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Month: June, 2009

Terminal services console mode

10 June, 2009 (16:10) | Mindless Blather | No comments

To connect to the console of a windows box: start> run> mstsc.exe /console /V servername

Changing wireless network order of preference

2 June, 2009 (15:29) | How to, wireless | No comments

Windows vista remembers all the wireless networks you have ever been on. Once in a while you should hop in to control panel> network and sharing> Manage Wireless networks. Here you can drag your favorite networks to the top and delete those pesky ones from the bellagio in vegas.

How slow is your clock speed in power saver mode?

1 June, 2009 (13:15) | Hardware Info, How to, Stupid windows tricks | No comments

1st – High performance – 2194 2nd – Power Saver – 1097 3rd – Balanced – 2194 So you can see that the CPU clock speed drops more than 40% in power saver mode on my Dell Precision 6300. So if you have ever wondered why your computer was so slow when it is unplugged, […]

Checking CPU speed from the command line

1 June, 2009 (13:02) | Hardware Info, How to | No comments

wmic cpu get CurrentClockSpeed I was trying to find about the quickest way to look for my CPU speed again. I think i like this little wmi one liner. Processor clock speed should be easier to look up, but MS thinks you want to know the model, stepping number before what it is to a […]