Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Lenovo ThinkPad X220: Degraded Performance Without Battery

Lenovo ThinkPad X220 CPU-Z with battery removed:

Lenovo ThinkPad X220 CPU-Z with battery installed:

Note the Core Speed difference.

Thursday, 8 January 2015

VMware ESXi 4.1: Startup & Shutdown Syslog File Entries

The first syslog file entry on boot is: vmklogger: Successfully daemonized.
The last syslog file entry on shutdown is: syslogd exiting

Friday, 2 January 2015

Windows: Terminate Tasks By Process Or Image Name

To terminate tasks from the command line open a command prompt and enter

taskkill /im cmd.exe
taskkill /pid 4048

/im specifies the image name
/pid specifies the process ID