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If a colleague's PC crashes, Windows will restart into start-up recovery.  The problem here is that start-up recovery often makes an even bigger mess of the computer by removing it from AD.  These commands disable Windows start-up recovery.  Use at your own risk.

bcdedit /set {default} recoveryenabled No
bcdedit /set {default} bootstatuspolicy ignoreallfailures

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