View users connected to a share in Windows 8

The easiest way to see what users are connected to share on a particular machine is to

  1. open a command prompt window
  2. type “fsmgmt.msc”
  3. hit Enter

You will then be presented with the Shared Folders window (below)


You can now toggle between the different views “Shares”, “Sessions” and “Open Files” to see who is doing what?


Upgrading to Windows 8 RTM Evaluation

Windows Settings



  1. Intel Chipset Update
  2. Check for any missing drivers
  3. AMD Catalyst Software


  1. Visual Studio 2010
  2. Sql Server 2012
  3. AVG Anti Virus
  4. Google Chromre
  5. Windows Live 2012
  6. MSI Supercharger (msi website)
  7. Acronis True Image 2012
  8. WinMerge
  9. Visual SVN
  10. Tortoise SVN
  11. Resharper
  12. SqlComplete
  13. Google Drive
  14. Revaluate Twitter Clients
  15. Try Fence and bins

Connect to Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) via Windows Remote Desktop

Want to use windows remote desktop to connect to an Ubuntu/Linux machine.

All you need to do is install the xrdp package, then open Remote Desktop Connection from Windows.

Step 1:

Install xRDP from terminal in Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get install xrdp

Step 2:

Open Windows Remote Desktop Connection and enter IP address of Ubuntu machine.

Step 3:

Enter login details of Ubuntu hit enter and your done.