If you use Vista and don’t ever need or use hibernation, you can disable this feature to save disk space.
In addition, disabling hibernation and removing Hiberfil.sys file is a very good idea… you really don’t want servers hibernating!
See Microsoft KB Article 920730 at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/920730
MyEventViewer is a simple alternative to the standard event viewer of Windows. As oppose to Windows event viewer, MyEventViewer allows you to watch multiple event logs in one list, as well as the event description and data are displayed in the main window, instead of opening a new one.
Also, with MyEventViewer you can easily select multiple event items and then save them to HTML/Text/XML file, or copy them to the clipboard and then paste them into Excel.
Download from http://www.nirsoft.net
If you run VMWare with Linux guests and copy them around you may have noticed a strange issue with the Ethernet assignments e.g. eth0 becomes eth1.
After a Google search I found this excellent post with the solution!
We all have used or use top in Linux, recently I discovered a cool version of top called htop.
htop is a interactive process viewer for Linux. It is a text-mode application (for console or X terminals) and requires ncurses.
More information and download it from the official site here:
You can also see if it’s available in your distro’s repos, currently I’ve found it on Debian’s lenny’s repos.
If you have a box with more than 4GB of RAM with Debian Etch loaded up, here is how to use that extra RAM:
Here is the complete netsh command reference on Microsoft’s website: