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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Large text/log file viewer (>1GB)

Many times we need to look content of a large log file or text file, but Notepad or Word gets hanged while opening.

Large Text File Viewer (LTF Viewer ) from can help you in viewing large (>1GB) text/log files. It uses little memory and is able to open a gigabyte file instantly. It allows the user to perform high-speed complex text search by means of plain text or regular expression. It opens both ASCII and Unicode text files.

Increasing size of the OS Partition/Drive of a VMWare Virtual Machine Virtual Disk

If you want to extend the OS drive of your VMWare Virtual Machine, you can follow the steps given below:

  1. Shutdown your Virtual Machine.
  2. Remove all Snapshots created for the Virtual Machine.
  3. Right Click your Virtual Machine and select Settings: navigate to 'Hard Disk' : select Utilities and expand the partition.
  4. Now Power On your Virtual Machine and      install a Partition manager (such as Partition Magic, Paragon Partition Manger): allocate the un-allocated space as “primary” partition
  5. Now simply use 'merge partition' option to merge the partitions ( OS partition should be taken as ‘basic’ )

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

How to clear/delete Symantec End Point Risk log files?

If you are looking for clearing/deleting Symantec End Point Risk log files of particular Windows based systems, can try following:
  • Browse C:\documents and settings\all users\application data\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\Logs directory and delete all .log files
  •  If you are using Windows 7: you should also delete all .log files located in following directories:

    • C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\Logs
            (where username is your Windows User Account Name)
    •  C:\ProgramData\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\Logs