Category: Windows

Tail command for Windows with Colors

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Tail is a program on Unix and Unix-like systems used to display the tail end of a text file or piped data. Tail also has option to monitor a file as new lines are added to the file by another process, tail updates the display. This is particularly useful for monitoring log files. I have […]

Windows Product Key Finder

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Few years ago PC manufacturers apply stickers on Laptops or Desktops showing Windows Product Key. But since Windows 8, it is no longer supplied. I have made on handy tool to Find out Windows Product Key and some other useful info. Download and Run. Download Windows Product Key Finder version 4.5 Hash for WindowsProductKey4.5.exe MD5: […]

Quick Command Line Access from Windows Explorer

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Command line was and will be an important tool especially for Software Developers. With the launch of .NET Core, it is now even more important even in .NET ecosystem. Users find it difficult to browse to a certain directory by issuing CD (change directory) commands so there is a better way to go directly to […]

Download all files from FTP in Python

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You can use this Python script to download / clone entire FTP directory recursively from remote FTP Host. Let’s say you would like to download www-data directory and all sub directories inside this one from ftp.test.com server. #!/usr/bin/python import sys import ftplib import os import time server = "FTPHOST" user = "anonymous" password = "anonymous" […]

Mount (Automount) VHD partition in Ubuntu host

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Most of the time you need to add hard disk space to you virtual machine without effecting Primary hard disk. Below procedure can be used to add another virtual hard disk to Ubuntu hosted inside Hyper-V. 1. Add new hard disk from VM settings. 2. Start virtual machine and start terminal or connect through terminal […]

Customize the “Send To” Menu in Windows

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If you want to add your own application or folder to the Send to menu then open the Run dialog box by pressing Win+R, then paste this command into the text box: shell:sendto This will open the folder where all shortcuts for send to menu are available. Alternatively, you can navigate to %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo Create a […]

Run Hyper-V and VirtualBox on the same machine

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On 64 bit Windows, if Hyper-V is enabled, VirtualBox cannot create virtual machines of 64 bit architecture. So in order to install 64 bit OS on VirtualBox, Hyper-V has to be disabled. Below are ways to enable/disable Hyper-V in Windows to install and run 64 bit virtual machines. Method 1 1. Open Windows Features. 2. […]

Hyper-V vs VirtualBox

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Hyper-V and Virtualbox are not in the same category. Below is a comparison chart between two. Hyper V Virtual Box Server virtualization Desktop virtualization Type 1 hypervisor. It’s headless virtualization that runs directly on the hardware Type 2 hyperviosr. Virtualbox requires an OS and is a virtualization application that runs on your desktop Hyper-V is […]

Flash Player in Server 2012

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In order to run Flash player and other Desktop features, need to enable Desktop Experience. It is a Feature labeled “Desktop Experience” under “User Interfaces and Infrastructure” in “Add Role and Features Wizard” that is not checked by default. You need to check it and the server will restart twice.