Admin Tips

Last Updated on 13 Oct. 2015, Total: 226 Knowledge Base Tips

3 Active Directory
61 Admin
3 Applications
45 Migration
62 Miscellaneous
23 Network
27 Security
2 Virtual Platforms
  1. New Command-Line Parameters for Defrag.exe in Windows 7

    See the exisitng, new, and hidden switches for the Defragmenter... Read More

  2. Create a Bootable USB Flash Drive for Windows 7 Installation

    Install Windows 7 from a Netbook or other PC without a DVD drive... Read More

  3. Analyzing Wait Chains to Determine the Cause of Software Hangs

    Nothing is more frustrating than a program that continues to hang during operation. The Windows 7 version of resource monitor provides a new feature which helps determine the cause of software crashes... Read More

  4. Opening Command Prompts at Your Current Location in Windows 7

    If you are a command prompt junkie then one of the most useful features you can have is the ability to open a command prompt window from your current working directory in Windows Explorer. This required a separate download in previous versions of Windows, but with a special trick it’s a bit easier in Windows 7... Read More

  5. Troubleshooting missing task sequences in Windows Deployment Wizard

    How to resolve the issue of no task sequences being displayed when the Windows Deployment Wizard runs on the target computer... Read More

  6. Troubleshooting the Sysprep and Capture task sequence

    How to resolve an issue involving the use of the Sysprep and Capture task sequence in MDT 2010... Read More

  7. Selecting from multiple MDT deployment shares

    This tip describes how you can select which MDT deployment share to use when several are available on the network... Read More

  8. Troubleshooting Slow Shutdowns with Xbootmgr

    There’s nothing more frustrating than waiting on your laptop to shut down so you can head out the door. The Xbootmgr utility from Microsoft can help troubleshoot lethargic shutdowns... Read More

  9. Identifying reference computers by MAC address in MDT 2010

    This tip describes how you can identify your reference computers by their MAC addresses so that you can capture an image of these computers... Read More

  10. Prevent users from changing their time zone setting

    How you can prevent users from changing the time zone setting on their computers... Read More

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