Windows

Determine uptime on Windows machine

This is quick way to determine when your Windows machine had a reboot. Open a command prompt and type in the following command net statistics server The result could be like Statistics since 18.03.2011 08:19 In Windows 2008, Vista, 7 you can get the same information by starting the task manager and take a look […]

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Linux

Copy EXIF information from one file to another

This is a short post about how to duplicate or copy the EXIF information from one file to another using exiftool. The command comes handy when you have one image with EXIF information and you would like another image to have the exact EXIF information. exiftool -TagsFromFile CopyFromFile.NEF ToFile.JPG This works in both Windows and […]

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Windows

Enable or disable ping in Windows Server 2008 R2

I always forget where to change the ping setting in the Windows Server 2008 R2 Firewall. To enable ping Go to Start >> Administrative Tools >> Windows Firewall with Advanced Security >> Inbound Rules >> File and Printer Sharing (Echo Request – ICMPv4-IN) >> right click and select Enable Rule. To disable the ping rule […]

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Linux

Search Wikipedia using the command line

This post describes how you can search Wikipedia from the command line using a DNS tool like nslookup in Windows or dig in linux. Handy if you don’t wan’t to open a Internet browser to do a simple Wikipedia query. Windows This is how it’s done in Windows Choose Start -> Run Write “cmd” and […]

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Windows

Getting VMware vSphere Client to run on Windows 7 RTM

This post describes how you can get your VMware vSphere Client version 4 running on a 32-bit Windows 7 (RTM) installation until VMware makes an update to fix this Microsoft .Net problem. Be aware that this method of getting the client to run is not recommended in a production environment since you are running the […]

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