDD0018

When attempting to run Windows Update the following message appears: ‘Error number: 0x8DDD0018.’ This message states that the Automatic Updates, BITS, and Event Log services must be started, but they are all started and WinUpdates still fails.

Run this command from a command prompt:

regsvr32.exe wuaueng.dll