Recently I needed to install a number of fonts from a folder into a Windows 7 installation. One notable change with fonts since Windows XP is that you can’t just copy the fonts to the fonts folder. Windows Vista and 7 needs to register the font in the registry.
Posts Tagged ‘Script’
If you have every used CSVDE and exported Active Directory objects, you’ve noticed the integer that represents time. Last logon time is one such value that is represented as this integer. There is a way to convert it to time and date that is human readable.
During the day I always have a command window open on my desktop. It helps get simple tasks done; like reseting a password for a user or opening an ssh session with a remote box. I have a multitude of Windows command or cmd scripts that help me through out the day. Often I may want to change or tweak a script and then the hunt is on… Which directory was it created in? I know that it is in the path; because I can just execute it without typing it’s full path, but where is it?
I think we have all rebooted a server and then asked ourselves “Did it actually reboot?”. So we hunt through the logs for the event and then move on or reboot it again. During patch day for the servers this can be a real nag, knowing when something is back online so you can finish patching it; is key to getting the job done. So I wrote this little batch script a while ago to help keep track.