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Useful tips and tricks for Microsoft Windows.

Installation of Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2

 Installation of  Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Download Microsoft Security Essentials from Microsoft download site – http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security-essentials-all-versions >>  Right Click on the mseinstall.exe. >> Properties >> Compatibility tab. >> Locate the Compatibility section. … Continue reading

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Error during apache httpd starup

1. “[error] Init: SSLPassPhraseDialog builtin is not supported on Win32″ Reason – Apache has been installed on windows and unable to start because HTTPS  configuration. Solution – a. Remove/comment SSLPassPhrase context fromssl.conf or httpd.conf b. Make a copy of the … Continue reading

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Recall the sent message from Microsoft Outlook over MS-Exchange server

Recall the sent message from Microsoft Outlook over MS-Exchange server Do the following: In Mail, in the Navigation Pane, click Sent Items. Open the message you want to recall or replace. On the Actions menu, click Recall This Message. I … Continue reading

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How to delete the uninstalled or removed application service from Micorsoft Windows?

How to delete the uninstalled or removed aplication service from Micorsoft Windows? Stop the service which you want to remove in case it shows still running run the following commands from command prompt # net stop {Service Name} once service … Continue reading

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DOS/Batch script to download a file with specific date format from password protected url

Here is a script using which you can download a file from url which is password protect using wget.exe (external small binary), which has a specific date format. ie. YYYY-MM-DD You can save this code as a download_zipfile.bat and schedule … Continue reading

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Shortcut Keys- Tips and trikcs for windows

Shortcut  Keys- Tips and trikcs for windows 1 Ctrl + Shift + A AllCaps Makes the selection all capitals (toggle) 2 Alt + Ctrl + 1 ApplyHeading1 Applies Heading 1 style to the selected text 3 Alt + Ctrl + … Continue reading

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