Powershell scripts can be run on any Windows server or desktop as long as they are run from the ISE by pushing the green play button. As soon as you want to run it from the cmd or the desktop file you'll get this error: script1.ps1 cannot be loaded because running scripts is disabled on ... Read more
Your files are saved in the Download folder by default in the Google Chrome browser. If you want your Google Chrome browser to always ask for your location before downloading and storing a file, follow this simple guide: 1. Click on three dots located on the top right corner, a menu will pop up. 2. ... Read more
Windows 7 and newer versions come with a new version of the robocopy command that is able to copy files much faster then the normal copy command or copy function of the file explorer by using several simultanious threads. So if you plan to copy a large number of files, e.g. to make a backup, ... Read more
What hides behind this name is the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable which can easily be downloaded on the Microsoft website as x86 or x64 edition: 32 bit: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=5555 64 bit: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=14632 Usually, the application that misses the dll indicates what version you need - if one does not work, simply install the other.
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
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
Question: What does the number 28 behind the IP address 192.168.1.203/28 mean? Answer: 28 is a subnet mask. IP address has 32 bits in total. 28 denotes network ID while rest of the bits (which are 4 bits) are used for hosts.
Visual Basic Script is a simple scripting language you can use in Windows to compile executable .vbs files. They can be created with a notepad document, save the script by choosing All files in the Save as type drop-down menu and give it a name ending with .vbs (if you leave the first drop-down menu ... Read more
Successfully using the EnableStatic method for example in powershell always gives the Returnvalue 0. If that is not the case, something will most likely have gone wrong. If you are returned the value 2147786788, this is a sign for a write lock of some sort, meaning you have to look for running processes that are ... Read more
To install Windows Powershell 2.0 on an XP machine, you must have Windows XP Service Pack 3 installed. Powershell is included in the Windows Management Framework which you can download at support.microsoft.com/kb/968929: Now scroll down until you find some links listed in the More Information section: Pick the appropriate one for your Windows system and ... Read more