Srini's Point of View

My thoughts on technology, food and other fancies…

Windows registry repair

I found this wonderful free tool to repair registry problems.. It’s just simply called registry repair! Saw some good reviews and it is dead simple to use.. Just scan your registry and you will see a list of potential problems. You can then fix and repair the problem right ...

A better cygwin terminal - rxvt

rxvt is so much more better than the default cygwin terminal. You will thank me once you switch to using rxvt. To get rxvt working without starting an X Server, just create a shortcut using the following -

C:\cygwin\bin\rxvt.exe -fg green -bg black -fn "Lucida Console-14" -e ...

Find user details on windows user in a domain

Here is a quick tip - If you want to find out details on a user account on windows inside a particular domain use the following command on a DOS prompt

net user username /domain

where the username is the username of the account you want more information on. You can ...

Hit by AV.EXE virus - Cannot run any programs

I recently got hit by the AV.EXE virus. This was a really bad virus. I got a pop up which looked as if it was a windows dialogue box telling me to install this anti spyware/virus scanner. I knew I should not even touch the popup box and ...