Logging Windows Events using eventcreate.exe

With using batch files and other scripting tools it allows us to automate, one thing we lose with the autromation is the ability to have an event recorded when it fails. Eventcreate.exe enables an administrator to create a custom event in a specified event log. One use would be with a command script that deletes old logfiles. The beginning before the execution of cleanup we would write to the application... read more

Virtual Disk Servce Crash on Windows 2003 Issue

Recently been seeing popup errors on Windows 2003 R2 servers running Microsoft SQL 2005 running giving Virtual Disk Service errors. When looking at the event log there are Application errors showing event id 1000. In doing some research found KB949001which a hotfix for the very error. This hotfix should only be applied to servers experiencing this issue and requires a reboot after applying. According to... read more