Coding

Coding examples, tips, and more…

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Converting WMI Dates

Converts a WMI Date Time value to a standard date time value. Visual Basic ‘Here, computer is the computer name to convert a WMI date. Computer = “.” Set objDT = CreateObject(“WbemScripting.SWbemDateTime”) Set objWMI = GetObject(“winmgmts:” & Computer & “rootcimv2”) Set objOS = objWMI.ExecQuery(“Select LocalDateTime ” & _ “from Win32_OperatingSystem”)...

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Connecting to a SQL Server

Makes a connection to the specified SQL server.

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Adding an MMC Snapin

Opens the MMC console and then loads the specified snapin.

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Activating Windows

Activates Windows on the computer name you specify.

Script detects infected files

In May of 2000 I was consulting for the McGowan Consulting Group (a.k.a. Strategic Business Systems) as one of two network administrators for Sikorsky Aircraft – Comanche Project.  I was still recovering from the work involved with preparring for Y2K and looking forward to see the movie “Gladiator” when I was forced...

Error Code / Error Levels

I hate when running a schell script or command, it errors, and an error code with no description is returned.  How am I supposed to know what error code “14080” means?  The info below should help out if you find yourself in the same situation. How to translate error codes...

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