Windows Server 2019 – shutdown event tracker shows at every login when RDP to server

While I was building a new server in which I was using storage pools I rebooted the system to check that the drives auto mounted, while doing this I found that I kept getting the shutdown event tracker when I logged in and it did not go away (this even occurred when using restart option) I look online for other things and found that someone else had this issue for 2016 and 2019, The solution open registry go to \HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Reliability backup .\DirtyShutdown .\DirtyShutdownTime Then delete those values...
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Failover Cluster manager – get list of Vm’s and if a VM has a DVD (iso file)

Powershell Get-ClusterGroup -Cluster 19-hv | ? {$_.GroupType –eq 'VirtualMachine' } | Get-VM | Get-VMDvdDrive   19-hv is the cluster name I have created VMName ControllerType ControllerNumber ControllerLocation DvdMediaType Path ------ -------------- ---------------- ------------------ ------------ ---- 19-RDSH SCSI 0 1 None 2016DC-1 SCSI 0 1 None 2019 SCSI 0 1 None Android IDE 1 0 ISO \\fs1\OS\Linux\android-x86-5.1-rc1.iso AzureADConnect2 SCSI 0 1 None CentOS-G1 IDE 1 0 None Domonitor SCSI 0 1 None exchange IDE 1 0 None FireflyIII IDE 1 0 None G2-testboot SCSI 0 1 None GMVault SCSI 0 1 None GW2 SCSI 0 1 None JenkinsTestServer IDE 1 0 None LanSweep SCSI 0 1 None leSSL1 IDE 1 0 None MCS2(Toms Server) IDE 1 0 None MCS3 SCSI 0 1 None MCS4 SCSI 0 1 None Mgmt1 SCSI 0 1 None MineOS-G1 IDE 1 0 None Observium SCSI 0 1 None ODSPSync SCSI 0 1 None PFsense SCSI 0 1 None PFSenseG1 IDE 1 0 None Proxmox-G1 IDE 1 0 None SharePoint 2019 SCSI 0 1 None Sharepoint1 SCSI 0 1 None SQL SCSI 0 1 None Steam-Cache SCSI 0 1 None SYSDeploy SCSI 0 2 None SYSDEPLOY1 IDE 1 0 None SYSWebM1 IDE 1 0...
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Office 365 – Azure backup remove recovery services vault

Within Azure I used the Azure Backup server I unregsitered the server I was using however backup items still displayed which prevent me removing the vault solution was to go to manage > backup infrastructure then under management servers click on Backup mananagement server and remove from there. If it is a single server backup under backup ingrastructure go to protected servers (azure backup agent) select server and choose delete Once removed you can then delete the recovery vault...
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VM kept a recovery checkpoint

Not sure why this occurred however I was planning to add a new drive to a vm, however could not add the new drive. Thinking back to an issue with a VM at work, on my VM exchange I tried to edit an existing drive on the VM and it mentions checkpoints exist. In poweshell I did get-vmsnapshot Exchange it mentioned it was a recovery checkpoint The command I used to remove it was get-vmsnapshot exchange | remove-vmsnapshot Below is a screenshot of the CMD/Powershell window ...
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Upgrade Server 2016 Evaluation to Full

If you try to change the product key with a retail key it would give the prompt "This edition cannot be upgraded" You can get the current version of the os by opening command prompt as admin and enter DISM /online /Get-CurrentEdition To get the list of editions it can be upgraded to DISM /online /Get-TargetEditions To upgrade Standard eval to Standard full use the generic product key within this command dism /online /set-edition:ServerStandard /productkey:WC2BQ-8NRM3-FDDYY-2BFGV-KHKQY /accepteula To upgrade Standard eval to Datacenter full or Datacenter eval to Datacenter full DISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerDatacenter /ProductKey:CB7KF-BWN84-R7R2Y-793K2-8XDDG /AcceptEula Once done restart your computer.(it can take a while to come back up as it will mention adding features Once logged in run this command winver.exe...
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