Category Archives: WIN

How to view WIN OS version, if there are WMI problems

Since it is a production server, no WMI restart! So I have to get OS version with alternate methods, that is CLI. Note : cmd start as Administrator account Way 1 C:\Users\veldaebel>ver Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002] So, it works, but … Continue reading

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How to see existing “Scheduled Tasks”

WIN 2003 First way 1. Connect via Remote Desktop-om to your Win 2003 server 2. Go to folder C:\WINDOWS\Tasks and see what is all there, but use “Advanced/View Log” . Second way From command line, on WIN 2003 server : … Continue reading

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Logs for scheduled tasks

Connected with my previous post. Since I have set up scheduled tasks, I want to check if they did what they should have. PS Logs contain “exit codes”, so here is what some of them mean : 0 – success … Continue reading

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Task scheduling – defragmentation

On a few servers some partitions are in a bad need of defragmentation, so I looked up how to schedule it to be done out of the working hours. In my next post you can see how to check if … Continue reading

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How to get rid of the POP SUGAR pop-ups

1. Using Control Panel do the uninstall for : AlllCheapPeruiCe 5.2, YoubeAdBlocker 1.2, TheBlooccker 1.3, Video Player, Plus-HD 1.3, BetterSurf, CouponMeApp, TubeAdblOCkER, BLoCkTheADApp 3.2, WatchItAdBlocake, Media Player 1.1, Savings Bull, Start Savin, Websteroids, ScorpionSaver, HD-Plus 3.5, Media Watch, Re-Markit, Remarkable, … Continue reading

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Problem : “system out of memory” – solved!!!!

This appears on WIN 2003/32 SP2 SE, where there is a limit on RAM memory of 4G, so it should see all, not only part of it….. (link) I added another 2G RAM, but the problem persists, so I started … Continue reading

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MCSA 70-411 part 1

So, the second part is next. Abbreviations are aplenty : AD CS – Active Directory certificate services, issues and manages public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates AD FS – active directory federation services ADSI – Active Directory service interfaces ANI – … Continue reading

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WIN 2003 server and a “Exception of type ‘System.OutOfMemoryException’ was thrown.”

Yesss, a old server, 32bits, but the application is also old 🙂 Problem : from time to time, there is a error in logs : “Exception of type ‘System.OutOfMemoryException’ was thrown.”, and the application goes down. Solution : find out … Continue reading

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How to buy a A+VCE from Microsoft

It is not easy to buy something from Microsoft, if you live in Serbia. In my case it is a A+VCE program. What you need : * Microsoft account * Valid payment method (PayPal, credit card for Internet payments…..) which … Continue reading

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WMI service on WIN 2008 server

MS SCOM reported some trouble with WMI service. WMI=Windows Management Instrumentation. I tried restart through Server Manager/Services, but it got stuck neither here nor there. 1) Restart iz CLI-a : (as admin) : >net stop winmgmt 2) If that does … Continue reading

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