Use CTRL+C to stop Traceroute & Ping sequence

Cisco
I've got used to end a traceroute or a ping sequence on a Cisco IOS device using CTRL+C instead of the unpractical CTRL+Shift+6.         [wp_ad_camp_1]     As Wikipedia says, CTRL+C is used to abort the current task and regain user control and that's what we want to do from our SSH/Telnet client (SecureCRT, Putty...). Just add this command to your vty or console line on the configuration: "escape-character 3". E.g. line vty 5 15 exec-timeout 30 0 password 7 ******* login local escape-character 3 Now the ASCII character table is changed and you can use the famous CTRL+C for ending a traceroute/ping sequence. [wp_ad_camp_1]      
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How to activate GodMode in Microsoft Windows 7?

Microsoft
GodMode sounds pretty powerful and it is! This is just a plain Windows folder that brings together a long list of customization settings with which you can change all of your settings from one place in Windows 7. Since it's very easy to enable it, just follow this step(s) to do it: 1. Create a new folder (where ever you want) named "GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}" (remove quotes)  and that's it! [wp_ad_camp_1] The folder will automatically change it's icon to a blue monitor looking like this:               Double-click it and I can tell that once you go GodMode, you won't go back:) [wp_ad_camp_1]
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“A disk read error occured, press ctl+alt+delete to restart” at VM bootup

Vmware
P2V conversion can get annoying if you don't know the cause of the problem. I was converting a plain physical MS WinXP machine to a virtual one and when it was all finished, I have started the machine and got this message at VM bootup: "A disk read error occured, press ctl+alt+delete to restart". [wp_ad_camp_1] I was using a VMware Converter Standalone 4 on a vCenter 4 platform. Google gave me  a lot of possible solutions..from booting a WinXP recovery console to selecting a SCSI disk over IDE hard disk during conversion configuration, but the solution that worked for me was converting an IDE to SCSI disk type after conversion.   You have to write something in the VM configuration file so follow this steps to do so: 1. Connect…
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