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Disable Java update checks from the Windows registry

Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\JavaSoft\Java Update\Policy\ In that folder, change EnableJavaUpdate from 1 to 0. Java should not ask to update...

Reset DNS on a Windows Machine (DNS Flush)

From an Elevated command prompt Ipconfig /flushdns Ipconfig /registerdns Net stop netlogon Net start...

Enable Remote Disk Management on Hyper-V Core OS

On the HyperV Core, under PowerShell run the following Enable-NetFirewallRule -name RVM-RPCSS-In-TCP,RVM-VDSLDR-In-TCP,RVM-VDS-In-TCP Configure-smremoting.exe -enable Enable-NetFirewallRule -DisplayGroup...

Save command prompt results to a text file

To write command line results to a text file, add the following to the end of your command before running it: > "C:\<your path here>\<your file name here>.txt" Command prompt will output to...

Encrypted files in NTFS, shown using a green font

I ran into some encrypted files. You can tell because the font is green instead of black. To decrypt, go to the properties of the file. On the General tab, go to Advanced and uncheck the “Encrypt...

Security log on the system is full

Full error is “Security log on the system is full. Only administrators can log no to fix.” When trying to log into the workstation. It seemed to only affect Windows XP machines. Open the Event...
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