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41 Articles Found in the Software Topic  (or one of the sub-topics in bold above)

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Mike Prestwood
1. 10 FREE Must-Have Net Admin Apps

If you maintain more than a few computers, here are 10 applications you should have in your toolbox of software.

9 years ago, and updated 8 years ago
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2. 2008 Hyper-V VPS For A Year. Part 2

Well, here it is almost 3 months later and I have not been booted, banned, or eighty six-ed from my Windows 2008 Server, because honestly, I did not think I would last 2 weeks.

Posted to KB Topic: Windows Server 2008
7 years ago, and updated 7 years ago
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Douglas.M
3. A Six Point Checklist To Help Your PC Run Better

This article discusses some tips for maintaining your PC so it will run more efficiently.

29 months ago
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4. A Solution To Dealing With Malware That Prevents The Execution Of Windows Program Icons

This article discusses how to deal with malware that prevents Windows program icons from running.

31 months ago
(1 Comments , last by Anonymous )

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Mike Prestwood
5. Assign IP Address Range to VPN Clients

On Windows Server 2003, how do you assign a specific range of IP addresses using DHCP to VPN clients?

Posted to KB Topic: Windows Server 2003
7 years ago, and updated 7 years ago

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6. Awesome off-site backup

Backups: Well know we need them and most of use at least one of the available ways to backup. If we don't, we'd be well served to ponder something Mike Prestwood recently said:

"There are two kinds of people; those that back up - and those that will."

In this article I'd like to show you an off-line backup solution that is so simple to set up and use that you'll never again have an excuse for not backing up important work.

6 years ago
(1 Comments , last by Anonymous )

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7. bit, kilobit, Byte, PetaByte: What's what? From bit to exabyte, know your quantities.
9 years ago, and updated 9 years ago

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8. Carbonite FAQ

Our FAQ list primarily for our clients where we highlight the most important Carbonite questions.

Posted to KB Topic: Backup Software
7 years ago, and updated 7 years ago

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Mike Prestwood
9. Carbonite, Add a Backup Extension

To add an extension, right click on a file, select Properties. On the Carbonite tab, check the Back up files of this type (within folders selected for backup) checkbox. Alternatively, you can specify specific files to back up by right clicking the file and selecting Carbonite | Back This Up.

Posted to KB Topic: Backup Software
7 years ago

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10. Classic Shell Can Fix A Windows 10 Start Menu Problem

This article describes a free utility you can download that will format your Windows Start menu to give it a pre-Windows 8 look.

25 months ago
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11. Converting from a Workgroup to a Domain

For a particular user on a particular computer, all programs installed for all users will still be available whether they log into their computer or the domain. You will have to migrate all other user specific settings either manually or use an automated tool.

Both of which are incomplete so expect to have to manually migrate some application specific settings and data for each user. At a minimum, log into the old local account and migrate My Documents, Desktop, Favorites, and perhaps e-mail such as the Outlook .PST or Outlook Express .DBX files.

Posted to KB Topic: Domains
8 years ago, and updated 5 years ago

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12. Dynamic IT

With Hyper-V, organizations can implement dynamic IT environments. Dynamic IT environments provide a new approach to provisioning servers that is based on actual utilization and service demand rather than on less flexible criteria, such as expected demand.

Posted to KB Topic: Windows Server 2008
7 years ago
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13. Eusing Free Registry Cleaner Removes Unnecessary Entries From Your Windows Registry

This article describes a Windows system registry cleaner that does a good job and is free for you to download.

 

29 months ago
(6 Comments , last by Happy.E )

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Mike Prestwood
14. Fast, Free DNS Servers

The best free and fast DNS server service provider is OpenDNS. At least that's who we are currently using and recommending.

OpenDNS free dns server list:

  • 208.67.222.222
  • 208.67.220.220

If you wish to try others, search for free fast Public DNS Servers List.

Posted to KB Topic: DNS
8 years ago

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15. Go with at least Windows Server 2003

I have several Windows 2000 Servers, should I upgrad them? I have to setup a new server, should I install another Windows 2000 Server or dive into Windows 2003? What about Windows Server 2008?

Posted to KB Topic: Windows Server 2003
8 years ago

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Douglas.M
16. Hirens Bootable CD is The Swiss Army Knife Of Utility Software

This article describes a software package you can download for free that offers a great variety of utility software you can use for many PC troubleshooting problems.

38 months ago

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17. How to set the Default Calendar permissions for all users in Exchange 2000, 2003 and 2007 http://blogs.technet.com/b/austinmc/archive/2009/07/29/how-to-set-the-default-calendar-permissions-for-all-users-in-exchange-2000-2003-and-2007.aspx
Posted to KB Topic: Exchange Server
55 months ago

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18. IP Address Field I set up the SMTP virtual server on my web hosting server. I can send from other boxes, but not from websites hosted on the box that has the SMTP Virtual Server. Any ideas?
11 years ago, and updated 10 years ago

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19. Kavoom vs Multiplicity vs Synergy

tbd

5 years ago, and updated 5 years ago
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20. MS DHCP Preferred Over SOHO Devices

It is better to install a Microsoft DHCP server in your business network over the more limited DHCP servers provided by SOHO devices such as those found in wireless routers, firewalls, the Comcast router, etc. Installing a Microsoft DHCP server allows you to take advantage of more advanced features.

