Disable Windows Startup Repair as Default Option

I was having issues where my older raid card would not get recognized on the first boot, causing windows to reboot, then BSOD. So 50% of the time I would reboot and would be stuck on the repair screen, so I wanted to disable it. Apparently you can through the bcdedit! bcdedit /set {default} recoveryenabled ...

copy a file into all user directories via bat files for windows 7 or xp using a wildcard

I needed to copy one file into all of the user directories on computers. I ended up creating a for loop, print it, then use that list as a variable to throw in, worked great. This was one of the few things I could not find on google, so hopefully this hits a few keywords ...

Someone is currently logged into the APC Management Web Server

All you have to do to fix this is telnet into the IP using the credentials, the defaults are usually APC // APC and then type exit and the web console should work again.

How to enable tethering/hotspot on Lollipop on the Nexus 6

I have gotten this to work on stock 5.0 and stock 5.0.2 Nexus 6 with ATT. Pre-req is you must be at least rooted. All work is done at your own risk, as modifying your system files can really muck your device up if done incorrectly. 1) Using a file explorer, navigate to /system/ 2) ...

How to change license from server 2012 r2 eval with MAK key

I found out you can do this pretty simply. I wanted to change my 2012 R2 Standard Eval ISO to use my 2012 R2 Standard MAK key. I ran this in an elevated command prompt: DISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerStandard /ProductKey:xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx /AcceptEula replacing the x’s with your key, hit enter and it should work with a requested ...

creating large, empty files in windows

I ran this in Windows 7, but using fsutil you have a LOT of options. fsutil file createnew c:\testfile.txt 150000000 this created a 150mb empty file so I can use for testing. If you run fsutil you will see you have a lot more options: 8dot3name 8dot3name managment behavior Control file system behavior dirty Manage ...

setting up putty to be used as a socks5 proxy over ssh

This was taken from: http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~xuanluo/sshproxywin.html I am posting this for my own knowledge, just incase that site ever goes down. Run PuTTY. It starts in the “Session” screen; fill in the settings for your SSH connection. The fields “Host Name” and “Port” are pretty self-explanatory. You can enter the username too by filling the “Host ...

using chrome with socks ssh proxy without any DNS leaks

using chrome with socks ssh proxy without any DNS leaks
For funsies, I wanted to try this. I wanted to use my SOCKS proxy setup, which was very simple: Then I wanted to use chrome to bypass all proxies that IE has setup AND make sure DNS leaks do not occur. HOW TO SETUP SOCKS PROXY VIA SSH and PUTTY: http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~xuanluo/sshproxywin.html Once you have created ...

How to remove the chrome bell in the notification tray icon

Well this is annoying! It used to be removed via: chrome://flags/ and then just disabling “Enable Rich Notifications Mac, Windows”, but now it is: “Notification Center behavior Mac”. You also have to leave the setting to DEFAULT, and not disabled. Then relaunch and it’s gone. We shall see what it takes on the next go ...

centos 6 multiple vlans with one eth device

The scenario I had was 1 eth0 device, and my port trunk’d to allow 9 and 10 vlans. I wanted to assign the full /24 to this box, using only eth0 and the trunk port in CentOS 6. This is what I had to do. in linux NEED eth0 and one VLAN’d CFG: cd /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ ...