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Remote Desktop – Killing sessions remotely

If you find yourself trying to remote desktop onto a server but get stuck with a “Signing out” message, or quite simply you need to remotely kick a user, historically you used to use TSADMIN.  Given this command is now deprecated you can now use QWINSTA and RWINSTA to kill off the remote connections. Firstly, […]

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How to find a serial number of a machine using WMI

As I keep forgetting this myself, this is how to get a serial number from a desktop or laptop using WMI – saves you from bending down and trying to fumble to find it under the desk. On a local machine Open a command prompt as an administrator and type the following: wmic bios get […]

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