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Getting remote Mount Point information with PowerShell

In a previous post I showed how to get remote disk information with PowerShell. The script works nice untill you execute it on a server with Mount Points. When executing the following script on a server with Mount Points:

Get-WmiObject win32_logicald…

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Review: Worm: The First Digital World War by Mark Bowden

Worm: The First Digital World War by Mark Bowden

Do you still remember Conficker, also known as Downup, Downadup and Kido? Conficker infected between 9 million and 15 million PCs
Here are just some examples that I pulled down from wikipedia

In…

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Is your Apache Server Status wide open for the world to see?

The Apache web server comes with something called Apache Module mod_status installed

From the Apache site: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/mod/mod_status.html
The Status module allows a server administrator to find out how well their server is perf…

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2011 A look back with some stats

Another year is about to end, time to do another post with some stats and numbers

The 10 most read posts of the year
We had a lot of blog posts in 2011, I blogged 105 times the last year. Here is a list of the ten most read posts for the year 2011…

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Don’t fall for the social engineering scam that makes you go to ammyy.com

I am pretty sure that none of our readers would fall for this social engineering scam that would make you share your computer with someone else, I am writing about it because I know of one person who had a call like this but she luckily hung up.

I he…

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You need to have hardware virtualization enabled if you want to run Windows 8 in Virtual Box

If your processor does not support Virtualization Technology then you can’t run Windows 8 in Virtual Box….you will get a black screen of death. In order to find out if your CPU supports hardware Virtualization Technology you can download the Intel Pro…

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LulzSec has shut down, has ended hacking campaign

LulzSec has just announced that it is shutting down. LulzSec, so far has hacked the CIA, U.S. Senate, Nintendo, Sony and others, has surprisingly announced that it is disbanding.

. /$$ /$$ /$$$$$$
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Compressing files with NTFS compression by running compact from the command line

You know that you can right click on a file/folder, select properties, click advanced and then compress contents to save disk space(see image).

Did you know that you can call this from the command line also? I just saw this on Raymond Chen’s b…

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Vulnerability in Microsoft Video ActiveX control could allow remote code execution

This is a bad one if you are running Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 with Internet Explorer. If you are running Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 then you are not affected The bad part about this is that all it takes for you is to visit a bad site. If you […]

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cidaemon.exe process CPU usage on Windows Server 2003 R2

One of my Windows Server 2003 R2 boxes started showing CPU bumps of 0 to 10% late last night. In investigating this a process cidaemon.exe was found to be the process causing the small but consistent utilization. This process is associated with full text indexing on Windows. Even if you don’t use full text indexing, […]

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