Troubleshooting articles.

Once I have run into some article which was actually a list of references to the Windows IT Pro articles. I don’t even remember where I saw the article (probably it was WinITPro itself), but I all of a sudden remembered, that it was useful for me. The list was named in my collection as “troubleshooting learning path” and it truly is. below is the list. What you need to access any article stated here is to enter an InstantDoc ID in search on the main page of WinITPro. Have fun:   Name InstantDoc ID Administrators’ Intro to Debugging 101818 … Continue reading Troubleshooting articles.

Best practices for… chkdsk

The longer I work, the more I’m aware of the simple fact: even the most routine and mundane thing, technology or tool can have something to learn about it. Like you never know what is a cake you it is made from, unless you try to make it yourself =) The same stuff can be told about, say, chkdsk. What do you think: do you need to know something more than command line switches about chkdsk? Ok, if you don’t have an inquiring mind then probably not. But probably you just don’t know what impact it can have on your … Continue reading Best practices for… chkdsk

Creating your own troubleshooting pack

Take notice: My new feed address is now Please re-subscribe. As I wrote in one of my blogs, you not only can tell your user which exactly troubleshooting pack to run, you can also create one of your own. Finally I decided to learn how and to tell you. I was pretty sure it was very hard, creating those. But I was plain wrong: it’s easy. Moreover it’s fun, because for creating it you should collect all the components of a geek’s fun: 1) Use GUI 2) Use scripting 3) Run the automation and see the result! So, let’s … Continue reading Creating your own troubleshooting pack

Blog wrap-up

It seems like I haven’t write any wrap-ups for my blog for at least a year. Unfortunately, there wasn’t much to wrap into it. Now, as I returned to the blogging, I just do the thing for the year LCDS: Create your own curriculum The easiest way so far to create a good looking redistributable, or publishable course from your materials. %systemroot%\System32 secrets: defrag the continuation of the series. Defragmentation lost its fancy GUI, so why use it? Network trace without NetMon, WireShark, etc… Network trace without NetMon, wireShark, etc… Part 2 Two parts of the article which tells you … Continue reading Blog wrap-up