VBScript code: View CPU usage for a process name

On July 14, 2010, in How-to, Scripting, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

So you need a VB script to check for a process or set of processes CPU usage? Let’s say I want to see all “svchost.exe” process PID’s and the amount of CPU each process is using? see in line 6 and 7 the name of the process your looking for? Just edit the name of the process and run the script. It will print out the PID and the CPU Continue reading

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After installing Windows 2008 R2 and then running the updates you start getting “There was a problem starting oobefldr.dll The specified module could not be found” being displayed as a error pop up when logging in to the desktop?

Just remove…
Log off and back on and and messages are now gone!

Enjoy Continue reading

VMware ESX 4 -> Failed to update disk partition information.

After creating a new LUN on a Dell MD3000i, I wanted to add the new iSCSI LUN to my ESXi server. Everything went fine, the LUN was presented and the Add storage wizard has found the new LUN. But when i wanted to complete the wizard, the following error came up:

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HP LaserJet 1020-1022 Print Spooler dies repeatedly

On July 7, 2010, in How-to, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

 Do you have a HP LaserJet 10-1022 printers and everytime someone prints a PDF file it kills the print spooler?

 The SDhp1020.dll was build by 2 different companies, Zenographics Inc, and by Marvell Semiconductor. The Marvell version of the drivers crash when printing some PDF  files. Of course the Marvell version is also the current / latest version so your likely to get this driver if you download from HP web site.

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Outlook Express “Compact Messages” pop-up

On July 6, 2010, in How-to, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

I have a user who every time they log in they get a pop up notice that Outlook Express needs to be compacted. They don’t use Outlook Express so why would it need to be compacted?

The short answer is that it does not. There is a issues with Windows Search indexing.

So here is the fix!

If you’re using Windows Search, right click the System Tray Continue reading

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Mac OSX Leopard Guest Setup under VirtualBox

On July 2, 2010, in How-to, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

MAC on Windows

How to install and run a MAC on a windows or Linux systems virtually has been made easy with the tools and instructions available for download. 

Download EmpireEFI and Full Pdf Manual here –>  MAC-Leopard_Vbox-VM

With just a little effort you can run MAC OSX 10 Snow Leopard on your windows system or linux system. You can buy OSX at BestBuy for about $30 and get for free Continue reading

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