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1answer
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Can the Installation Monitor from the Win2K Resource kit be used on newer OS's?

Can the utility "Installation Monitor" from the Windows 2000 Resource Kit Tools for administrative tasks be used on newer OS's, specifically, Windows Server 2008 R2. The main thing I am concerned ...
0
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1answer
57 views

Avoiding configuration drift

I run 11 Windows 2008 R2 x64 servers. I am looking at a way to manage and avoid configuration drift. Does anyone know any tools that could help with this? Thanks
0
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2answers
65 views

List of Different Directory Sizes

I have a list of folders on my network in a .txt, which are stored in different locations throughout the network. Looking for a tool or script to pull the size of those folders and output them to a ...
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1answer
40 views

Windows Text Search Tool Including PDFs [closed]

Looking for recommendations for tool/process to search through roughly 2TBs of data looking for certain phrases. This would include office docs, .txt, and PDFs. I see a lot of tools out there for ...
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3answers
243 views

Monitor a window or RDP Session

At my job, I often perform tasks on remote Windows machines using RDP. These tasks can take a long time to finish (hours/days/weeks), so I end up with many RDP sessions open simultaneously, each with ...
3
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6answers
3k views

Free tool/script for directory size calculation

Does anyone know of a free command-line tool or script that calculates the size of a directory including all subdirectories? It needs to be compatible with Windows 7, work with hard links and ...
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2answers
703 views

compare windows server for patch/update/hotfix installs

Are there any tools that can be used to connect to windows 2008 servers, and get a comparison of the installed patches/updates on the servers, showing what is installed on one and not on the other? ...
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3answers
252 views

Tool to change user information in AD and Exchange

Is there any tool that can be used by HR to fill and change user details in AD and Exchange? (eg: company, department, telephone numbers, etc.)
0
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3answers
204 views

Centralized backup method recommendation for SMEs with various OSes

Hi I was wondering what in your opinion is the "best" method for having "everything" backed-up in the following situation. We are a SMEs with 10 computers in total. Three of those computers are ...
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2answers
196 views

Unicode versions of common UNIX text tools to run on Windows

I can't afford the MKS toolkit (also think its a bit overkill for my needs). So I was wondering is anyone knew of the standard set of unix text tools but that can handle unicode files under Windows. ...
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3answers
114 views

Tool to download only selective pages / particular page from a document ! [closed]

Many tools have the feature of printing a particular page or a continous range of selective pages. Similarly, we might require to see only few pages of the particular document that is available in ...
2
votes
3answers
394 views

windows Network Monitoring Tools

I am wanted to know how many computer accesses in a same internet in small office. If any body know any free tools which can monitor small network (2 Windows PC's and 10 laptop mainly running XP - ...
2
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4answers
145 views

Any simple tools for re-loading a specified web page periodically (Windows)?

I've got a website that is exhibiting slow performance on the first load and would like to attempt to load it every 5 minutes or so to keep the cache fresh. Are there any simple tools to accomplish ...
3
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7answers
2k views

graphic visualization of a process memory

Is there any tool that draws a graphic visualization of a process' memory? I'd like a graph showing the percentage of pages in physical memory and in the page file.
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2answers
182 views

Registry/System Tool like jv16 Power Tools 1.4

I've been using the freeware version of the jv16 Power Tools (1.4.x) for quite some time and it works great. It allows me to search the registry, do complete find/replace operations simply, scan down ...
5
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4answers
4k views

Keeping track of changes to a System during Software/Patch Installation

Let's say I'm installing a software on Windows and I want to see all the changes it has made during its installation, what is the easiest way to keep track of system changes. The change could happen ...
1
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11answers
903 views

Must have Windows Systems Client-side tools and settings

What tools do you install on Windows systems on a regular basis - the 'can't live without' tools? (Edit : I mean to focus on more client tools for usage rather than sysadmin tools - as pointed out ...
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5answers
782 views

What are good command line utilites in Windows to monitor processes?

I would love to have ps, top, and time on Windows to monitor the performance of a developed C++ application on Windows from a remote shell. Are any of these available?
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5answers
856 views

Image software that can push to a network share

I am in a situation where our portable hard drive has taken a turn for the worst and now our only alternative is to push images to a network share. Unfortunaly norton ghost does not support networks ...
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10answers
18k views

Convenient Windows equivalent to tail -f logfile?

Is there some convenient alternative to this on Windows? I always miss this away from Linux. And no I don't consider Cygwin or some other bash port to be "convenient". :) Either a small app that'll ...
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4answers
23k views

How to convert text file from Windows line breaks to Unix ones on Unix/Linux?

Is there a quick way to convert text file from Unix line breaks to Windows ones in Unix environment? I thought there could be a standard utility.
3
votes
7answers
521 views

Any tools for saving web pages and related links to view offline? [closed]

I am going on a vacation and will be bringing my laptop. I am trying to read during wait time (at the air port) and flight There are tons of articles to catch up. What would be a good way to save web ...
2
votes
3answers
237 views

Tools for conducting a Security Audit / Probe

What are some good tools to run tests validating a Windows server Web & DB server is properly secure? Are there any tools which are comprehensive and will scan for all the popular known ...
19
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16answers
8k views

What are good tools to show disk usage (for Windows)? [closed]

I like to use TreeSize and WinDirStat. What else is out there, and why should I use it?
5
votes
4answers
368 views

Suggestions for recovery toolkit [closed]

For someone looking after a small 50 Windows PC network (Mainly XP - some Vista), what is a good set of recovery tools that can put installed on a USB drive (or perhaps CD?) to enable us to ...
2
votes
3answers
231 views

What would be a barely-adequate portable virtual machine?

I want set up a virtual machine on a thumb drive and load it down with tools for repairing borked Windows installations. I figure i need just enough to piggy-back on the machine's installed drivers ...