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Welcome to my blog! If you're looking for tutorials, hints or tips for IT, you're right here. You will find mostly articles on Microsoft products and technologies - operating systems, servers, virtualization, networks, management, but also the cloud. Sometimes I add some other interesting things.

October 2020



File system check and repair

You should check and repair your file system regularly. For this purpose, you have an utility called Check Disk (chkdsk) in Windows. This utility can be run from administrator command line. You can run chkdsk with the following parameters: /f — Fixes errors on the disk. The disk has to be locked. /v — On […]

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File History in Windows 8

File history is an automatic backup of files in libraries, contacts, favorites, Microsoft SkyDrive and desktop. Using this feature you can recover deleted or corrupted files from the mentioned locations. File history also has all versions of the files, so you can recover older version of a file. You can turn on File History from [...]

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How to boot from VHD

VHD boot is a simple and secure way how to have more operating systems on one computer without virtualization. But most of people don’t know about this option or are afraid of this option, yet it is very simple. For the following approach you need ImageX, which is a part of Windows Automated Installation kit […]

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Changing system variable PATH

For easier work with own scripts or applications from command line it’s better to add the folder path to system variable PATH. After that, you can just write a name of the executable file without writing the whole path to the file, for example just app.exe instead of C:\myapps\app\app.exe. The change can be done from […]

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