List installed Windows updates from the command line / DOS

List installed Windows updates from the command line / DOS It is easier than most would think to List installed Windows updates from the command line / DOS. This can come in handy if you have two identical machines and one is having an issue. You could save the output from both systems and use something […]

Backup DNS settings in Windows Server 2012 R2

Backup DNS settings in Windows Server 2012 R2 Backing up your Domain Name Services is quite simple using powershell: Using powershell run: dnscmd ServerName /ZoneExport corp.DC1.local backup\ServerName.local.dns.bkup dnscmd ServerName /ZoneExport _msdcs.corp.DC1.local backup\_msdcs.ServerName.local.dns.bkup Where ServerName is replaced with your server’s hostname that is running DNS. The output should look similar to the screenshot below: The output files should be […]

Running Internet Explorer in compatibility mode for an older version of Internet Explorer

Running Internet Explorer in compatibility mode for an older version of Internet Explorer You gotta love Internet Exploder. In Microsoft’s infinite wisdom they usually break previous features with updates, however Microsoft does have a compatibility mode that you can take advantage of if a particular website isn’t working. Open the site that you need to […]

operator overloading in C#

Operator Overloading in C# One of the greatest things you can find in c# is operator overloading capability. This is very awesome and applicable especially in a calculation related solution. We all know what is the easiest way to add two numbers, or two strings, simply by using + operator. Short example: int a = […]