See the roof of the Metrodome in Minneapolis collapse

Not really an IT related news, just a crazy video from the Vikings home field.
The match against the New York Giants will played on Monday in Detroit instead.

How to create multiple users in Active Directory

Active DirectoryIf you need to create a lot of users in active directory, and you don’t want to do it all manually. Microsoft has a nice little tool called CSVDE.EXE that can help you with that. With this command-line tool you can import users from a CSV file. It makes the task a lot simpler if you need to create a bounce of users. Below you can see a little video that shows how it’s done.

csvde.exe has been around in the Windows server platform since Windows server 2000.

Put MSN back into the system tray

How to bring Messenger back to the System Tray

Many people don’t link that Microsoft has moved the Messenger (MSN) icon away from the system tray in Windows 7. That is actually something you can easily change back yourself. I prefer my MSN icon in the tray area where it always has been. If you have it the same way like me here is a little simple guide to make it appear back in the tray area.

ZoomIt

Another great tool from Windows Sysinternals.

With this little tool you can Zoom and draw on your desktop very easily.

Press C-TRL+1 and you can zoom in and draw on your desktop. No installation needed just a single .exe file, that’s it. Great tool if you are making a demo in a confrence room and someone in the back can’t see because it is too small. You can also draw on the screen if you need to highlight something.

Zoomit from Sysinternals

Download Zoomit from Sysinternals

Microsoft Process Explorer v14.01

Microsoft Process Explorer v14.01

If you want to monitor file access, this is the tool you need. Another great tool from Windows Sysinternals
Download Microsoft Process Explorer