Monthly Archives: January 2006

MSN Messenger Emoticons – disk storage location

Where to find the Custom Emoticons of the MSN Messenger? Here you will find them -> C:\Documents and Settings\<USER>\Application Data\Microsoft\MSN Messenger\<RANDOM NUMBER>\CustomEmoticons Advertisements

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Force the update detection of the Microsoft WSUS Client

What when you like to force a manual update detection of a WSUS Client? Simply type this command into the Command prompt: wuauclt.exe /detectnow

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Extend a Partition/Volume in Windows 2000/XP/2003

How to extend/edit a Partition/Volume size inside of Windows 2000/XP/2003? You can use the Resource Kit Command line Tool DISKPART.EXE for that task. 

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Extend a Virtual HDD in VMware

What to do when you reached the maximun size of your predefined virtual disk in VMware? Extend it with the Tool C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-vdiskmanager.exe. Example: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-vdiskmanager.exe -x 20Gb c:\Virtual\Windows2000.vmdk

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