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MMC – Microsoft Management Console

Microsoft Management Console (MMC) hosts administrative tools that you can use to administer networks, computers, services, and other system components. Here is a short list. Certificates certmgr.msc Indexing Service ciadv.msc Computer Management compmgmt.msc Device Manager devmgmt.msc Disk Defragmenter dfrg.msc Disk Management diskmgmt.msc Event Viewer eventvwr.msc Shared Folders fsmgmt.msc Group Policy gpedit.msc Local Users and Groups […]

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File or directory is corrupted or unreadable

If you share your portable media with multiple people and multiple OS and devices and from time to time you may end getting this error message when trying to access a folder or file. You cannot access nor your can delete them. Solution (try this): Click on Start –> Run –> Type cmd and press […]

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Enable or Disable Multiple RDP Sessions in Windows 2012

How to Enable/Disable Multiple RDP Sessions in Windows 2012. By default, Windows 2012 servers allow a single Remote Desktop session. If only one session is available and you take over another person’s live session, you may choose to enable multiple RDP sessions. This article describes the process for enabling and disabling multiple sessions. Enable Multiple […]

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Run Commands for Windows 7 and 8

These commands allows to quickly access features and applications to customize operative system environment. These run commands are available for almost all settings available in Windows control panel. Function in Windows Common Command Open Documents Folder documents Open Videos folder videos Open Downloads Folder downloads Open Favorites Folder favorites Open Recent Folder recent Open Recent Folder […]

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Common System Administrator Command Lines – msc Commands

These commands allows to quickly access features and applications to customize operative system environment. Here is a quick list of them. Admin Program Command AD Domains and Trusts domain.msc Active Directory Management admgmt.msc AD Sites and Services dssite.msc AD Users and Computers dsa.msc ADSI Edit adsiedit.msc Authorization manager azman.msc Certification Authority Management certsrv.msc Certificate Templates […]

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Disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration (IE ESC) in Windows Server 2012

This article explains how to disable the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration (IE ESC) in Windows Server 2012. One of the downsides of dealing with a new version of Windows Server is figuring out where things have moved in the new release. In Windows Server 2008 R2, disabling IE ESC was fairly straightforward in the […]

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Prevent Skype using port 80 and causing IIS to throw a HRESULT: 0x80070020 Exception

If you run NETSTAT -ano in the command prompt you should be able to see the process ids and its port been used. If you trace it back port 80 will be used by Skype Desktop. Option one: Closed completely Skype or  unchecking Tools > Options… > Advanced > Connection > “Use port 80 and 443 […]

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Disable IE Enhanced Security in Windows Server 2012

This is just a quick guide to disabling the setting that makes Internet Explorer less secure or it could be done in a test environment. When IE ESC is enabled, you get popups all the time and you are asked to add every new url to the IE trusted sites zone. So, on a dev, test or lab […]

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