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How to speed up Windows 8.1 Indexing (also applies to Windows 8 and Windows 7)

Posted 22 October 2013 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Speed Up Windows 7 Indexing: Launch Group Policy Editor: Click on the Windows icon in the lower left corner of your PC and type “gpedit.msc” without the quotes into the Search box as shown in the below example. After typing gpedit.msc you can click Enter or click on the application that displays in the search results […]

Manually Re-locating & Importing MySQL InnoDB table files (file_per_table)

Posted 10 June 2013 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Fixing InnoDB IMPORT TABLESPACE Error: ERROR 1030 (HY000): Got error -1 from storage engine Setup We have one InnoDB file per table on our database, which was set with the following option: innodb_file_per_table.This allows me to portably transport Innodb files on a system level with minimal hassle, and is much faster than mysqldump, as these […]

How to install a GoDaddy SSL Certificate on IOS CLI

Posted 10 June 2013 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Create a 2048 bit RSA key. GoDaddy now only supports 2048 or greater key length for security reasons. On their site they claim that computer performance will be capable of breaking a 1024 bit key by 2012. Will that be the end of the world? 🙂 Router(config)#crypto key generate rsa general-keys Label GDKey modulus 2048 […]

Resizing LVM to 100% of Free Space

Posted 10 January 2013 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Simply run “lvresize -l +100%FREE” to re-size your LVM to use the full disk allocated  

How to speed up Indexing in Windows 7 and Windows 8

Posted 28 December 2012 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Windows 7 – To disable the indexer backoff? For use in a group policy object (GPO) – eg, if your PC is on a Domain, open RegEdit (goto): Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Search. The setting to disable the indexer backoff is not surprisingly called Disable indexer backoff. By default, it is set to Not Configured […]

How to create a symbolic link in Windows 8

Posted 11 December 2012 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

To create a symbolic link in Windows 8, open a command prompt window as Administrator and use the following syntax: mklink LinkFile TargetFile For example: mklink C:\Users\Bob\Dropbox D:\Dropbox

Intel AMT KVM Viewer for Remote PC KVM/Out Of Band Host Management

Posted 02 November 2012 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Intel vPro enabled Laptops, Desktops and Servers have capability for remote management via the Intel AMT Management Engine (ME). The chip allows non-enterprise users to get remote KVM access to desktops similar to what is available in Enterprise servers such as HP’s iLO,  Dell’s iDRAC6, and Cisco’s CIMC. Real VNC’s “VNC Viewer Plus” allows for […]

How to reset the Administrator password on Windows 2008 R2 Server

Posted 28 July 2012 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Pre-requisite (You must have a copy of the Windows 2008 R2 Server DVD to boot from). Take the following steps: Boot the from your original copy, or burned copy of the Windows Server 2008 R2 Disk Insert the original Windows Server 2008 installation DVD Reset the computer, boot from DVD Choose option “Repair your computer” […]

Resolve Windows 7/Windows 2008 R2 Integrity Issues

Posted 28 July 2012 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

How to use the System File Checker in Windows 7 System File Checker (SFC) is a utility will check the integrity of your Windows 7 Operating system. It will check for the damaged, corrupted or changed version of files and replace it with the original version of that file. To use the System File Checker […]

Recovering used space and shrinking volumes in Windows 7

Posted 30 December 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

The best way to delete hiberfil.sys or disable hibernate: Go to Start menu, type “cmd” open up command prompt Type “powercfg.exe -h off” [make sure you are an Administrator] ENTER Type “exit” ENTER