How to run .msi files as an administrator

Starting in Windows Server 2012 the “Run as administrator” option no longer appears when right-clicking a .msi file. This may be a required step when installing certain applications onto your Windows Server. Below are some options to be able to run a .msi file as an administrator. As a single-use solution, you can run the .msi as an administrator from the Windows command prompt. Open elevated Command Prompt. To do so, type “CMD” in the Start menu or Start screen search box,…

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Netstat command

netstat -ano … This command displays process IDs (PIDS) that are associated with active TCP or UDP network connections. netstat -abn … This command displays the process names associated with active TCP or UDP network connections. NOTE: The option ” > c:\PortsList.txt” after the above command will allow generating a text file. Help ?

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Telnet [servername] [port]

This command will help you determine if there is a process listing in that server with a specific port. We used this command in DocuWare to help find a service such Authentication server is listing in that DocuWare server. It is typically done from a machine that you think you do not have a connection. telnet dwserver 9000

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Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual Machine Keyboard Shortcuts

With Hyper-V we now have the “Virtual Machine Connection” to use when interacting with a virtual machine (unlike Virtual Server which used “VMRC”).  The Virtual Machine Connection window wraps the standard Remote Desktop Client and uses this to connect to the virtual machine.  As such – we are now using the Remote Desktop key combinations.  Here is a brief summary of the key combinations that can be used with the Virtual Machine Connection. Standard Windows Key combination Virtual Machine…

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How to Change Schema of Mssql Tables, Stored Procedures, and Views All at the Same Time

Sometimes changing database users changes who the database owner is for a table from dbo.tablename to badschema.tablename. This will also affect any stored procedures created under the tables with the incorect schema.  If you need to change the schema for these tables back to the default dbo schema follow the steps below. Open Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and log in. Click the New Query button. Paste the following script into the New Query box changing oldschema to the name of the current schema:…

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How to Batch Rename File Extensions

So how do you rename multiple file extensions at once? If you have a directory full of files that need to be changed from .PNG to .JPG, it’s going to take forever to do this using the method above. Luckily, there are a couple of different ways we can change the file extension for multiple files at once. Command Line For those of you who are familiar with the command line, there is a very easy command you can…

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How to copy and paste between your computer and VirtualBox

1- Install additional software After you install VirtualBox and a virtual machine, you want to Copy & Paste between your computer and the virtual machine, you need to install an additional piece of software, which is ” Guest Additions“.On the  VirtualBox window, enter the  Devices/Insert Guest Additions CD Image..function to insert a virtual  CD disc to install this software. After finishing installation, restart your virtual machine  2- Shared Clipboard + Drag & Drop Shut down your virtual machine and go back to the  VirtualBox Manager ​​​​​​​screen. On “General -> Advanced” Tab, select: Shared Clipboard:…

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VirtualBox Keyboard Shortcuts

VirtualBox Manager (41 shortcuts) Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A Cloud Profile Manager: Add Profile… Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A Media Manager: Add… Ctrl + A Add machine… Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D Log Viewer: Bookmark Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C Snapshot Pane: Clone… Ctrl + O Clone… Ctrl + P Cloud Profile Manager… F1 Help contents Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C Media Manager: Copy… Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C Network Manager: Create… Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D Snapshot Pane: Delete… Ctrl + Q Exit Ctrl + E Export Appliance… Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T Log Viewer: Filter Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F Log Viewer: Find Ctrl + H Host Network Manager… Ctrl + I Import Appliance… Ctrl + ↑   Shift + I Cloud Profile Manager: Import Profiles… Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M Media Manager: Move… Ctrl + N New machine……

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The feed does not have subscriptions by email enabled – FeedBurner

If you see the FeedBurner error message above, this means that you need to enable the subscription by email option in your FeedBurner account settings. It could also mean that you have not obtained the correct FeedBurner ID. How to fix: –  Login at http://feedburner.google.com/ and select your feed. – Go to the “Publicize” tab. – Open the “Email Subscriptions” section on the left. – Make sure that “Email Subscriptions” are enabled Image:

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