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    • Configuring Proxy Server Arrays and Routes

      Configuring Proxy Server Arrays and Routes

      Proxy Server Arrays Overview Proxy Server provides a feature called proxy arrays. A proxy array is a solution whereby one or multiple proxy servers operate as a single cache for client requests. Each Proxy Server server that belongs to the proxy array performs the following functions: Maintains membership information for the proxy array. This information

    • Ntoskrnl.exe is Missing or Corrupt

      Ntoskrnl.exe is Missing or Corrupt

      The NTOSKRNL.EXE is missing or corrupt error message is usually encountered during the boot process of NT based Windows operating systems. It can also be classified as a blue screen error, which is a colloquial term coined by users to describe error screens displayed by Windows. These errors are displayed due to critical system errors

    • How to Use the Windows XP Recovery Console

      How to Use the Windows XP Recovery Console

      What is The Recovery Console? The Recovery Console is a command-line prompt that is available in most versions of the Windows Operating System. It allows users to repair/replace broken, corrupted, or missing system files. These files are crucial to Windows’ normal functionality and performance and the entire operating system can stop working if these files

    • Securing DNS Servers

      Securing DNS Servers

      Domain Name System (DNS) is the primary name registration and resolution service used in Windows Server. DNS provides a hierarchically distributed and scalable database; provides name registration and name resolution services, and service location for Windows clients; and locates domain controllers for logon. A DNS server is a computer running the DNS Server service that

    • The Shutdown Event Tracker

      The Shutdown Event Tracker

      An Overview on Shutdown Events Computer shutdowns can be sorted into either of the following categories: Expected shutdowns: An expected shutdown can be defined as a computer shutdown which you predict to occur. Expected shutdowns usually occur when one of the following actions are performed: Clicking Start, and then the Shutdown command Holding down Ctrl

    • SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

      SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

      An Overview on Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol was developed by Netscape Communications, and enables secure communication over the Internet. SSL works at the transport layer of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), which makes the protocol independent of the application layer protocol functioning on top of it. SSL is an

    • No Audio Device

      No Audio Device

      The no audio device error is commonly encountered on the Windows operating system. The error is normally thrown when the end user upgrades a computing device to a newer version of Windows or after reinstalling the existing version of Windows. When the error is thrown, computer applications that require an audio device will not be

    • How to Erase a Hard Drive in Windows

      How to Erase a Hard Drive in Windows

      Erasing a hard drive is relatively straight forward and only takes about an hour to accomplish. There are several ways to erase a hard drive and each method has its own advantages and disadvantages. Below are few methods for reformatting, using disk sanitizing software, or specifically deleting files. Erase a Hard Drive by Reformatting It

    • Error 0x0000007e

      Error 0x0000007e

      Windows error 0x0000007e is a system error message that is displayed whenever the computer’s operating system is unable to access system files, optical drives, ports, hard drives, or other installed hardware on the computer. Under normal system operation, the Windows error handler will discover the issues upon booting the device and display the error prior

    • SVCHOST.EXE Application Error

      SVCHOST.EXE Application Error

      Svchost.exe is a system process that handles the processes executed from the dynamic-link libraries (DLLs). A number of services are run from the dynamic-link libraries and svchost.exe is the generic host process name used for such services. A Few years back, Microsoft decided to move all of the functionality from internal Windows services into the

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