What Is NetBIOS?

What Is NetBIOS?

NetBIOS is a protocol used to provide communication services for the Windows operating systems. NetBIOS was developed early 1980’s for small networks for communication. NetBIOS standardized with the RFC 1001 and RFC 1002. NetBIOS Services NetBIOS provides 3 main services. These services are generally used by the Windows operating systems like Windows XP, Windows 7, … Read more

PowerShell If Elseif Else Statement Tutorial

PowerShell If Elseif Else Statement Tutorial

PowerShell provides the if..else statements in order to execute PowerShell code for the specified conditions. The if..else statement simply works with boolean expressions where if the specified condition is True the related statement and code block is executed. If the specified condition is False the related statement and code block are not executed. if..elseif..else Statement … Read more

How To Open Registry Editor (Regedit) In Windows?

How To Open Registry Editor (Regedit) In Windows?

The Registry Editor or Regedit is a tool used to change, add, delete registry values. Windows registry is used to configure different attributes of the Windows operating system. The registry editor can be opened in different ways like command-line interface, Start menu, etc. In this tutorial, we examine how to open registry editor for different … Read more

How To Open Command Prompt In Windows 10?

How To Open Command Prompt In Windows 10?

Windows operating systems like Windows XP, Windows 8, Windows 10, and Windows Server provides the Command Prompt or MS-DOS in order to execute commands in a user-friendly way. Even the PowerShell is also a command prompt generally the MS-DOS is used as the first choice for the term “Command Prompt”. Open Command Prompt via Windows+X … Read more

How To Open Disk Management Tool In Windows 10?

How To Open Disk Management Tool In Windows 10?

Windows operating systems provide the Disk Management Tool to perform basic and advanced disk and file system operations. The Disk Management can be used to initialize a new drive, extend and shrink existing volumes, change drive letters, troubleshoot disk-related problems, etc. The Disk Management tool can be opened in different ways which are described below. … Read more

How To Calculate MD5 Checksum In Windows?

How To Calculate MD5 Checksum In Windows?

MD5 is a message-digest algorithm or hash algorithm used to check the integrity of the files and data. Even it is assumed as non-secure or broken it is widely used because of its roots and popularity. Windows operating systems like Windows XP, Windows 10, Windows Server provides different tools to calculate MD5 hash. In this … Read more

Chkdsk Command Tutorial

Chkdsk Command Tutorial

All modern Windows operating systems provide the chkdsk command which is used to check file system and file system metadata for hard drives and volumes. If there are errors about file systems and file system metadata they can be also fixed by using the chkdsk command. chkdsk Command Syntax The chkdsk command has the following … Read more

PowerShell Multiline/Block Comment Tutorial

PowerShell provides the multiline comment or block comment in order to create comments which wraps multiple lines. Even PowerShell provides single line comment too but it is not useable to create long description. PowerShell multiline or block comments can be used to explain the complete PowerShell module, specific function, part of the PowerShell script and … Read more

How To Force Windows Update?

How To Force Windows Update?

Windows operating systems provide Updates in order to fix bugs, patch security vulnerabilities, and add new features. With the Windows 8 and Windows 10 operating systems, the Windows updates are automatically installed by default. But in some cases, the update may not be installed properly and we have to force it to update. There are … Read more