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January, 2009


January 30, 2009  5:31 AM

Free Virtualization E-Learning Collection Available

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January 30, 2009  5:26 AM

Windows 7 – Booting from a .VHD file

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If you want to boot from a Windows 7 (Windows Server 2008 R2) installed on a new .VHD do the following steps: A.-  Creating the .VHD file and Windows 7 installation on that .VHD file

  1. Boot the...


January 30, 2009  5:10 AM

Download Windows 7 or Windows 2008 R2

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January 29, 2009  10:02 PM

Find MAC Address (GetMac)

Michael Khanin Michael Khanin Profile: Michael Khanin

GetMAC provides a quick method for obtaining the MAC (Ethernet) layer address. I've created a small script that rerurens a MAC address (Without delimeter). Here is a content of mac.bat: @Echo off SETLOCAL SET MAC= SET Media=Connected FOR /F...


January 29, 2009  9:53 PM

Disable IPv6 over all interfaces and prefer IPv4 to IPv6

Michael Khanin Michael Khanin Profile: Michael Khanin

Personally, i still prefer use IPv4. In Windows Vista and Windows 2008, IPv6 is enabled by default. I've created a small script to disable IPv6. Here is a content of my DisableIPv6.bat: @Echo off @ECHO Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 > %TEMP%\DisableIPv6.reg @ECHO...


January 28, 2009  12:52 AM

How to know when the sysprep image applied to computer?

Michael Khanin Michael Khanin Profile: Michael Khanin

I did a very simple script, and I run it once when I apply a new sysprep image, that imports the date, when this particular image was applied to the specific computer. Sometimes this is very important. Here is a content of my script: @Echo Off REM...


January 28, 2009  12:43 AM

How To Disable the Phishing Filter in Internet Explorer

Michael Khanin Michael Khanin Profile: Michael Khanin

Sometimes , the Phishing Filter can cause problems so disabling the feature can be a valuable troubleshooting step. I do this by changing the registry. Here is a content of my DisablePhishingFilter.reg file: Windows Registry Editor Version...


January 28, 2009  12:35 AM

Disable Java Updates

Michael Khanin Michael Khanin Profile: Michael Khanin

If for whatever reasons you need to disable updates for Sun Java, do set the EnableJavaUpdate settings to 0. You can create a file, let say DisableJavaUpdates.reg, with following content: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java...


January 28, 2009  12:30 AM

How to disable Windows Firewall (Vista edition) from command line

Michael Khanin Michael Khanin Profile: Michael Khanin

To totally disable Firewall in Vista, execute the following command from command line: netsh firewall set opmode mode=DISABLE netsh firewall set opmode mode=DISABLE profile=ALL


January 8, 2009  4:33 PM

Before you install this Beta release, back up all MP3 files that might be accessed by the Windows 7 – The first hotfix for Windows 7

Michael Khanin Michael Khanin Profile: Michael Khanin

Here’s the warning by Microsoft for those who intends to download and install Windows 7 beta: To protect your MP3 files:

  1. Before you install this Beta release, back up all MP3 files that might be accessed by the computer, including those on removable media or network...


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