How to install System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection on a standalone client

Suppose you have a need to deploy System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection to a number of clients that later run in standalone mode, meaning that they are not joined to a domain, can’t be managed by SCCM and operate in Read More …

ToolTip: System Sherlock Lite

Came across a nice FREE standalone utility called System Sherlock developed.by zetConsultants System Sherlock allows you to take snapshot of the file system and registry and compare the changes. You can run the GUI or command line version. The command Read More …

Detect SSD and Advanced Format Disk on HP Notebooks

In case you’re looking for a command-line tool that detects the presence of an SSD (Solid State Drive) or whether the hard disk uses advanced disk format then here’s a nice utility from HP called the HP Advance Format Check Read More …

Windows 8 – Troubleshooting Licensing with licensingdiag.exe

Should you encounter problems with activating Windows 8 or Server 2012 then have a look at the new added command-line tool licensingdiag.exe. To run licensingdiag.exe open a command prompt and enter the following command: licensingdiag.exe -report c:\data\licensing\licenserep.xml -log c:\data\licensing\license.cab This Read More …

Script for finding Executables that are command-line programs

I recently came across a FREE utility called IsCommandLineApp from Helge Klein,  a little command-line tool that can be used to determine whether a specific executable is a command-line program. To run this against multiple executables manually is a kind Read More …

ToolTip: Boxcutter – A Command line screenshot utility

Boxcutter is a simple command line-driven screenshot program for Microsoft Windows. Below you find a short script I wrote that will take a screenshot of the full screen every 20 seconds until 100 screenshots are saved. One usage scenario (I Read More …