Oct 012008
 

In Windows XP, KB936181, a Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 may repeatedly appears in the Windows Updates list even after being successfully installed. This could happen if one of the System files are corrupted in your Windows XP.

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Jul 142008
 


We can rename a computer from command-line on Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP in a domain environment with Active Directory. In Windows XP, we need to install the Windows XP support tools and in Windows Server 2003, we need Administrators pack installed.

To download the support tools for Windows XP SP2, click here

To download the Administrator pack for Windows Server 2003, click here 

To rename a computer attached to a Domain:

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Jul 132008
 


You can join a Computer or a Member server from the command line usinf the the “netdom” command. This I should say is simpler than the right-click my computer thing. Just one single command will do…

The following procedure should work in Windows Server-2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP. Although, you need the Administrator pack/Support Tools to be installed to get the netdom utility in Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP.

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Jul 132008
 


In Windows Server 2008 Core installation, the only way to setup IP Address eithe Static or DHCP is from the command line. The following procedure helps setting the IP Address from the command Line using “netsh”. This procedure works in Windows Server 2008 (No core installation as well), Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista.

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Jul 092008
 


Have you ever envied a Linux or Unix user when they use multiple desktop environments? Atleast i did at times until came across the Vista/XP Virtual Desktop Manager for Windows Vista & Windows XP. One of Vista’s most talked-about new features is the Desktop Window Manager (DWM). The Virtual Desktop Manager use a set of thumbnail API’s that can be used to access thumbnails of open windows to provide a powerful virtual desktop manager with a full screen thumbnail based preview. You can have as many desktops as you want and can seamlessly switch between them.

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