Category Archives: Utilities

Segmented Zip Files

By | November 29, 2017

7 Zip will segment files as it creates a compressed file with this command: cd “C:\Program Files\7-Zip” 7z -v500m a c:\backup\Filename C:\FolderToCompress Usage: 7z a -v{Size}[b|k|m|g] [<switches>…] <archive_name> [<file_names>…]

Photo Viewer for 10

By | November 15, 2017

Some users prefer to use the old Windows Photo Viewer. If the PC was upgraded it is still available. For a system that was clean installed use this registry hack. This also addresses the fact that Outlook is missing from the “Share Pictures” feature of the new photos app.

Clonezilla

By | June 11, 2017

  Clonezilla is a free partition and disk imaging/cloning program. It runs from USB and works with basically every OS. It can be used to do a direct clone to a new drive or backup to an image that can be restored to bare metal.  Instructions:

Clean All Temp Folders

By | February 28, 2017

$tempfolders = @(“C:\Windows\Temp\*”, “C:\Windows\Prefetch\*”, “C:\Documents and Settings\*\Local Settings\temp\*”, “C:\Users\*\Appdata\Local\Temp\*”,”C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\*”); Remove-Item $tempfolders -force -recurse

EDB Recovery

By | October 24, 2016

To recover an Exchange database: 1) Run eseutil /mh E:\Exchange\mailbox.edb If the state is Clean Shutdown skip to step 4 2)Verify Logs are not damaged: eseutil /ml E:\Exchange\Log\E01 (path ends with the first 3 characters of log files to be inspected) 3) Try eseutil /r E00 /a /t /d E:\Exchange\Mailbox.edb /l E:\Exchange\Log For this error: “Operation terminated with… Read More »