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How to make the default ping reply in Windows Seven to be in IP version four format

How to enable IP V4 as your default ping reply output in Windows SevenIf you are a systems administrator in a Windows 7, Vista and XP mixed environment, or may be just a normal home, SOHO user, you might have noticed that if you ping a Windows 7 machine from a Windows seven machine, you get your ping reply back in IP version 6 (which looks much more cryptic than IP version 4). We are all very use to of getting a normal ping response displayed to us in numeric format, rather than the long cryptic alphanumeric reply. In this article we will show you how you can change your default ping reply in Windows Seven to be IP version 4 and at the end of this article we have a bonus tip which tells you how you can get IP V4 ping replies without changing anything on your machine

How to Enable Telnet in Windows 7

How to Enable Telnet Command in Windows SevenWindows 7 does not offer the Telnet command by default. If you want to be able to Telnet to other servers using a Windows Seven machine, you need to enable the Telnet client. This step by step article shows you how to enable the Telnet Client in Windows Seven. You might need administrative access on the machine for enabling this. You also have the option to do a "Run-As" command and run the following procedure as an administrator while logged on as a non-privileged user

How to obtain information for a remote help session

How to obtain support details to help you connect to a remote computerIf you have offered computer help to remote users, be it be your corporate colleagues, business clients, family members or friends then you know that the first and foremost problem is to obtain details and information about the remote computer so you can connect to it. Sometimes, the process is very easy, however sometimes it can be complex due to the involvement of routers, firewalls and non tech savy users. In our article today, we will review a very simple and free utility that provides all the details you will need to connect to a remote computer

Use LogMeIn Express to remote control your computers or provide remote Help to users

Users often have the need to log on to their machines remotely when they are not physically present in front of their computers, with machines being online all the time with high speed internet, the lure to connect home from a remote location is even better. In this step by step tutorial we will demonstrate a free remote control utility called LogMeIn Express, using which you can log on to any remote machine by just using a web browser. There are a lot of PC remote control software such as VNC, Symantec PC Anywhere etc but most are either commercial and not free, or they need to install a client on users machine and need tweaking around with firewalls and routers. LogMeIn Express uses LogMeIN's web servers for all of its connection traffic, so there is no firewall or router configuration needed at the users end. Its a great product to provide remote help or technical support to anyone, very easily and without any technical know how

How to show sent and received bytes in Windows 7

Windows 7  Command Line Interface showing bytes sent and receivedHave you ever tried to find out the amount of bytes that have been sent and received on your Windows 7 system ? This could come in real handy in Windows systems administration or network administration too. Back in Windows Vista or Windows XP world, it use to be as easy as double clicking on the Network icon that showed up in your system tray next to the clock on the bottom right hand side. Double clicking on that icon will show you total number of bytes sent and received, as well as thesystem uptime.  This icon does not appear in the system tray anymore starting with Windows 7, it has been replaced by another icon which takes you to your "Network and Sharing Center" which does not have the stats for the amount of sent and received bytes or the uptime. In our quick tip today, we will show you how to find the sent and received bytes and system up time on a Windows 7 machine, as well as any other version of Windows!