Beyond Compare 2.4.3 INNO repack with license key

Beyond Compare® is the ideal tool for comparing files and folders on your Windows or Linux system. Visualize changes in your code and carefully reconcile them. Beyond Compare is available at Scooter Software. A license was purchased to support a large user community. I wanted a means to simplify the distribution of this application with the license file. I chose…

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Map a drive with username and password script

Once compiled into an executable, the username and password is fairly safe. Yes, there are very rare decompilers out there, but safe to the normal user community. I chose this method of VBS2EXE type applications since those applications have a tendancy to extract the data in pure text either in local folder or temp folder. This method extracts to memory….

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ieSpell scripts to register and remove registration

The method provided by ieSpell to register multiple users simultaniously over a mobile network was not a viable solution. I created this little script to simplify the task. I needed another script to remove registration from user systems who no longer require the application.

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Diskeeper 2007 reports \$Extend\$UsnJrnl incorrectly

Diskeeper reported that the \$Extend\$UsnJrnl [Excluded] file size of 872 GB on a 10 GB partition. Diskeeper helpdesk identified problems with OS upgrades regarding \$Extend\$UsnJrnl, however could not address the file size anomaly. Ticket closed. After a little research, I discovered a native command line utility called Fsutil. After executing this utility the problem is resolved.

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Event ID 1091 Group Policy … failed to log RSOP.

The Group Policy client-side extension IP Security failed to log RSOP (Resultant Set of Policy) data. Please look for any errors reported earlier by that extension. The Event Viewer may look something like this:   Resolution Create a batch (ie. fix1091.cmd) file with the following content. Reboot, do a GPUPDATE /force. If errors continue, then: Do a GPUPDATE /force, then…

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Remove Active Directory from first Domain Controller in a Windows Server environment

Remove Active Directory from first Domain Controller in a Windows 2003 Server environment Preface Installed two Microsoft Windows 2003 servers as Active Directory domain controllers. The intent is to replace the original two Microsoft Windows 2003 servers as Active Directory domain controllers. One domain controller was relatively easy to remove Active Directory using DCPROMO. The other not so easy. Problem…

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Compress Logs to Individual Archives using Command Line

Preface A need to zip log files had arisen and needed to determine a solution. Winzip requires an installation of Winzip Command Line. If Winzip is unregistered, the application will prompt for acknowledgement to that fact. Tested several FREEWARE products, all require installation prior to use of command line or utilize proprietary compression. Solution Microsoft Compress.exe. It is FREEWARE, requires…

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