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What is it with all the copycats?

The other day I was working behind my laptop and discovered the ‘Mail’ program. Because I normally use Outlook I figured that I wouldn’t need the mail program anymore. Little did I realize that it was actually part of a combination: ‘Mail and Calendar’ and I definitely wanted to keep the Calendar part, especially because it showed my upcoming appointments on the start menu. Unfortunately I only realized the obvious when it was too late and I was staring at a gaping hole in my start menu.

So how to get them back?  I searched online for a solution and discovered several websites which all provided a PowerShell command to “reinstall all default applications”. The only problem… the command was plain out wrong. So how could so many websites all miss out on the obvious?  Here’s my take…

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August 22, 2019 Posted by | Editorial, PowerShell | , , , | Comments Off on What is it with all the copycats?