December 19, 2009

Turn Off Your Pc In One Second

Sometimes we are in a hurry. Then we have to turn off our PC directly. But this causes a great harm of our PC. So, I am now informing you about a new trick by which you will be able to turn off your PC within a second. This will not do any harm to your PC. Please follow my following steps to do that and notice what is happening.

* Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete. Task manager will appear.
* Then click on Shut Down.
* Then press and hold Ctrl key in your keyboard and in the meantime click on Turn off.
* Now your PC will shut down within a few seconds.

December 3, 2009

How to Installing and Accessing the Windows XP Professional Recovery Console

In this practice, you install and then start the Recovery Console, and you look at Help
to determine which commands are available in the Recovery Console. You also use the
Listsvc command to view the services, and then use the Disable command to disable
the Server service. Complete Exercises 1, 2, and 3.

Exercise 1: Installing the Windows XP Professional Recovery Console
In this exercise, you install the Recovery Console.
1. Log on as Administrator.
2. Insert the Windows XP Professional CD into the CD-ROM drive.
3. When the Windows XP Professional CD splash screen appears, close it.
4. From the Start menu, click Run.
5. In the Run dialog box, type :\i386\winnt32 /cmdcons (where
represents the letter assigned to your CD-ROM drive), and then click
Security Alert If you have installed Windows XP Service Pack 2 on your computer, you cannot
install the Recovery Console. Instead, you must run the Recovery Console from your
installation CD. If you have not yet installed Service Pack 2, you can first install the Recovery
Console and then install Service Pack 2.
6. In the Windows Setup message box that appears, click Yes to install the Windows
XP Professional Recovery Console. Windows Setup next attempts to contact
Microsoft and confirm that you have the latest version of Setup; it then installs the
Windows XP Recovery Console on your hard disk. Windows XP Professional then
displays a Windows XP Professional Setup message box indicating that the Windows
Recovery Console has been successfully installed.
7. Click OK to close the Microsoft Windows XP Professional Setup dialog box.

Exercise 2: Using the Recovery Console to Disable the Server Service
In this exercise, you start the Recovery Console and use the Help command to view the
available commands. You then use the Listsvc and Disable commands.
1. Restart your computer.
2. In the Please Select The Operating System To Start screen, select Windows Recovery
3. The Windows XP Recovery Console starts and prompts you to select which Windows
installation you want to log on to. If you had more than one Windows XP
Professional installation on this computer, all of them would be listed here. Type
1 and then press ENTER.
4. When prompted for the Administrator password, enter your password and press
5. At the prompt, type help and then press ENTER to see the list of available commands.
6. Scroll through the list of commands.
7. The Listsvc command allows you to view all the available services. Type listsvc
and press ENTER, and then scroll through the list of available services.
8. Press ESC to stop viewing services.
9. Type disable and press ENTER.
The Disable command allows you to disable a Windows system service or driver.
10. Type disable server and then press ENTER.
Recovery Console displays several lines of text describing how the Registry entry
for the Server service has been changed from Service_Demand_Start to
Service_Disabled. The Server service is now disabled.
11. Type exit and then press ENTER to restart your computer.

Exercise 3: Restarting the Server Service
In this exercise, you confirm that the Server service is disabled and then restart it.
1. Log on as Administrator.
2. Click Start, click All Programs, click Administrative Tools, and then click Computer
3. In the Computer Management window, expand Services And Applications.
4. Under Services And Applications, click Services.
5. Double-click Server.
6. In the Server Properties dialog box, change the Startup Type option to Automatic
and click OK.
7. Right-click Server and click Start.
8. Close the Computer Management window.

Install the Recovery Console

To install the Recovery Console, insert the Windows XP Professional CD-ROM into
your CD-ROM drive, and close the Windows XP Professional CD dialog box if it opens.
Open a Run dialog box or a Command Prompt window in Windows XP Professional,
and run the command drive:\i386\Winnt32.exe /cmdcons, where drive represents the
letter of the CD-ROM or network drive that holds the Windows XP installation files.
After installation, you can start the Recovery Console by choosing it from the list of
installed operating systems—you do not need to have the installation CD.

How Will Start the Windows XP Professional Recovery Console

You can also run the Recovery Console from the Windows XP Professional CD-ROM
without installing it. The Recovery Console provides a limited set of administrative
commands that you can use to repair your Windows XP Professional installation. You
can use the following steps to start the Recovery Console from the Windows XP Professional
1. Insert the Windows XP Professional CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive and restart
the computer. If your computer or the workstation you want to repair does not
have a bootable CD-ROM drive, you need to insert your Windows XP Professional
Setup Boot disk into your floppy disk drive. Insert the additional Windows XP Professional
Setup disks when you are prompted to do so.
2. When Setup displays the Setup Notification message, read it, and then press Enter
to continue.
3. Setup displays the Welcome To Setup screen. In addition to the initial installation
of Windows XP Professional, you can use Windows Setup to repair or recover a
damaged Windows XP Professional installation. Press R to repair a Windows XP
Professional installation.
4. The Windows XP Recovery Console screen appears. Press C to start the Recovery
5. If you have more than one installation of Windows XP Professional on the computer,
you are prompted to select which installation you want to repair. Type 1
and then press ENTER.
6. Type the Administrator’s password, and then press ENTER.
7. Setup displays a command prompt. Type help and then press ENTER for a list of
the commands available.
8. When you have completed the repair process, type exit and then press ENTER.
The computer will restart.

Create a Local User Account by Using Computer Management

To create local user accounts by using the Computer Management snap-in complete
the following steps:
1. From the Start menu, click Control Panel.
2. In the Control Panel window, click Performance And Maintenance.
3. In the Performance And Maintenance window, click Administrative Tools.
4. In the Administrative Tools window, double-click Computer Management.
Tip You can also access the Computer Management window by right-clicking the My Computer
icon on the desktop or Start menu and clicking Manage.
5. In the console tree of the Computer Management window, click the Computer
Management plus sign (+) icon to expand the tree. Computer Management contains
three folders: System Tools, Storage, and Services And Applications.
6. In the console tree, expand System Tools, and then click Local Users And Groups.
7. In the details pane, right-click Users, and then click New User.
8. Fill in the appropriate text boxes in the New User dialog box,click Create, and then click Close.