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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Apr 012009
 

This is news for those who are not aware of the fact that the new flagship Internet Explorer 8 has been quitely released by Microsoft. It comes as a surprise to me that Microsoft has decided to go quite this time with the release of its new Internet Explorer 8 version given the fact that new kid on the block Google Chrome (ofcourse only to the war of browsers and not to the Internet itself) and the long time warrior Firefox are all chipping away with IE’s market share.

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Jan 222009
 

Disk Write Caching is a feature which allows you to increase the performance of your Hard Disk. While this can improve performance, it comes attached with its own risk. If the system or disk loses power then there is every possibility that the data gets corrupted or lost in the event of a power failure. Depecnding upon the criticality of the data and the reliability of the power and power backups and UPS,  enabling or disabling Disk Write Caching should be enabled or disabled.

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Jan 222009
 

Autologon in Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 ( not recommended though on a server) as in any other version of Windows or even any other operating system allows a user to logon direct into his Windows desktop without having to enter the password. However, this can be possible for only one user on the and multiple user cannot have this feature enabled.

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Jan 222009
 

If you choose not to activate your evaluation license key at the time of installation, you can do so later on manually as follows:

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