Category Archives: Windows Server Operating System

When was your server rebooted last

Use this command in windows cmd to get the last time your server booted up or was rebooted. C:\>systeminfo | findstr /i boot System Boot Time: 10/5/2016, 1:13:08 PM Boot Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume2 As to who rebooted it ;). You can … Continue reading

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MSI installation package did not run successfully.

At times you find that some msi installer that you ran did not install successfully. You can enable MSI verbose logging by running below command and view the logs from %temp% folder. You will have to add the below reg … Continue reading

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Run command promt as sytem user

The following link helps for opening command prompt as a system user. http://verbalprocessor.com/2007/12/05/running-a-cmd-prompt-as-local-system/

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Running a powershell script as a Scheduled Task

I found this link to run a powershell script using the Task Scheduler. http://techhead.co/using-task-scheduler-to-run-a-powershell-script/ To create a simple task to copy a directory from one location to another.Open task scheduler and click Create Basic task.Give the name as Copy task. … Continue reading

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IE9 32-bit crashing.

My internet explorer started crashing one day. And this error was logged in the applicaiton log. Faulting application name: iexplore.exe, version: 9.0.8112.16450, time stamp: 0x503723f6 Faulting module name: unknown, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x00000000 Exception code: 0xc00000fd Fault offset: 0x739ae2d4 … Continue reading

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