10 tips for troubleshooting DNS problems

DNS is one of the most essential services on any Windows network. Active Directory can't function without DNS, and it's is also used by any number of other network functions. So it's critical to troubleshoot DNS problems as fast as possible. Thankfully, the process is usually fairly easy. Here are 10 of my favorite DNS [...]

By | 2017-05-22T13:16:56+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Linux, Windows|0 Comments

7 commands every system administrator should know

PC troubleshooting is becoming less common in larger organizations, but consultants and techs in smaller shops still have to get their hands dirty identifying and fixing desktop problems. Oftentimes, troubleshooting Windows 7 means delving into the command line. Here are 10 fundamental Windows 7 commands you might find helpful. Before I begin... This article is [...]

By | 2017-05-22T13:13:45+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Windows|0 Comments

MS-DOS Command in Microsoft Windows

DOS commands are the commands available in MS-DOS that are used to interact with the operating system and other command line based software. Unlike in Windows, DOS commands are the primary way in which you use the operating system. Windows, and other modern OSs use a graphics-based system designed for touch or a mouse. DOS Commands [...]

By | 2017-04-10T08:27:55+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Windows|0 Comments

Netstat Command in Microsoft Windows

What is the Netstat Command? The netstat command is a Command Prompt command used to display very detailed information about how your computer is communicating with other computers or network devices. Specifically, the netstat command can show details about individual network connections, overall and protocol-specific networking statistics, and much more, all of which could help [...]

By | 2017-04-10T08:24:17+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Windows|0 Comments

Ping Command in Microsoft Windows

The ping command is a Command Prompt command used to test the ability of the source computer to reach a specified destination computer. The ping command is usually used as a simple way verify that a computer can communicate over the network with another computer or network device. The ping command operates by sending Internet [...]

By | 2017-04-10T08:18:58+00:00 April 8th, 2017|Windows|0 Comments