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    • Deploying Service Packs and Hotfixes

      Deploying Service Packs and Hotfixes

      What are Service Packs and Hotfixes Service packs and hotfixes are network updates that need to be applied to network computers. Hotfixes are also sometimes referred to as security hotfixes or security fixes. Before delving into the differences between service packs, and hotfixes; you can think of a service pack as being a collection of

    • Implementing and Managing Group Policy Objects (GPOs)

      Implementing and Managing Group Policy Objects (GPOs)

      On Overview on Group Policy Object (GPO) Implementation and the Group Policy Object Editor Group Policy settings are stored in a Group Policy Object (GPO). The types of Group Policy settings which can be stored in a GPO are listed below: Computer configuration settings are located in the Computer Configuration node. User configuration settings are

    • How to Print the Windows Task Manager

      How to Print the Windows Task Manager

      Task Manager is a small application that usually comes standard with MS Window operating systems such as XP and Vista. The program can give you current information regarding many aspects of your computer including computer performance, processes, network activity, applications currently running, logged in users, and system services. The Task Manager can also help terminate

    • Windows 10: Booting After Changing IDE to AHCI in Bios (Solving the Bluescreen)

      Windows 10: Booting After Changing IDE to AHCI in Bios (Solving the Bluescreen)

      Those who don’t know, AHCI is abbreviation for “Advanced Host Controller Interface”, while IDE stand for “Integrated Drive Electronics”. Both of these are different type of modes, which drives such as hard disk drives or SDD drives use to communicate and speak with the rest of the computer system. AHCI is a much more modern

    • Using the Terminal Services Manager Tool

      Using the Terminal Services Manager Tool

      The Terminal Services Manager tool (Tsadmin.exe) is the main administration tool used to manage existing Terminal Services sessions, users, and processes that are connected to or running on the Terminal Services server. The Terminal Services Manager tool can manage one or more Terminal Services servers. The administrative tasks that the Terminal Services Manager tool can

    • How to Uninstall DirectX

      How to Uninstall DirectX

      When DirectX was first introduced, it was marketed to people involved in the gaming industry. Those who develop all types of graphical computer software currently use it. DirectX is “backward compatible” software, allowing the user to install a newer version of DirectX and still be able to play games created for an older version of

    • How to Recover a Boot Record in Windows?

      How to Recover a Boot Record in Windows?

      MBR – Master Boot Record – or simply Boot Record is the sector located at the beginning of your hard drive. This sector contains crucial information about your hard drive partitions and logical file system. The boot record also stores the first bits of software that the system executes once the BIOS hands control of

    • DHCP and Remote Access

      DHCP and Remote Access

      DHCP and Remote Access Overview When a remote computer connects to a remote access server (RRAS), it is automatically provided with an IP address when the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) connection is established. You can configure the RRAS server to allocate IP addresses to remote clients from: A static range of IP addresses: This method is

    • Managing Recipient Objects, Address Lists, and Distribution and Administrative Groups

      Managing Recipient Objects, Address Lists, and Distribution and Administrative Groups

      Recipient Objects Overview Active Directory objects such as user accounts, contacts and groups become recipient objects when e-mail address information is added to the object. The public folder is another type of recipient object. A public folder does not however usually have its own an email address. Exchange Server 2003 supports the following types of

    • How to View Registered DLLs

      How to View Registered DLLs

      A DLL (Dynamic Link Library) consists of instructions to operate hardware units, system, utility, and application software. A DLL is a type of executable file that cannot be executed manually. Only other executable files such as .exe or .dll can execute it. Typically, Microsoft Operating Systems do not allow users to view .dll files (or

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