You can use the PowerShell add-content cmdlet to append data to a text file. Here are an example and the command-line options that you can use. Powershell add-content example Step 1. Open PowerShell with elevated privileges Step 2. Execute the following command, (change the file path) Add-Content c:\scripts\test.txt "The End" By default, the data is appended after ... Read more
The ping command is used to test the availability of a remote or destination machine on a network. In this tutorial, I'll show you it's various uses on Windows operating systems. All the commands can be run on command prompt or PowerShell. I have tested the tutorial on Windows 10, however, it should run on ... Read more
Microsoft is vigilant when it comes to adding features to the Windows operating system for the convenience of their users. Their goal is to make Windows as user-friendly as possible. One such element of convenience by Microsoft is the automatic connection to a known wireless network. Microsoft has this default auto-connect setting in Windows ... Read more
User Account Control also known as UAC is an important component of the "Windows security system". This helps the applications running in the windows to prevent your system from making any undesired changes. Whenever software is running in a system and it tries to make changes in the system, a window dialog box appears that ... Read more
If a password is expired, the user will be asked to change the password when he or she logins for next time. No admin is required to be contacted.
Windows 8 doesn't support WPA and WPA2 but you can still use WiFi in ad-hoc mode without authentication. Go to WiFi adapter > Status > Wireless Properties > Security. Set security type to No authentication (Open). Set encryption type to WEP. Provide your network security key.
1. Download the PowerToys and extract the contents of an EXE file in your desired folder. 2. Create a batch script with the following command, "C:\Program Files\Elevation\elevate.cmd" "C:\My batch files\<batch file name say batch.bat>" batch.bat contains all the commands you would like to run with administrative privileges. 3. Copy batch.bat to the following startup folder, ... Read more
When you share Wi-Fi in Windows 7 with Internet Connection Sharing (ICS), and you run the following command, netsh wlan start hostednetwork You may get the following error: "The hosted network couldn’t be started" after "netsh wlan start hostednetwork" Solution Go to device manager, find network adapters, find virtual WiFi adapters, right-click and then enable ... Read more
To create NIC teaming with PowerShell, follow this step-by-step tutorial: Step 1. Open PowerShell with elevated privileges Step 2. Execute the following command, new-NetLBFOTeam [TEAMNAME] “[NIC1]”, “[NIC2]” [TEAMNAME] the name of team of network adapters. [NIC1] the name of first NIC adapter. [NIC2] the name of second NIC adapter. Example: If you have two network ... Read more
If you want to rename NIC adapters with PowerShell, follow this tutorial: Step 1. Open PowerShell with admin privileges Step 2. Execute the following command, Rename-NetAdapter -Name "<Old NIC Adapter Name>" -NewName "<New Adapter Name>" Example If you want to rename an old NIC Ethernet to a new name ManagementAdapter, the command should look like, Rename-NetAdapter ... Read more