I bet the following scenario happened to you:
You install a server, configure it, install the required programs, set its IP address etc..
After half a day of work (since you didn’t create an image) you send the server to its remote location.
When the server arrives to its site and the local technician plugs it in,
you discover that you forgot a small but very important V: Allow remote connection to this computer.
Continue reading Enable Remote Desktop remotely by using remote registry
A very useful trick that I always use in my servers is displaying the computer name under ‘My Computer’ or ‘Computer’ in Windows 7/2008R2
To do this you need to change a certain registry key.
In xp/2003 operation systems the process is simple as described below.
In 2008/Win7 though, you will first have to logon as administrator and take ownership on the hive where the registry settings needs to be modified.
So how do we do this?
Continue reading Display computer name under My computer icon
Ever wanted to build your own executable software? or protect your credentials included in a script?
There are some tools on the market like ‘wise installation system’ that can do the job.
But there is also a nice and free solution from Microsoft, embedded in your OS.
Continue reading How to build a simple setup program you’ve developed yourself.