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HyperTerminal is not included in Windows 7 and Vista. I combined a list of alternative utilities that can be used instead. First is PuTTy PuTTy is a terminal program designed not only for Serial port connections , it can be used to initiate SSH or Telnet sessions. Download PuTTy from here Second is Realterm Realterm is a serial/tcpip terminal program which can be used for , controlling and debugging binary and other difficult data streams. It is far better for debugging comms Read more
How to Create Windows 7 USB Bootable installation
To make Windows 7 deployment easier Microsoft has released a small utility that allows you install Windows 7 from a USB flash drive.
The Windows 7 USB/DVD utility allows you to create a copy of your Windows 7 installation ISO file on a any USB flash disk or a DVD.
Windows 7 USB/DVD Utility System Requirements:
Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Pentium 233-megahertz (MHz) CPU
50MB of free disk space
DVD-R drive Read more
If you’re planning reinstall of your Windows VistaXPServer 200020032008 you’ll need to locate your copy of your product installation key. An easy way is to use Product Key Viewer utility to find forgotten Windows Office or SQL Product Keys. Read more
To import wireless network profile you must have XML file with exported setting. See Export Wireless Settings Profile Open command prompt with Administrator privileges Type netstat wlan show profile - you will see no profiles defined. Type netsh wlan add profile filename="c:profilesWifiProfile.xml” By default it will add to all user profiles, so everybody on this computer can see this new profile and use it. Read more
Nice and easy way to Export and WiFi lan setting using netsh command on Vista
Launch a command prompt as administrator
Type “netsh wlan show profiles”
Chose profile you want to export.
Type Netsh wlan export profile name=”[ProfileName]” Folder=”[Folder Path]”
Example: netsh wlan export profile name="home-network" folder="g:wireless-profile"
To import Wireless settings check out the import Wifi Network profile guide
Unusually Operating System is installed on C drive and whenever you install new program it goes to C:Program Filesprogram name I is because the default suggested installation path is C:Program Files. It can cause a problem when C drive is been wrong partitioned and the size of C drive is small You can use registry to change the default application installation path to for example install in D:Programs, To set different default installation path, follow the steps bellow: Pres on Read more
If you Windows Desktop icon is disappeared , there is a quick way to restore it. Follow the steps bellow: Open Notepad Paste the text bellow [Shell] Command=2 IconFile=explorer.exe,3 [Taskbar] Command=ToggleDesktop Save the file as Desktop.scf and drag it to your Quick Launch bar Note: If you can’t place it you Quick Launch bar may be locked. To unlock it :Right click on it , and remove selection Read more
list of available commands for service management in Windows
Net pause : Pauses service
Usage : net pause servicename
Net continue : Continues a service that has been suspended by net pause
Usage : net continue servername
Net stop : Stops running service
Usage : net stop service name
Net start : Start stopped service
Usage : net start servicename
Sc:A command line program used for communicating with the
Service Control Manager and services. Usually used in scripting
Usage : type sc in command Read more
After Windows Xp SP3 Installation you cannot uninstall Windows Internet Explorer 7 or Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1.
To uninstall IE from your system you need to revert Service Pack installation , and only then uninstall Internet Explorer
Follow MS SP Removal Guide
Note: This issue does not occur if you Install IE after SP3 installation
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ISO Recorder is a free tool that makes one click .ISO burning/conversion to CD and DVD images (DVD burning is supported only on Windows Vista)
You can easily copy disks, create iso images of the existing data CD’s and DVD’s
Utility is supported on Windows XP, Windows 2003 Windows Vista ,Windows 2008 and even Windows 7.
Download ISO Recorder