category: Windows

Search for Files that Do NOT Contain a Certain Term

7 Aug, 2012 - 1 minutes
Windows Command Prompt To do this with Windows Command Prompt, CMD. Start -> Run -> Type “cmd". use “cd” to change to your working directory and enter: dir | findstr /v /i "FINAL" This will list all files and folders which do not have the word “FINAL” in the title. dir /a:-d | findstr /v /i "FINAL" This will list all files which do not have the word “FINAL” in the title.

Restore GRUB after Windows install

18 Jul, 2012 - 1 minutes
Boot up into a Live Linux Image. Mount your old Linux Install, and use chroot to take control of it. mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt chroot /mnt You will get grub-probe: error: cannot find a device for / (is /dev mounted?). if you don’t mount you devices, before attempting to install GRUB. So mount all devices. mount proc mount sys mount dev Force GRUB to update it’s configuration file, and re install it back to the MBR.

Creating Windows 7 bootable USB from Linux

17 Jul, 2012 - 1 minutes
Using GParted, or another tool, format the USB to NTFS and make the partition bootable. As root, mount your Windows ISO. mount /home/osaka/en_windows_7.iso /mnt -o loop Then copy the contents to the USB. cp -rv /mnt/* /media/USB sync # Flush file system buffers Install the Windows boot loader to the USB. ms-sys -7 /dev/sdX You may need to download and compile ms-sys. tar xvf ms-sys-2.X.tar.gz cd ms-sys make make install # As root Done, reboot with your USB and boot into Windows*…

Remotly generate windows event logs

18 Dec, 2011 - 1 minutes
To remotly generate log output: (Note the file will be created on the remote machine) wevtutil epl /r: System C:\output.evtx You can then view it using event viewer. You can replace System with any of the event logs. e.g. Application, Security and Setup. Reference

Get a list of filenames and move the files Bash and Power Shell

17 Aug, 2011 - 1 minutes
Both these scripts do the same thing, they strip a log file down to the filename and then move each file up a directory. ... C:\Random\Directory\n\chars\long\filename.xml ... BASH cat 15\ August\ 2011\ Less.log | cut -c 113-152 > fileNames for i in `cat fileNames`; do mv -v "$i" ../$i; done WINDOWS gc '.\15 August 2011 Less.log' |% {$_.Substring(56,20)} > fileNames gc .\filenames | ForEach-Object {mv -v $_ ../$_} Just my little note, from when I was playing with power shell.

How to copy a DVD

27 Feb, 2009 - 1 minutes
This artical will show you how too copy a DVD. you will require a blank DVD, DVD Shrink to rip the DVD data to your hard drive andimgBurn to burn the data to a blank DVD. Step One Open DVD Shrink and click on “Open Disc” select the drive with the DVD in and click “ok". Step Two Click on the “BackUp!” button this will open up a window like the one below.

Windows XP Choose User no password

23 Feb, 2009 - 1 minutes
If you only have one account on your Windows XP computer which does not have a password and it is asking you to “select” the account. It is possible to bypass this pointless selection by running this command in run (Start->Run or Windows Key and ‘R’) control userpasswords2 Then un-check “User must enter a user name and password to use this computer” That should solve your problem, let me know if this helps or not.

How to convert a DVD to AVI

25 Aug, 2008 - 2 minutes
I will show you how to RIP a DVD to your computer and convert it to AVI format, then you will be able to: Edit it Play it from your Hard drive. There are two versions one fast and simple and one slower and in more detail. Software you will need all free: DVD Shrink link Any Video Converter link VLC Media Player link Fast Simple Re-Author using DVD Shrink - This will create .

How to maximise your computers performace Windows XP

5 Mar, 2008 - 1 minutes
If your computer running Windows is starting to slow down, or running out of hard drive space then you might be in need of a simple program called CCleaner. I was able to save 1.77MB of space and that was just from tempary files that Windows creates for it’s self. I have save up to 4GB of space from useing CCleaner. It’s very good!

How to install a PHP Web Server in Windows XP

5 Mar, 2008 - 2 minutes
If you want to learn PHP you will need a server that has PHP support. If you don’t feel confident enoght too install a major web server and all the bits then good news. There is a software called Nanoweb, which is a free small web server that supports PHP. It works on both Linux and Windows. So for Windows download the Windows installer here TIP: Download the version that has PHP with it if you do not already have that installed on your machine.