Category Archives: Windows

Difference between windows 2003 and 2008

Difference between Windows 2003 and 2008   As I have already discussed about: difference between 2003 & 2008 cluster, New features of DNS 2012, 2008 up-gradation, New windows 2008 R2 DNS features, Difference between Authoritative and non authoritative AD restore. Now, I am discussing difference between Windows 2003 and windows 2008.   Difference between Windows 2003… Read More »

Create windows 7 usb boot disk

Create windows 7 usb boot disk Today I gonna tell you to create a Windows 7 bootable USB drive it will help you to install windows 7/8/2008 without DVD or Disc.   1) Run command prompt (cmd). This can be done by clicking start and typing typing cmd in Windows 7. In Windows Xp, click… Read More »

Windows Event Logs Centralization

Windows Event Logs Centralization We always have a requirement to centralized the Event Logs collection so that at one place you can review the logs came from any Windows machine. So, here are the configuration steps we can use to centralized Event logs management through Windows Event forwarding Configuring the Event Collector(s) Configuring Event Collection… Read More »

Applying permissions to a Windows registry key

Applying permissions to a Windows registry key This article describes how to change permissions in the registry, in Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista computers. Do not edit the Windows registry unless you are confident about doing so. Before you edit the registry, you are advised make a backup: At the taskbar, click Start|Run. Type ‘Regedit’ and press ‘Return’.… Read More »

Upgrading your Active Directory to Windows Server 2008

Upgrading your Active Directory to Windows Server 2008 Here is in-place upgrading Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2008 Domain Controllers. It will also help to installing Active Directory 2008 R2. Installing active directory 2008 might seem like simply feeding the DVD and pressing Next> until your server reboots into Windows… Read More »

How to delete older files using command prompt

How to delete older files using command prompt We usually get the requirement to automatically delete the files in regular intervals, we can achieve this task by creating a batch file and create a schedule task to delete files automatically in regular Intervals. Open a Notepad and put the below command: forfiles -p “Folder location”… Read More »

FSMO Roles

FSMO Roles What is AD FSMO Roles? A regular Interview Question explained below: Windows 2000/2003 Single-Master Model To prevent conflicting updates in Windows 2000/2003, the Active Directory performs updates to certain objects in a single-master fashion. In a single-master model, only one DC in the entire directory is allowed to process updates. This is similar… Read More »

How to check Windows Version remotely

How to check Windows Version remotely Oftentimes, we get the requirement to check the Windows Version remotely to reduce the manual work to login and check. So, here are some steps which can help you to check the windows version remotely.   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion With this you can get only following Versions:Microsoft Windows 2000 (No different between… Read More »

List of Port numbers in Windows

  List of Port numbers in Windows Below is the list of TCP/UDP  port numbers being used in windows Port TCP UDP Description 9 UDP Wake-on-LAN 20 TCP UDP FTP data transfer 21 TCP FTP control (command) 22 TCP UDP Secure Shell (SSH) — used for secure logins,  file transfers (scp, sftp) and port forwarding 23 TCP UDP Telnet protocol—unencrypted text… Read More »