sysadmin and other technological pontifications

Entries for July, 2011

The Windows Equivalent of Touch

Every now and again I find myself wishing that there was a Windows equivalent of the UNIX/Linux touch command to update time stamps on files. Well, it turns out that there is an easy way to do this, which I stumbled upon by using the copy command illustrated below. The result of the above operation […]

vmnetcfg missing from VMware Player

I haven’t used the VMware Player in a while, however the need recently arose when I had to deploy some virtual machines at a upcoming trade show. After the installation, I noticed that vmnetcfg was nowhere to be found; No shortcuts, and the executable was missing from the VMware Player program folder. For those who […]