Whilst trying to diagnose some connection issues, I tried Telnet, only to discover it wasn’t installed. This little code snippet was a very quick way to get it installed: pkgmgr /iu:”TelnetClient”
Probably doesnt deserve it’s own post, but anyway: c:\>systeminfo Pretty useful.
DevCon provides a command-line utility functions as an alternative to the Device Manager GUI. you can grab a copy of devcon here. Theres a great MDSN article on devcon here. You then then run commands to easily change the state … Read More »
PsExec is part of PsTools from Sysinternals which allows you (tha administrator) to easily run commands on a workstation (or server) remotely. You can download PsTools here. It’s free, of course, and a doddle to use. You don’t need to … Read More »
This is pretty useful to know: sc create ServiceName binpath= c:\progra~1\folder\file.exe If you get “[SC] Createservice Success” then you’ve got it right You can then go into services.msc and set it to autostart and start it if you like. PS, … Read More »
This came in handy just now. Run this command from the command line to list the available drives on a machine: c:\>fsutil fsinfo drives Very useful when working on my Hyper-V box. Also note: Show the type of drive: c:\>fsutil … Read More »