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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May 202009
 

In windows 7, when you try to connect using your PPPoE connections, you may be faced with the following error:

Error 651: The Modem (or other connecting device) has reported an error.

These connections would work just fine with Windows XP or Windows Vista PCs.

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Mar 172008
 


Sometimes when you log into the Windows XP or Windows 2000, you may see the System32 folder opening up at the startup. This could be due to an incomplete or an invalid entry in the Windows Startup registry key. This could be for example a null value (“”) or a string value with only one quotes (“).

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