This guide will help you decide if adding more RAM, or upgrade the CPU will solve slow performance problems.
You can find out if memory or CPU upgrade is needed by configuring Performance Monitor to track memory and CPU usage.
You can then interpret the results and decide whether upgrade will improve the performance.
Use this guide before adding more RAM or upgrading CPU to a system with slow performance.
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In this post I would like to go through the prerequisites and actions you need to do before you go on and install SCCM 2012 SP1.
If you want, you can jump to the installation procedure of SCCM 2012 SP1, on my earlier post: How to Install SCCM 2012 sp1.
The following are needed before starting the SCCM 2012 installation:
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CLSID stands for Windows Class Identifiers, which are long number that represents a unique id for an application component.
CLSIDs can be used to target application component without knowing their name.
If we want to create a shortcut to a location in a computer without stating its name, we can use CLSIDs.
Lets say that you want to set the windows explorer start-up folder in windows 7 to open up My Computer.
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It is very useful to know how many days are your system up and online. Especialy in windows OS.
There are several ways to find the system uptime in Windows XP and above:
Using Systeminfo command:
This command-line utility shows the time that the system was booted and its running time.
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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?
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