Posts Tagged ‘Windows’

Keepass time saving trick

July 17, 2015 Leave a comment

It appeared that you can double-click on the URL field in Keepass and it will execute whatever is written there (to a degree I hope 🙂 – no thorough tests has been done).

So you can do thing like this:


Then double click in the URL field and you will get your RDP straight away.

Thanks Adam – your little time-saving automations are awesome!

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How to automate a change of NetBIOS settings in properties of a network connection in Windows

June 4, 2015 2 comments

NetBIOS and LLMNR protocols is a really bad legacy in Windows (from security perspective). They should be disabled in all networks where DNS is sufficient means of name resolution.

There are three options:
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Windows DNS Resolver (dnscache) Algorithm

May 13, 2013 Leave a comment

Fantastic article that clearly explains how DNS resolver works on Windows (in terms of failing over between DNS servers specified in TCP/IP settings)

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Password reset for Nessus (Windows)

March 25, 2013 Leave a comment

Have you forgotten yours? Here is the solution:

  1. run CMD with local admin rights
  2. navigate to the Nessus folder (something like C:\Program Files\Tenable\Nessus)
  3. run nessus-chpasswd [username]


(Apparently you need to know your username before you proceed with the above…)

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How to deploy and manage Firefox

June 29, 2011 Leave a comment

Is anybody after Firefox in enterprise?

Apparently these guys can help (or you can help yourself to MSI packages and ADM files you can download from their website for free).

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