How to Display Windows Server / Desktop Information

Q. How to display Windows Server or Windows Desktop information ? A. There are two method to display windows server or windows desktop information. First method is by using “systeminfo” command and second by using “winver” command. Both command require you to login to the workstation and open the MS-DOS command prompt shell window. Method … 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 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 Check MX record using Windows Command Prompt

MX record or mail exchanger record is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) that specifies a mail server responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of a recipient’s domain, and a preference value used to prioritize mail delivery if multiple mail servers are available. The set of MX records of … Read more

How to Flush DNS on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Window 7

Most windows workstation or notebook that are used to connect internet or used to browsing the internet do what is called domain name system (DNS) caching. The windows workstation with DNS client service enabled will automatically cache IP Addresses and other DNS results. If DNS client service stop, the workstation will not able to resolve … Read more

Basic Usage of nslookup Command in Windows

Nslookup.exe or nslookup is a network administratiom command-line administrative tool for testing, dignosis and troubleshoot DNS servers issue. To use nslookup in Windows operating system, TCP/IP protocol must be installed and at least one DNS server has been configured. Nslookup command can be run in two modes, interactive and noninteractive mode. Example 1 show that … Read more