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 lusrmgr.msc Removable Storage ntmsmgr.msc Removable Storage Operator Requests ntmsoprq.msc Performance perfmon.msc Resultant Set of Policy rsop.msc Local Security Settings secpol.msc Services services.msc Windows Management…

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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 logoff Open Pictures Folder pictures Windows Sideshow control.exe /name Microsoft.WindowsSideshow Windows CardSpace control.exe /name Microsoft.cardspace Windows Anytime Upgrade WindowsAnytimeUpgradeui Taskbar and Start Menu control.exe…

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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 certtmpl.msc Cluster Administrator cluadmin.exe Computer Management compmgmt.msc Component Services comexp.msc Configure Your Server cys.exe Device Manager devmgmt.msc DHCP Management dhcpmgmt.msc Disk Defragmenter dfrg.msc Disk…

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IIS Versions in Windows

Version Obtained from Operating System 1.0 Included with Windows NT 3.51 SP 3 (or as a self-contained download). Windows NT Server 3.51 2.0 Included with Windows NT Server 4.0. Windows NT Server 4.0 3.0 Included with Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 3 (Internet Information Server 2.0 is automatically upgraded to Internet Information Server 3.0 during the install of SP3). Windows NT Server 4.0 4.0 Self-contained download from www.microsoft.com or the Windows NT Option Pack compact disc. Windows NT…

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How to Change the Screen Orientation in Windows

Here is a little trick that you can do to change the screen orientation in Windows XP. Hold down the Ctrl + Alt keys and press any of the arrow keys. The screen will re-orient to match the arrow key that you pressed as shown in the image below.   A few practical uses I can think of for using this trick is: change the orientation from landscape to portrait while using a Tablet PC or, if you want…

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Windows XP File Association Fixes

The files listed here is a  ZIP file, which contain a REG (Registry) files. Download the ZIP and open it.  Extract the REG file to your hard disk and double click on the exertions that you want to fix.  Answer yes to the import prompt.  REG files can be viewed in Notepad.  Each of the REG files contains the default settings for the file extension indicated. NOTE: If your EXE file associations are corrupted, it can be difficult to…

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