Category: Windows Vista

cmd clip

Pipe cmd prompt commands into the clipboard

This is a very all but very useful command if you work with the Windows Command Prompt. This allows you to output text from commands into the Windows clipboard.

Scott Hanselman from Microsoft just reminded the community about this feature, which is available in Windows since Windows Vista.

PowerShell v5 got some similar command using Set-Clipboard and Get-Clipboard.



PowerShell

PowerShell: How to export Windows Eventlogs with PowerShell

This is a little dirty Windows PowerShell script which exports or backups Windows Eventlogs. The script creates a .evt file which can be used with the Windows Eventlog Viewer.

And with the next code it cleans up older exported Eventlogs.

UPDATE: If you wanna clean the Eventlog after the export you can do that by using the Clear-Eventlog cmdlet. (Thanks to Michel from server-talk.eu)

And here the whole “script”

Also check out my blog post about deleting files older than a specific date using PowerShell.



Check NTFS Version

If you need to know which version of NTFS you are using you can do that with the fsutil.exe and the following command.

In my case I am testing my C:\ drive:

fsutil

More on NTFS Versions on wikipedia.



Upgrading through every version of windows

Chain of Fools : Upgrading through every version of windows (HQ)