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Windows chkdsk Log

The Windows chkdsk log takes quite a long time to run. You’ll probably want to run it overnight. After the chkdsk runs, a summary screen appears for a while and then disappears as Windows boots up. To find out the … Continue reading

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Reset Windows Passwords for Vista, 7, and 2008 Server

On one of my VMs with Windows 2008 Server, I needed to reset the Administrator password. A quick google led me to a very nice little trick. This also works for Windows Vista, Windows 7 as well as on Windows … Continue reading

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Auto Login, and Logon Messages with XP, Vista, Windows 7

To enable Auto-Login in XP, Vista or Windows 7 START -> run -> control userpasswords2 (In Vista or Windows7, you can go START -> (in the search box) cmd    In the Command type control userpasswords2) (uncheck “Users must enter a user … Continue reading

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