How to Check Windows Server 2012 Activation Status

As the system administrator, it may be necessary for you to check the licensing status of a server after it has been configured. The following steps will describe the steps to check windows server 2012 activation status. Method 1 : 1. From the Start menu : 2. Select “Arrow down” button : 3. Click “Command Prompt” … Read more

How to Disabled Password Complexity Requirements on Windows Server 2012

By default Microsoft Windows Server 2012 enforces users to use strong passwords. However there is the simple steps to disabled password complexity requirements on Windows Server 2012. 1. Open the Start screen and click the Administrative Tools icon. 2. In Administrative Tools folder, double click the Local Security Policy icon. 3.  Expand Account Policies and … Read more

How to Manually Extend the Evaluation Period for Windows Server 2008

Microsoft allow you to have an unlimited number of testing during the evaluation period of the Windows Server 2008. You can use that evaluation version for 10 days or 60 days without any activation. When the initial 10-day or 60-day evaluation period nears its end, you can RESET the licensing status of the Windows Server … Read more

How to Install VMware Tools in a Windows 2008 Server

VMware tools are not necessary to be installed in any guest operating system (OS). But it is always recommended to install VMware tools as it will benefits the guest OS such as enhanced mouse driver and improved video performance. This post provides the steps to install VMware Tools in a Windows 2008 Server. 1. From … Read more

How to Install and Configure XAMPP 1.8.1 on Windows

If you plan to host your development PHP applications on local windows workstation or windows server, i would recommend you to use XAMPP as your web server. XAMPP is one of the popular and cross-platform package of a Apache HTTP server, MySQL database, PHP interpreter, and Perl interpreter. It’s consist of Apache web server, MySQL, PHP, … Read more

How to Use the Tracert Command in Windows

Tracert or Trace Route is a network diagnostic tool for displaying the path of packet and IP address information takes from your computer to specified destination. Tracert is DOS command that equivalent with traceroute command if in linux operating system. It will list all the routers it passes through until it reached the one you … Read more

How to Install 389 LDAP Windows Console Client on Windows

389 Directory Server is an enterprise-class open source Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server. In order to manage this 389 directory server from windows, you need to install 389 Windows Console Client. This post will describes the steps to install 389 Windows Console Client on Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008. Please … Read more

Download and Install Java for Windows

Java technology allows you to work and play in a secure computing environment, play online games, chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest, and view images in 3D, just to name a few. You must have a installed copy of the JRE (Java Runtime Environment) on your windows workstation to run Java … Read more

5 Ways to open Command Prompt in Windows 8

In Windows 8 you will not see old Programs Menu and classic start button. In windows 7, usually end user will find applications quickly by searching them in the “Run” box. To find Windows command prompt also not easy as previous windows version. A Windows Command Prompt is a screen where you type in commands … Read more

How to Add Icons to Desktop Windows 8

By Default, only one icon available in Windows 8 desktop which is Recycle Bin at the top left corner and two icon at the taskbar’s left corner which are File Explorer and Internet Explorer. This might not convenience for the Windows 8 newbie. Most of Windows users still like to launch the it from the … Read more

Group Policy Editor Windows 7 – USB Devices Disabled

In certain circumstances, the system administrator or Information Technology ( IT ) officials will need to limit access to removable devices for each computer in the organization primarily due to security. By limiting the USB port we can avoid the virus does not spread from USB thumb drive. Most important, we also can make sure … Read more