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An IT Engineer with a love for all things IT including (but not limited to), Microsoft Azure, Automation and Service Management!


  1. How to Create a Directory list to Notepad

    This is how you make a list of directories/files on your computer using Command Prompt, Click Start Click Programs Click Accessories Click Command Prompt Type in the following command: dir /a /b /-p /o:gen >filelisting.txt It will then create a list. …


  2. How to Guide to using Nero Startsmart to burn CDs and DVDs

    To Open Nero Click Start Click All Programs Click Nero Click Nero StartSmart Burning a CD using Nero StartSmart At the top of Nero make sure you have “CD/DVD” selected. To make an Audio or Data CD select the relevant icon. Click Make Data / Make Audio CD. Click Add Select the files you would like to burn to the CD and select Add. Select Finished when you have finished adding the files you want...…


  3. How To: Fix ‘Cryptographic Service’ error when installing Windows XP Updates

    Open a command prompt window (click Start, Run, type cmd and hit Enter) and then type the following commands: regsvr32 softpub.dll _ regsvr32 wintrust.dll_ _ regsvr32 initpki.dll_ _ regsvr32 dssenh.dll_ _ regsvr32 rsaenh.dll_ _ regsvr32 gpkcsp.dll_ _ regsvr32 sccbase.dll_ _ regsvr32 slbcsp.dll_ _ regsvr32 cryptdlg.dll_ Restart Cryptographic Services by clicking the Start button again, and try installing the service pack or security patch once more. If the above solution’s do not work. You can use...…


  4. How to disable the Windows XP Boot Disk

    Disable the Windows XP Boot Disk Click Start and then click Run; type in: msconfig Click BOOT.INI from the top tabs. Go down to Boot Options, and tick: /NOGUIBOOT Click Apply then Ok to close msconfig. Restart the computer The splash screen will be gone. It can be re-enabled by unticking /NOGUIBOOT back in the msconfig._ …


  5. How to create a Windows XP Picture Screensaver

    How to create a Windows XP Picture Screensaver Right-click an empty spot on your desktop and then click Properties. Click the Screen Saver tab. In the Screen saver list, click My Pictures Slideshow. Click Settings to make any adjustments Click OK. Click the Preview button to see how it will look. Click OK if you are happy with the results. …