Admin Tips

Last Updated on 14 July 2016, Total: 230 Knowledge Base Tips

3 Active Directory
63 Admin
3 Applications
45 Migration
64 Miscellaneous
23 Network
27 Security
2 Virtual Platforms
  1. Adding desktop icons during deployment

    How to add desktop icons such as Computer or Network to a target computer's desktop during deployment... Read More

  2. The Windows Virtual PC alternative to upgrading

    If you have a Windows Vista computer and are considering doing an in-place upgrade to Windows 7, you might want to follow the approach described in this tip instead... Read More

  3. Moving the Offline Folders Cache

    How do you move the CSC folder to another location on a Windows 7 computer?... Read More

  4. Configuring a static IP address using MDT 2010

    A tip on how you can configure a static IP address using MDT 2010... Read More

  5. New Command-Line Parameters for Defrag.exe in Windows 7

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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Pre-specifying the computer name for Windows PE

    Here's a tip on how you can pre-specify the computer name for Windows PE... Read More

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