The easiest way to see your computer name in Windows is to just hit the Win+Break key combination, which will pop up the System pane from Control Panel.
You can also check it using command line.
the [...]Read more
After downloading Windows Updates page you may notice that Windows XP no longer logs into your account automatically. This is caused after the installation of .NET Framework from Microsoft. Windows creates [...]Read more
Windows XP offers ability to save passwords so that the authentication information required to logon is done automatically.
It does not offer a very easy way to review or remove the saved passwords [...]Read more
Probably you've been asking your self where all those Windows XP updates are being downloaded? In previous Windows versions, there was a Windows Updates directory, which you could empty out to recover [...]Read more
Due to company branding policy I was asked to install two specific fonts on 150+ machines. I decide to use the only route that made sense – installation via Group Policy Object!
This process [...]Read more
As you probably aware you are able to create administrative or hidden shares on a network by adding to the share names of folders a dollar sign. This prevents users from seeing the shared folder when browsing [...]Read more
In this article I will cover the basics of installing Internet Information Services 7.0 and the different installation modes available.
An IIS 7.0 web server can be installed two different ways [...]Read more
This article explains the key port requirement for Client computers and Domain Controllers communicating with each other.
Active Directory communication takes place using several ports. These [...]Read more
If you want to prevent a Windows game (or any other application) from running, the following policy can accomplish your goal:
[User Configuration\Administrative Templates\System: Don't run specified [...]Read more
Not many people are aware that Windows 7 and Vista have a hidden administrator account. In this quick post I will explain how to enable it using "net user" command.
1. Go to your Start menu and [...]Read more