Monthly Archives: November 2010

Free C# / .NET Profiler with Silverlight support

World is still lacking a good free .NET / C# / VB.NET / F# Profiler. There are plenty of overpriced tools (some very useful, but expensive). I need simple profiler for one of my free / hobby projects, so I … Continue reading

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Context switch can be 3 times slower in virtual environment such as VMware ESX

Tsuna analyzes how match time it takes to make a context switch. All analyzed chips are Multi-core Intel CPUs. OS / scheduler used – standard Linux Kernel. Results: depends on what we call a context switch (theoretical / real world) … Continue reading

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Replacing motherboard with Intel RAID 1 (mirror)

Yesterday I needed to replace motherboard with active boot volume, that consisted of RAID 1 (mirror). There were two possibilities of where Intel RAID controller (ICH10R) keeps RAID configurations: in controller in RAID HDDs in both places How things went: … Continue reading

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vmrun – Error: You do not have access rights to this file

VMware vmrun command is very powerful feature of VMware Workstation and ESX server to automate things in virtual machines. Configuring automated script for Windows 2008 Server and Windows 2008 R2 was easy task. Everything went as expected. However the same … Continue reading

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xcopy problem – Invalid drive specification – 0 File(s) copied

Recently I started getting the following errors from one of my batch files. Invalid drive specification 0 File(s) copied The problem was, that I didn’t have specified drive at all, because I was using UNC path (\\ComputerName\SharedFolder\Resource). So, xcopy is … Continue reading

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Logon user into Windows Server 2008 R2 automatically

To bypass log on screen in Microsoft Windows 2008 R2, run the following .reg file: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon] “AutoAdminLogon”=”1″ “DefaultUserName”=”YourUserName” “DefaultPassword”=”YourPassword” You must change YourUserName to your desired user name, and YourPassword to corresponding password. To … Continue reading

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