In order to find the original installation date of Windows, type in command prompt: systeminfo | find "Original Install Date"
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Shutdown-Restart: event ID:1074 Unexpected shutdown: event ID:6008
The PsExec tool which is one of the SysInternals tools provides a way to open a remote command window without needing to install anything on the remote computer. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897553.aspx With psExec installed you can open a remote command prompt by … Continue reading
Problem: Logon scripts not running. Check for event ID 1058 in System Event Log.In the details tab find the sysvol path pointing to the gpt.ini file.Check if the file is accessible. Check which DC the pc uses to login to … Continue reading
gpresult /Scope User /v
A quick way to create a file of a specific size from command prompt: fsutil file createnew C:\bigfile.txt 5000000000 The above command will create bigfile.txt with size 4,65GB.
From command prompt: echo %logonserver%
If you ever have trouble with a service being stuck in a ‘starting’ or ‘stopping’ state, you can run a couple of simple commands to kill the service. –First query the process to find it’s PID: sc queryex |more –Kill … Continue reading
To copy share permissions from one shared folder to another you have to use the permcopy command which is included in Windows Resource Kit Tools: permcopy \\SourceServer Sharename \\Destinationserver Sharename This command will copy the share permissions but not the … Continue reading
In this article I will post some excel formulas that I have used and might need again sometime. From time to time I might edit this post and add additional formulas. Find duplicate entries in a range of cells Select … Continue reading