Nov 022009
 

The Last Access Time as it suggests is the time a File or a Folder is accessed the last time. This is quite useful and helps identify document age and status. This is disabled by default in Windows Vista and Windows 7 by default as this can add to the overhead of Disk I/O and performance although with the newer hardware this can be anything close to negligible.

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Jun 082009
 

SC is a simple command line utility that can be used to communicate, control or query the Service Control Manager in Windows. “sc” should work in Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003/2008. “sc” is quite powerful that it can control services locally and on remote systems. “sc” can query details, start,stop, configure services that can all be done from the Service Control Manager (services.msc) ideally making it a great tool to include in scripts or for command line junkies like me.

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Oct 062008
 

Finding the uptime in Windows Vista/XP or Windows Server 2008/2003 is not as straight forward as running the command “uptime” in Linux or Unix. However, it isn't difficult either.

There are two ways to find the system uptime in Windows Vista/Server 2008/XP/2003.

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