How to start Word with a specific template

Open Word the usual way. In the template selection view, select the template you want and click Create. For example, Blog Post. When Word opened your document, click Save As and select Word Template in the Save as type drop-down box. Path should change automatically to your Custom Office Templates directory. Give your template a … Continue reading How to start Word with a specific template

Find computer name for a remote computer using PSExec

Let’s say you know the IP address of a computer but you don’t know the hostname. Seems to be an easy task with ping –a, if you have a working DNS If not, you can try the following approach: Create a cmd file on client’s computer. Say in \\IP\C$\Windows\Temp\FindHostname.cmd Edit FindHostname.cmd. Type in: echo %computername% … Continue reading Find computer name for a remote computer using PSExec

Find computer model and manufacturer using remote WMI

In case you need to find the computer model and manufacturer of a remote computer, just use the following command in a command prompt window: %windir%\System32\wbem\WMIC.exe /node:"ComputerNameORIpAddress" ComputerSystem Get Model, Manufacturer If you need to specify user credentials, use the following command: %windir%\System32\wbem\WMIC.exe /node:"ComputerNameORIpAddress" /user:"domain\username" /password:"password" ComputerSystem Get Model, Manufacturer