Posted to KB Topic: DHCP
8 years ago

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21. My Hyper-V VPS Blog

My rants and raves about the Windows Server 2008 w/ Hyper-V VPS that I have for 1 full year.

Posted to KB Topic: Windows Server 2008
7 years ago, and updated 42 months ago
(5 Entries , last by lowster11 )

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Douglas.M
22. No Audio Device? No Problem!

This article describes how to restore the sound on a computer when the audio driver is correctly installed, but the sound is still not working.

 

31 months ago

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Mike Prestwood
23. Open Relay/Blacklist Tests http://www.mailradar.com/openrelay/
Posted to KB Topic: Admin Server Tools
7 years ago

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24. Optimizing Virtual Machine Placement

The process for optimizing virtual machine placement includes the following stages:

Posted to KB Topic: Windows Server 2008
6 years ago

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Douglas.M
25. PC Repair: Matching Wits With An Invisible Enemy

This article describes one of my PC troubleshooting encounters that required a little more thinking and effort than usual.

39 months ago

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26. Ping is underrated

Ping is probably one of the most important tools for network connectivity troubleshooting.

Posted to KB Topic: Admin Workstation Tools
56 months ago

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27. Restart Windows Computer Batch File

In a batch file, schecule DOS command shutdown. Use shutdown /? for specifics. Use net stop to kill services before hand if you wish. Use task scheduler to schedule the execution of the batch file.

7 years ago

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28. Set time limit for disconnected session setting

In Windows Server 2003 terminal server, how do you automatically log off disconnected sessions? I'm getting the following error:

"The terminal server has exceeded the maximum number of allowed connections. The system can not log you on. The system has reached its licensed logon limit. Please try again later."

Posted to KB Topic: Windows Server 2003
7 years ago

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29. Setting up Exchange email on ios 8 device
Posted to KB Topic: Exchange Server
37 months ago

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Tex MacMillan
30. Share Contacts in Exchange Server 2003

What is the best way to share addresses in Exchange Server 2003?

Posted to KB Topic: Exchange Server
8 years ago

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31. Solve The Redirected Hosts Problem All By Yourself

This article describes a remedy I have used to address the issue of random web page redirection.

38 months ago

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32. Spybot Search and Destroy version 1.6.2 is the Right Stuff For Disabled PCs

This article describes a good, highly versatile spyware scanner I use to chase out pesky problems on ailing PCs.

38 months ago

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Tex MacMillan
33. Test Exchange Connectivity https://www.testexchangeconnectivity.com/
Posted to KB Topic: Admin Server Tools
7 years ago

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Douglas.M
34. The CD/DVD Drive Is Not Being Recognized By Windows Device Manager

This article discusses a Windows registry fix to make your PC see a connected CD/DVD drive that isn’t otherwise being detected by the operating system.

39 months ago, and updated 39 months ago

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35. The FileHippo Website Offers A Wide Selection Of Freeware

The FileHippo website offers a wide selection of software you may download for free.

29 months ago

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36. The Free DBXtract Will Recover Data From Corrupted Outlook Express DBX Files

Free DBXtract version 4.50 is available at no charge and it can recover emails from correupted Outlook Express .dbx files.

39 months ago

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37. The Internet's Become Nasty The Internet has become a dangerous, often unfriendly place, especially for software developers. This article discusses some of the problems and some of the solutions.
10 years ago

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38. The Windows Operating System Is Missing a Crucial Component

The Windows operating system has never offered a means of controlling the amount and type of software a PC can run relative to its processing power and memory.

13 months ago

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Sean McCune
39. Wells Fargo Advisers Financial Network

When setting up remote access for clients in the Wells Fargo Advisers Financial Network , There are prerequisites that must be approved by Wells Fargo.  

Example:  Setting up exchange email address on an iPad.  The client must contact Wells Fargo to "request"  an "iPad account" and to be set-up on their "MDM server"  This is done by the client.  We can facilitate this, but the client must be present to authenticate.   More notes to follow.

52 months ago

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40. Windows Internet Name Service (WINS)

Microsoft's implementation of NetBIOS Name Service (NBNS), a name server and service for NetBIOS computer names. Just as DNS serves up domain names, WINS serves up NetBios names and is particularly useful within a Microsoft-based network when or without the NetBIOS protocol installed. Use of WINS will decrease broadcast traffic.

Posted to KB Topic: WINS
8 years ago

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41. Windows Server 2008 Backup

The Windows Server Backup utility provided with Windows Server 2008 was completely different from the backup program included with earlier Windows Server versions. Unlike previous versions and most commercial backup products, the new program is designed primarily to back up entire volumes to an external hard disk drive.

Posted to KB Topic: Windows Server 2008
6 years ago

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