High hopes for Microsoft’s latest operating system platform, Windows 7. Components communities keep their fingers crossed. (The Trade) This Bloomberg video brought to you by News Distribution Network.
Microsoft Windows 7 OS Faces Piracy
Microsoft feels strongly about piracy, especially in China, and faces this problem head on. (The Trade) This Bloomberg video brought to you by News Distribution Network.
Windows 7 Global Launch
Windows 7, Microsoft’s newest operating system goes on sale around the world. (Bloomberg News) This Bloomberg video brought to you by News Distribution Network.
Microsoft Launches Retail Store
Microsoft takes a new financial risk by getting into retail despite the economy. (The Trade) This Bloomberg video brought to you by News Distribution Network.
Windows 7 (and Windows 2008) Command Line Utility to Change Time Zone
Here is a great hidden command line utility which is available starting in Windows 7, “tzutil.exe,” which can be used to view or change the computer’s Time Zone. To use this command: 1. Open the Command Prompt.2. Enter any of following commands: tzutil /g (To view current time zone) tzutil /l (To get a list of all available time […]
Windows 7 Command Line Utility for Timezone Management – tzutil.exe
“tzutil.exe” is a command line utility introduced in Windows Vista (also in Windows 7 and Windows 2008) which can be used to change Time Zone or to view the current time zone information. To use this command (from a command prompt as administrator): tzutil /g – To view current time zonetzutil /l – To get […]
Creating Bootable Vista / Windows 7 USB Flash Drive
This will walk through the steps to create a bootable USB flash drive. These instructions assume that you are running Windows Vista or Windows 7. Required: USB Flash Drive Microsoft OS Disk (Vista / Windows 7) A computer running Vista / Windows 7 Step 1: Format the DriveWarning: This will erase everything on your USB […]
Schedule Windows reboot (restart) from command line with schtasks
Schedule one-time reboot: schtasks /create /tn “Reboot” /tr “shutdown /r /t 1” /sc once /st 01:00:00 /sd 08/18/2009 /ru “System” Create scheduled task to run twice daily: schtasks /create /tn “TTF” /tr “C:TempTttf.bat” /sc daily /st 06:00:00 /sd 08/25/2009 /ri 720 /du 720 /ru “System” Create scheduled task to run every weekday, M-F: schtasks /create […]
Set up your laptop for work: Turn off the crap
When it comes to setting up your work laptop, I suggest that you should only care about speed and efficiency. This means that your computer should be (a) booting up quickly, and (b) running smoothly (without crashes). The key to a quick startup is minimising the number of programs that run automatically when you bootup […]
Windows Command Line Tricks
Here are a few Windows command line tricks that might make your life easier. Save A List of Files to a Text File by Extension dir *.ext /s /b > files.txt This command line will create a file called files.txt. When you open this file, there will be a complete list of all the files […]