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2017-11-16
CaptureDate.exe has been updated: it still displays an image file's capture date and time, but besides that, with the new optional /S switch it will also set the file's timestamp to the capture date and time.
2017-10-19
BootState.vbs and BootState.ps1 are the VBScript and PowerShell versions of BootState.exe.
2017-10-11
Hardware.hta has been updated: it can now run in WinPE and safe mode too (though it won't be able to get all the hardware details available in a "full" Windows environment).
2017-10-04
BootState.bat is the batch script version of BootState.exe.
2017-10-02
• For a project I needed to have my script check if Windows was booted normally or from a Windows PE DVD-ROM.
To detect Windows PE, just check if the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\MiniNT exists: if it does, you are running in WinPE (tip by Mitch Tulloch).
My new BootState.exe goes one step further: it not just checks for WinPE, it also checks for Safe Mode!

Thanks Mitch

 

 

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