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How to setup and enable remote desktop on windows 7

How To Enable Remote Desktop in Windows 7

First click the Start button on your desktop, now right click the Computer option from the start menu and select its properties.

Computer propertiesThen click the Remote settings option in the next window.

Remote Settings

Now make sure to enable the option Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop in the System Properties dialogue box.

System Properties

Click Apply and the remote desktop connections feature will be enabled on your Windows 7 machine.

How To Establish A Remote Desktop Connection From Windows 7

Firs of all click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Remote Desktop Connection link.


The Remote Desktop dialogue box will be displayed, here specify the IP address of the remote machine to which you are going to connect.

Remoet Desktop

Click the Connect button, now it will try to access your specified machine and if the machine is running and remote connections are enabled on it, then it will prompt for the username and password of that machine. I accessed my XP machine from Windows 7 via remote desktop.

Remote Desktop

Remote Desktop

Its that easy. Enjoy!

original credits owed to  – http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/using-remote-desktop-connection-in-windows-7/

The NEW Effeciency [VDA]

VDA aka virtual desktop access is among us as we step back in time to the old dummy terminals. With the use of  Wyse Xenith client hardware, server 2008 r2, hyper-v and remote desktop.  Who would have ever thought this movement would be among us so quickly. Check out microsoft’s new effeciency concept using VDA…


I came across this virus today…. pcspeedmaximizer browser virus

The popup from today was a redirect to a web site at ” h ” t ” t ” p ” ” ://pcspeedmamimizer.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html” saying someting about my regestry being damaged. “Errors have been found in your opperating system registry. Click to download free regristry cleaner software

After hours of trying to figure it out. this website http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic367771.html and this tool tdsskiller fixed my problems.

Command prompts for windows

Here are a list of command prompts for windows


2011 TAAD Conference

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Get the Dell Service tag remotely via command line

Do you need to get the service tag of a computer on network? Use this handy command line script.

wmic /user:administrator /node:remote-host bios get serialnumber

Lookup MX record via the command line

If you are looking for a fast way to find the mx record of a domain run this command from the command line

nslookup -querytype=mx yourdomain

kill remote sql connections

USE master 

DECLARE @DBName varchar(50) 
DECLARE @spidstr varchar(8000) 
DECLARE @ConnKilled smallint 
SET @ConnKilled=0 
SET @spidstr = '' 

Set @DBName = 'DB_NAME' 
IF db_id(@DBName) < 4 
PRINT 'Connections to system databases cannot be killed' 
SELECT @spidstr=coalesce(@spidstr,',' )+'kill '+convert(varchar, spid)+ '; ' 
FROM master..sysprocesses WHERE dbid=db_id(@DBName) 

IF LEN(@spidstr) > 0 
SELECT @ConnKilled = COUNT(1) 
FROM master..sysprocesses WHERE dbid=db_id(@DBName) 

Dell mass driver and firmware update tool

Dell driver and firmware update tool

Download the four ISO file segments to a new, empty folder.

Open a command prompt and navigate to that directory where the 4 ISO files are saved.

Run the following command to combine them into one large ISO file.

                copy /b om* om640_suu_a00.iso

Burn the large newly created ISO fie to  a DVD.

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