EASEUS Magic Partition Manager Software is a free partition utility for home use.
Friday, February 5, 2010
The Nslookup command can be used to troubleshoot DNS issues.
The server parameter can specify another DNS server.
The set type= parameter can specify different DNS record types.
Enter an IP address to determine the host name.
Examples of sites that allow performing a DNS query online would be:
Thursday, February 4, 2010
Vista and Windows 7 creates small thumbnail images of graphic files, and these are stored in the following path:
Currently one application claims to have the ability to view the contents of these files.
Windows 7 includes an utility to offer details concerning a battery with a laptop. Verify that your battery is connected. Open a command prompt with administrative authority and enter:
powercfg –energy –output filepath\report.html
Within the report.html file, a section should be present that contains details about the battery.
The laptop above was new, so the capacity and last full charge values are the same.
The netstat command can be used to determine listening ports with different operating systems. The command for Windows would be:
netstat –na | find /i “Listening”
Newer versions of Windows include a –b parameter to determine executables:
The syntax is similar with Linux:
netstat –na | grep –i listen
With the Windows platform, a nice utility for determining listening ports is CurrPorts found at