Error – “Missing BOM Encoding”

Background Hacking around with little HelloWorld applications and ran into a warning. It reads "Missing BOM encoding". Remediation Notepad++ Still stuck with Notepad++ and so loaded the app and reached for how it is currently encoded. File Encoding To check a file's encoding please do the following :- Load File Menu Item File/Load Check Encoding … Continue reading Error – “Missing BOM Encoding”

Event Viewer – Error – “MMC cannot open the file c:\windows\system32\eventvwr.msc”

Background On one of the systems I manage, I have had a nightmare launching Event Viewer. Lineage Event Viewer – Error – “MMC cannot open the file C:\Windows\system32\eventvwr.msc” Date Published :- 2019-April-25th Text   Error Message Image Textual Title :- MMC cannot open the file C:\Windows\system32\eventvwr.msc Detail :- This may be because the file does … Continue reading Event Viewer – Error – “MMC cannot open the file c:\windows\system32\eventvwr.msc”

Marc Ochsenmeier :- pestudio

Background Play around quite a bit with different software. All from reputable sources such as GitHub and SourceForge.Net.   Documentation Some of them have good documentation. Unfortunately, in the case of others, not so much.   pestudio Marc Ochsenmeier's has a very good tool that bring one closer to determining an applications codeline. Artifacts petsudio … Continue reading Marc Ochsenmeier :- pestudio

Internet Information Server ( IIS ) – Error – HTTP Error 500

Background Trying to access a web server running IIS. Error Error - HTTP Error 500 Image Text This page isn't working localhost is currently unable to handle this request. HTTP Error 500   TroubleShooting Outline Accessed Administrator Tools \ Internet Information Server Manager Review Setting IIS panel ( Shown ) ASP.Net panel ( Not Shown … Continue reading Internet Information Server ( IIS ) – Error – HTTP Error 500

Linux Install Image – Burn to USB

Background Need to quickly install Linux. In this case, CentOS. Version The current version is 8. Artifacts Mirrors Install Images are available from various mirrors; listed here:- Mirrors US Link World Wide Link Metadata Here are some metadata :- Image Size :- 7.5 GB Burn ISO Image to USB Options Here are some of the … Continue reading Linux Install Image – Burn to USB

File System – Folder Sizes in Powershell

Background Needing to get folder sizes, but did not want to remote desktop to the machine and get the folder size using MS Windows Explorer. Code PowerShell Link Link Body https://gist.github.com/DanielAdeniji/f8f91de6cdeb5e92edb43d20b03287c4 Output  

Win OS – File Explorer – “Open Command Window Here”

Background A good friend is to trying to following instructions, but running into head wind. Issue The Instructions read :- Launch File Explorer. Navigate to a specific folder Right click on that folder and from the dropdown menu, select "Open command window here" Image Explanation In our case "Open Command Window here" does not appear. … Continue reading Win OS – File Explorer – “Open Command Window Here”