January, 2005 Archive

How do I disable the Shutdown Event Tracker on Windows Server 2003 domain controllers?

To disable the Shutdown Event Tracker on all Windows Server 2003 domain Controllers: 1. Open the Default Domain Controller Policy. 2. Navigate to Computer Configuration / Administrative Templates / System. 3. Double-click Display Shutdown Event Tracker. 4. Select Disabled. 5. Press Apply and OK. 6. After the next restart, the policy will be become effective.

Magical Jelly Bean freeware cd Keyfinder

The Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder is a freeware utility that retrieves your Product Key (cd key) used to install windows, from your registry. It has the options to copy the key to clipboard, save it to a text file, or print it for safekeeping. It works on Windows 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, Server […]

What is Grabber?

Grabber freeware allows you to make screenshots of a remote computer. You must have administrative privileges on Computer name. Someone must be logged on to Computer name. Grabber.exe works on Windows 2000 and newer. Download here

Freeware Caffeine prevents your PC from locking or going to sleep

Run this to prevent your PC screen from locking. It does this by simulating that you’ve pressed the shift key once every 59 seconds. Double-click the icon to temporarily disable Caffeine, and permit your screen to lock. Under Win98: a key down and then a key up event is simulated Under Win2000/XP: a key up […]

What is DropMyRights?

“DropMyRights is a very simple application to help users who must run as an administrator run applications in a much-safer context—that of a non-administrator. It does this by taking the current user’s token, removing various privileges and SIDs from the token, and then using that token to start another process, such as Internet Explorer or […]

How can I add a printer driver to my cluster-based print spooler for Windows 2000 Server members?

To add printer drivers to the nodes in a cluster, you must use the Add Printer Driver Wizard. Installing the drivers on all the cluster nodes is important because by default in a Win2K Server cluster the drivers are installed only to the printer$ share of the server on which the printer was installed. You […]

Where is the Internet Time tab on my Windows XP computer?

You have seen an Internet Time tab in Control Panel / Date and Time, but it does NOT appear on your computer? If your computer is a member of a domain, it will NOT have an Internet Time tab, as your time is synchronized from a domain source.

Question: How can you remove invalid listings from Add/remove programs:

This method involves editing the registry. Make sure to have a verified registry backup before editing the registry Select Start > Run In the Open: line type regedit and press Enter. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstall The Add/Remove Programs list is built from the keys listed beneath the Uninstall folder. Locate the key for the program that […]

How Can I Move the Blackberry Administrator mailbox?

The administration mailbox is essential to the operation of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server because it holds critical information, such as the Server Relay Protocol (SRP) connectivity information, instance names and associated user lists. To move the administration mailbox between mailbox stores or Exchange servers, complete the following steps: 1. In Services, on the BlackBerry Enterprise […]