Tech Tips for the Field

by John Roller

August, 2007

  • Windows Server Core

    A new option in Windows Server 2008 is Server Core. It provides a minimal environment for running a subset of the server roles, AD, DNS, DHCP, File & Print. It can reduce the servicing requirements and the attack surface for those server roles. http...
  • Vista Command Prompt in Admin Mode

    If you go down to Start and type CMD in the search box (not from the RUN line) and hit CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER, it will open the command prompt in Admin mode. Thanks Randy Rands for that one…
  • Tabbed IE Shortcuts

    When you have multiple tabs open in Internet Explorer, type CTRL+1, CTRL+2, etc. This will move that tab to the front.
  • Solid State Hard Drives are coming

    With sizes reaching 160GB, SATA II “no spinnie” hard drives will start showing up this fall in new computers and devices. http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/solid_state-drives/