Use diskpart in Windows to shrink VHD files

Recently, I had a need to shrink a VHD file.  Ater running the Resize-VHD command with PowerShell, I realized that it would not work unless the Virtual Machine Management service was installed and running.  Instead of performing a Hyper-V install to get this feature, a little research led to diskpart.  It turns out that it […]

Removing hidden network adapters under Windows

If you are a network administrator, you have probably cloned a server or two and replaced components at some point. Have you ever seen a new network adapter appear after these changes? They must be re-configured with the previous settings, IPs, DNS, etc. When you are working with multiple IPs, it is annoying that for […]