Now Safe Mode in Windows 7

Starting Safe Mode in Windows 7

Safe mode in windows enables accessibility for resolving issue of your computer. Safe mode is useful where your computers are not able to start normally. Below are the three fast steps to follow for starting system in safe mode having windows 7.

Step 1: Firstly, you’ll need to shut down your computer and restart it. Before the windows splash screen appears, press F8 key, this will take you to the advanced boot options. If it does not take you to the advance boot option page, then you must have missed it. Restart you computer and follow this step again.

After reaching advanced boot option page, you will find three safe mode options such as safe mode, safe mode with networking, and safe mode with command prompt. Now look at the meaning of these options. First one that “Safe Mode” stands for a default option, it is one of the best options to use, since it will load merely the steps you need go through. “Safe Mode with Networking” loads those processes, which are needed for running windows, and it requires internet access. “Safe Mode with Command Prompt” starts only those processes, which are required for starting Windows and subsequently open command prompt.

Command Prompt enables you to solve the window problems, executes batch files etc.

Step 2: for all these options, you will have to make use of keyboard keys to select the option and press enter.

Step 3: Make sure that whenever you want, any troubleshooting, you must log in as Administrator. After finishing troubleshooting, restart your computer.

Opening of Window XP mode in Full Screen Mode with the help of DOS COMMAND PROMPT

Opening of Window XP mode in Full Screen Mode with the help of DOS COMMAND PROMPT

Whenever user press Ctrl+Alt shortcut to open DOS COMMAND PROMPT window in full screen mode while opening in window xp mode of Window 7, an error occurs “this system does not support full screen mode in Windows XP mode.” This problem also occurs even after operating Window XP mode in full screen mode, neither the COMMAND PROMPT window will open in the full screen mode in the computer window itself.

The applications, which are Dos-Based, Command line console, Dos and Command Prompt Window, does not support full screen mode in Windows when integrated features of PC are enabled or activated.

Run Windows XP Mode.

In Tools menu, select Disable integration features.

Check The Status Of Data Execution Prevention Feature In Your Windows Vista

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Check The Status Of Data Execution Prevention Feature In Your Windows Vista

 

Windows Vista offers a powerful security feature known as DEP (Data Execution Prevention) which protects your PC from malicious software. DEP basically prevents execution of software from non-executable memory locations thus preventing any malicious software from harming your system. You need to configure DEP before it can start operating completely.

 

Eventually, this security tool might unintentionally shut down some genuine processes. However, Windows offers you with an option of enabling or disabling this service as per your preference. If you feel a need to check whether this DEP feature is activated or deactivated on your system, you need to follow the below mentioned steps.

 

  • You need to launch the command prompt as an administrator with elevated privileges. For doing so, you need to logon to Vista as an administrator (user account having admin rights). Right-click on Command Prompt icon. From the right-click context menu that appears, select the option “Run as Administrator”.
  • Type in the below mentioned command in the command prompt and press “Enter”.

 

wmic OS Get DataExecutionPrevention_SupportPolicy 

You will see a number display on your screen. The displayed number indicates the status of DEP feature as mentioned below: 

  • “0” stands for “AlwaysOff” which indicates that DEP is disabled or deactivated for all processes.
  • “1” stands for “AlwaysOn” which indicates that DEP is enabled or activated for all processes.
  • “2” stands for “OptIn” which is the setting by default and indicates that DEP is enabled or activated for Windows system services and components.
  • “3” stands for “OptOut” which indicates that DEP is enabled or activated for all processes apart from those which are Administrators identified.

Open Run Command Prompt In Multiple Tabs

How to Open Run Command Prompt in Multiple Tabs

If you need to use command prompt frequently and want to open in different tabs (tabbed feature in command prompt), then console utility is the best alternative. Usually command prompt opens in multiple separate windows that could me irritating for users to work on them. Sometimes users need to do their work in multiple commands prompt, and then they have to open multiple command prompts in different windows.

You can get rid of this tiresome work using Console utility application that allows users to get access to various command prompts in multiple tabs of one window.

Console is completely freeware that allows users to open command prompt in different tabs instead of opening in new separate window. It will reduce crowd of the taskbar which will be flooded with different windows if you open command prompt in different windows.

It allows users to customize style of cursor, font color, transparency level for both active and non-active windows, etc. It let you make your working more easier by providing hot keys such as Shift + Insert to paste text, Ctrl + Insert to copy text, Ctrl+F1 to open new command prompt in next tab and many more. Additionally you can change hotkeys according to your convenience and preferences. These all features come with the installation package of this utility.

It does not require any kind of installation because it is a standalone utility application. All you need to do just download it from here and launch it. It is quite portable to run from anywhere such as USB flash drive.

How to Run / Start / Setup Telnet Service / Server In Windows 7, Vista

If you want to accept an incoming Telnet connection, you must enable and run the Telnet Server service that will have access to the TCP port 23. However, in Windows Vista, the Telnet Server is not installed by default in an effort to minimize security risks and thus, you have to install it manually if you want to use it. The Telnet Server in Vista is similar to the one comes with Windows Server 2003, where it provides ASCII terminal sessions to Telnet clients, and supports two types of authentication plus four types of terminals: ANSI, VT-100, VT-52, and VTNT.

To enable the Telnet Server in Vista, simply carry out the following steps.

Enabling the Telnet Server

  1. Go to Start -> Control Panel -> Programs.
  2. In the Programs and Features section, click Turn Windows features on or off. If the User Account Control permission warning pops up, click onContinue. And if you are prompted for an administrator password, type it in.
  3. In the Windows Features dialog box, select the Telnet Server check box.
  4. Click OK and wait for the installation to finish.

Starting the Telnet Server

Method A

  1. Go to Control Panel, and then go to System -> Administrator Tools.
  2. Click on the Services applet (services.msc if you prefer to use Run command or Start Search).
  3. Locate the “Telnet” service, right-click on it and select Properties.
  4. In the Startup Type drop down menu, select “Automatic” instead of “Disabled”.
  5. Click on Apply button.
  6. Right-click on the “Telnet” service again, but this time select Start option on right-click context menu. Telnet Server service should be running after this.
  7. Click OK.

Method B

    1. Run an elevated command prompt.
    2. To set Telnet service to run automatically on every system startup, enter the following commands
      1. sc config TlntSvr start=auto (Set Start Type option to Auto).
      2. sc start TlntSvr
        or
        net start TlntSvr (Start the Telnet Server immediately.)

Configuration Options for Telnet Server

There are several commands that let you configure the Telnet Server. For instance, o start, stop, pause or continue Telnet server, the command syntax is:

tlntadmn [\\RemoteServer] [start] [stop] [pause] [continue] [-u UserName-p Password]

Again, to deactivate and disable NTLM authentication and switch to use only password authentication, you can use the following tlntadmin command:

tlntadmn config sec=-NTLM

Further, to make Telnet session switch to streams mode for better display of Unix/Linux clients, enter:

tlntadmn config mode=stream

You can look up more command references from the Microsoft Telnet page.