'Pstools: Access Denied in a Domain Environment'

After upgrading to a windows 7 VM at work, I was having trouble getting pstools commands to authenticate on remote machines. After much trial and error, I realized some curious behaviour with psexec. Obviously, when connecting to a remote machine, I would try to use the '-u' switch to specify …

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Remotely change power options in XP

First of all, get the pstools and set them up. then run

psexec \\[workstation name] powercfg /query
Field Description          Value
-----------------          -----
Name                       Home/Office Desk
Numerical ID               0
Turn off monitor (AC)      After 20 mins
Turn off monitor (DC)      After 5 mins
Turn off hard disks (AC)   After 60 mins
Turn …
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