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[testbinary] WinCDEmu ~ works on Win7

Posted in Blogroll, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 11, 2012 by abhishekkr [31-March-2012]

Fine Features:

  • One-click mounting of ISO, CUE, NRG, MDS/MDF, CCD, IMG images.
  • Supports unlimited amount of virtual drives.
  • Runs on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows versions from XP to Windows 7.
  • Small installer size – less than 1MB!Allows creating ISO images through a context menu in Explorer.
  • Does not require rebooting after installation.
  • A special portable version is available.
  • Translated to more than 20 languages.
  • Does not occupy drive letters when not used.
  • Supports data, DVD-video and BD-video images.
  • WinCDEmu is free for any kind of use – it is licensed under LGPL

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[justfewtuts] Basics of Powershell ~ empowering Windows Config/Admin Automation

Posted in Blogroll with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on December 28, 2011 by abhishekkr [24-December-2011]

Basics  of  MS Windows Powershell

A dotNet framework based scripting language to automate the configuration/administration of Microsoft Windows machine.
Powershell is loaded with several cmdlets (special command-lets) acting as a built-in shell utilities to perform different tasks on Windows machine for performing administrative tasks.

Getting Started
Powershell’s cmdlets act upon and return objects as a result of any action taken.
These can be used in combination with traditional Windows services like Registry, Net and more.

To try your hands over powershell, access it at ‘Start Menu’ > ‘Accessories’ > ‘Windows Powershell’;
there you’ll get mainly a shell from ‘Powershell’, and an interactive IDE-like shell‘Powershell ISE’.

Using powershell, cmdlets are the main power-source of this Powershell which are discussed briefly below…..

to get a quick /Hello World/ feel of Powershell, you could try on few next steps
* emulating a …..

 [+] to have a Powershell script, check for a system service….. start it if stopped

  $svc_name = “aspnet_state
  $svc_status = Get-Service | Where {$ -eq $svc_name} | %{ $_.status }
if (-not $svc_status) {
     Write-Host “Error: $svc_name not found”
  elseif ($svc_status -eq “running”){
     Write-Host “status ok $svc_name”
  } else {
     Start-Service $svc_name

  [+] Now …..

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[] Microsoft Network Monitor

Posted in Blogroll, tutorial with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 10, 2010 by abhishekkr

@ [23/June/2010]

Microsoft Network Monitor {its free, it’s efficient}
Microsoft Network Monitor
Usage Video:

Brief Description:
One of the best network analysis utilities on Windows.
You can choose any Physical/Virtual NIC present on …click here to read fullBlogPost