@pcgeek86: run the VHD in a Hyper-V VM and update the VHD here
[14:37] How to install Windows to a VHD
this is too ugly. I always comvert the WIM into a VHD with this script Convert-Windows
Image.ps1 (https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Convert-WindowsImageps1-0fe23a8f). Now I add the VHD to boot menu with this Freeware tool: http://neosmart.net/EasyBCD/
[19:50] VHD downside - if they don't get booted often, you need to apply lots of update
since Win8, DISM can Mount VHDs, so you can Mount them add add the update packages to the VHD without booting it.
@MagicAndre1981: Checking on the email alias issue and OneDrive link problem now, thanks for pointing those out.
any update? I still get the Undeliverable mail. Is anyone else seeing this or I'm blocked now (for asking too much stuff)
thanks. I discovered the tool last year in the RSS feed, but I was lost in the UI.
I'll play with the tool a bit the next days
yeah, depends.exe is still part of the WDK (the Version is 2.2.10586.0).
You for got the F7 Profile function, which I use most of the time in depends.exe. The Ask the Performance Team Blog posted a guide some time ago:
Nov 19, 2015 at 1:06PM
[11:38] Stuck in a "Checking for Updates" mode
this has nothing to do with time. the more dates you have installed the longer WU hangs at checking for superseded updates.
Microsoft already provided an update for Win7/8.1 to fix this:
Installing and searching for updates is slow and high CPU usage occurs in Windows 7
Installing and searching for updates is slow and high CPU usage occurs in Windows 8.1
MS also had plans to release a cumulative update rollup for Win7 to workaround the issue, but it looks like this won't happen.
Oct 09, 2015 at 1:54PM
when you use Rufus you can also use Home or Pro to create a WinToGo drive: