How to check if RAM is running in ECC mode

Error Correcting Code (ECC) RAM is a variation of coputer memory which helps to ilimintate data curruption or ‘bit rot’, but it is not always imediately apparent if your system…

Adding WMIC command to the Windows path

wmic is not recognized as an internal or external command – I was quite shocked to find that a command I use on a very regular basis was not working…

Prevent Screensavers and Lock-screens with Powershell

There might be a number of reasons to want to prevent your windows screensavers and lock-screens from engaging and in some cases (no doubt yours if you have hit this…

Modifying Windows shortcuts is Powershell

I once faced a rather tedious task that involved recursively modifying a number of shortcut paths stored across a convoluted folder structure. There was approximately 100 shortcuts which needed part…

Switching to a Linux laptop

As the title of this post implies, I have made the switch to a Linux laptop. I hope to share my experience so far and the reasons which bought me…

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