vmware upgrade 6.5 alerted for removal of VIBS

I had ran this command: esxcli software profile install -p ESXi-6.5.0-20171004001-standard -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODU to upgrade to the latest version of 6.5 vmware ESXi and I got this message: [Exception] You attempted to install an image profile which would have resulted in the removal of VIBs [‘HPE_bootbank_hpe-cru_650.6.5.8.24-1.4240417’, ‘HPE_bootbank_hponcfg_6.0.0.4.4-2.4.2494585’, ‘HPE_bootbank_scsi-hpvsa_5.5.0.102-1OEM.550.0.0.1331820’, ‘HPE_bootbank_hpe-esxi-fc-enablement_650.2.6.10-4240417’, ‘HPE_bootbank_hptestevent_6.0.0.01-01.00.5.2494585’, ‘HPE_bootbank_hpe-ilo_650.10.0.1-24.4240417’, ‘HPE_bootbank_ssacli_2.65.7.0-6.5.0.4240417’, ‘HPE_bootbank_hpbootcfg_6.0.0.02-02.00.6.2494585’, ‘HPE_bootbank_hpe-smx-provider_650.03.11.00.17-4240417’, ‘HPE_bootbank_amshelper_650.10.6.0-24.4240417’, ...

vmware 6.5 upgrade failed with no space left on device

I was running the upgrade on my HP microserver Gen 8 ESXi host, and it threw an error: [root@esx1:~] esxcli software profile update -p ESXi-6.5.0-20171004001-standard -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODU CTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml [InstallationError] [Errno 28] No space left on device vibs = VMware_locker_tools-light_6.5.0-0.23.5969300 Please refer to the log file for more details. [root@esx1:~] I ended up having to install ...

Gigabyte P35X V6 review vs my Desktop PC with 970 GTX

So I got one of the new laptop from Gigabyte. I chose it because it was not gaming looking, which tended to have lots of colors, and weird angles. I also went to Microcenter and touched a few 1070GTX laptops first (not the P35X, as they do not stock them). They (Asus and MSI brands) ...

easyazon discount code only $17

I got lucky, and thanks to warrior forum, I found a link from cyber monday to get the plugin for $17! You can use this link: https://boostwp.samcart.com/products/easyazon-pro-multi-rights-cyber-monday-special

Windows 10 1607 anniversary update broke my RC6 remote KODI/XBMC

My RC6 remote up and broke on my when I updated Windows 10 to update 1607 ‘anniversary’ edition in Windows 10 on my Intel NUC. Long story short, I found out what it was, huzzah! This was the remote I used: coupled with this older So I had some free time to dig around on ...

Windows 10 or 8 System Interrupts causing high CPU usage

Windows 10 or 8 System Interrupts causing high CPU usage
I had a few laptops where the system interrupt process was consuming 10-15% CPU. The one thing that seemed to have worked was disabling ‘turn on fast startup’ in the power settings. Hit your start button and type power options and click on the power options. Left side, ‘chose what the power buttons do’ click ...

Running batch and powershell scripts as administrator

WINDOWS – RUN BATCH AND PS AS ADMINISTRATORS. This works for Windows 7 and newer. I tested on Windows 7 and 10 64bit and 32bit. This is a faster vbs version of the below script: net sess>NUL 2>&1||(echo.CreateObject^(“Shell.Application”^).ShellExecute”%~0″,,,”RunAs”,1 >”%TEMP%\%~nx0.vbs”&WScript “%TEMP%\%~nx0.vbs”&del “%TEMP%\%~nx0.vbs”&exit) #RUNNING CMD/BAT files as administrator, place this at the top of script after @echo ...

creating batch file to kick off powershell script in different versions of windows with different commands

I needed the ability to have a powershell script execute specific ways for specific versions of windows, so after some googling, I hodge podged this. Essentially you will run this script first, as a cmd, or batch file: @echo off setlocal for /f "tokens=4-5 delims=. " %%i in ('ver') do set VERSION=%%i.%%j REM Windows 10 ...

Disabling UAC in Windows 10 but keeping built in apps working like metro apps and edge

If you need to disable UAC, but want to keep the ability to use built in metro apps, like Edge, you can run this: cmd /c REG ADD “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System” /v ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin /t REG_DWORD /d 00000000 /f cmd /c REG ADD “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System” /v PromptOnSecureDesktop /t REG_DWORD /d 00000000 /f If you want some specifics on what ...

Create batch file to run with elevated permissions to activate windows 10

I had a task of automating Windows 10 upgrades from Windows 7, and one key thing I needed to do was allow for UAC to exist, AND be able to run batch scripts, or powershell scripts as Administrator. Also known as elevated permissions. I created a bat file with these contents: set mydir=%~dp0 Powershell -Command ...