Author Archives: Thomas

How to display System Information on Desktop with BGInfo

Windows Sysinternal tools

If you need an easy way to Display System Information of a computer on the desktop, then BGInfo from Windows Sysinternals comes to the rescue. If you are an regular visitor to this Blog you know that I have written post about Sysinternals Great Tools before. Sysinternals Tools can help you to deal with all kind of problems you might have with Windows PC’s and servers. The tools are small fast and most of all they are all freeware 🙂

Rename Multiple Files with Bulk Rename Utility

Boring taskI think we all have been there. You have hundreds or maybe thousands of pictures taken with a digital camera on your hard drive and decide to start organize them with better describing filenames than the default names that the camera have given the pictures. It is not a very fun task and it seems like a never ending story. Have you been there? Did you renamed all the files manually or did you quit the task?

What is new in Windows Server 2012


The last couple of days I have been testing the new Windows server 2012 Operating System from Microsoft. As you maybe already know it is built on the same code platform as Windows 8 also introducing Tiles instead of the classic desktop from earlier editions of Windows Server. Just like in Windows 8 the classic desktop is still there, but the Start Menu has gone. If you want to test it yourself you can Download a free 180 days evaluation copy of Windows Server 2012 For my test environment I use VMware Player to create a virtual server on top of my Windows 7 Installation.

How to install the Telnet Client from a command line


windows-Telnet-prompt-logoIn Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 the Telnet Client is not installed by default, but if you are a real geek like me you can’t live without the good old Telnet Client :-). In this post I will guide you through installing the Telnet Client feature that is no longer installed by default in Windows.

Review of WinISO | Great Tool for ISO Files

winiso-boxWelcome to my Review of WinISO Standard 6. I little while ago I wrote a post about ISO files and how smart they are when you work with many big files, Operating Systems or you maybe need to switch between many different CD/DVD’s all the time. In this post I will like to introduce you to a great tool for working with ISO files called WinISO. With WinISO you can pretty much do anything with the ISO format that you will need.