Category Archives: Microsoft

Windows : Common Command Console Utilities

Common Command Console Utilities WindowsXP comes with quite a few console utilities you can easily run from the command line: Computer Management – compmgmt.msc Disk Managment – diskmgmt.msc Device Manager – devmgmt.msc Disk Defrag – dfrg.msc Event Viewer – eventvwr.msc Shared Folders – fsmgmt.msc Group Policies – gpedit.msc Local Users and Groups – lusrmgr.msc Performance […]

Windows : Clearing the Page File on Shutdown

Clearing the Page File on Shutdown Another way to set the computer to clear the pagefile without directly editing the registry is: Click on the Start button Go to the Control Panel Administrative Tools Local Security Policy Local Policies Click on Security Options Right hand menu – right click on “Shutdown: Clear Virtual Memory Pagefile” […]

Windows : Common Control Panel Applets

Common Control Panel Applets The follow are some common Control Panel Applets that are located in the windowssystem32 directory. If you find yourself using any of these frequently, then you can simply make shortcuts to them on your desktop. appwiz.cpl >>Add/Remove Programs desk.cpl >> Display Properties firewall.cpl >> Firewall Settings inetcpl.cpl >> Internet Options mmsys.cpl […]

M$ Security :13 security bulletins address 34 vulnerabilities — 22 of them critical

This bulletin summary lists security bulletins released for October 2009. With the release of the bulletins for October 2009, this bulletin summary replaces the bulletin advance notification originally issued October 8, 2009. For more information about the bulletin advance notification service, see Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification. For information about how to receive automatic notifications […]

VIsta Hack :NoDriveTypeAutoRun and AutoPlay

Registry Instructions for NoDriveTypeAutoRun One interesting feature of NoDriveTypeAutoRun is that you can set the value in either HKLM** or HKCU. If you go overboard and configure both, then the Local_Machine over-rides the Current_User. 1. Type ‘regedit’ in the Start Search dialog box. 2. Navigate to this path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorer 3. If necessary create a dword […]