Tags » Windows Server 2008 R2

From batch file or shortcut: start Windows Update (via: Windows 7 Help Forums)

Call either of these from a batch file or Windows shortcut to end up at the Windows Updace screen in the Control Panel:

%windir%\System32\rundll32.exe url.dll,FileProtocolHandler wuapp.exe
%windir%\explorer.exe shell:::{36eef7db-88ad-4e81-ad49-0e313f0c35f8}
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Power User

Debugging problems with the network proxy (via: The Chromium Projects)

In this case, another tool didn’t obtain the right Proxy settings.

Chrome to the rescue as chrome://net-internals/#proxy shows you the system proxy settings:

When browsers are experiencing network problems, generally the first thing to test is your network proxy settings.

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'BadCursor' error on XenApp desktop when using HP ThinPro OS


HP T510 running ThinPro 4.4

Citrix XenApp 6.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2


Users were using HP Thin Clients and the device itself would display the following error in front of their Citrix XenApp published desktop: 45 more words

Windows Server 2008 R2

How to find a machine serial number from command prompt

Open CMD
wmic bios get serialnumber.

Sometimes you dont want to go to the server room to check or take out the battery!

Windows 7

Audit Policy - Command - PowerShell - Local Security Policy

Copy the below contents to a notepad and save the file as name.ps1 and run the script using power-shell. Audit policy would be updated . Make the required changes for success and failure according to your requirement. 126 more words


Who’s the Primary (Find the Primary DC)

Open CMD

Write nltest /dclist: YOURDOMAIN.local

And you will se which one is the primary DC.

Windows Server