If you need to lookup a service tag for a Dell server running Windows, it is possible as shown below; C:\Users\Administrator>wmic csproduct get vendor,name,identifyingnumber IdentifyingNumber Name Vendor 2B7115J PowerEdge R610 Dell Inc.
On our virtual Windows servers, there is really no need for hibernation, so why not disable it. This will free up the space of the hibernation file, which will be the same size as the memory installed. Type the following in cmd.exe as Administrator: powercfg -h off Windows keeps shadow copy and assembly caches in … [Read more…]
My virtual Windows 7 with 12GB of disk space, did not have enough free space for iTunes and my music. The VirtualBox GUI does not support disk-expansion and I couldn’t find any clues in the FAQ. Luckily I found this article, which describes the problem and a solution. Create a new disk with the required … [Read more…]