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    • How to Kill a Process in Windows

      How to Kill a Process in Windows

      Computer programs or applications commonly have one or more processes that are executing to support the program. These processes are instances of the running application and may have one or many Operating System threads dedicated to receive computer resources. Each program thread may execute any portion of the process code depending on the program design.

    • Configuring DHCP

      Configuring DHCP

      Configuring the DHCP Server Environment The primary steps required for configuring and managing your DHCP server environment are: Install the DHCP service on a server. Authorize the DHCP server in Active Directory. Configure the necessary DHCP scopes for your subnets. Configure superscopes and multicast scopes. Configure the DHCP lease duration. Configure the DHCP options. Configure

    • How to Change the Taskbar Color

      How to Change the Taskbar Color

      One way to customize a Windows Desktop is to change the Taskbar’s color. Changing the Taskbar’s color is not only simple, but takes less than a minute. Here is how: Change the Task Bar Color in Windows XP Start up the computer and right click any clear space (do not click any part of the

    • wermgr.exe

      wermgr.exe

      Wermgr.exe (Windows Error Reporting Manager) is a process that runs on the Windows Operating System and is responsible for running the Windows Error Reporting software when Windows crashes. Wermgr.exe is usually encountered when Windows Explorer stops working, in which case the user is presented with a message that says that Windows Explorer has encountered a

    • What is Windows Installer?

      What is Windows Installer?

      Installer or Windows Installer is a Windows Operating System software component that is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and removal of all programs and processes on a Windows computer. Windows Installer is mostly used as a replacement for other stand-alone installation programs, but is also used as the framework for most of those programs. In

    • Registry Hacks for Windows 8

      Registry Hacks for Windows 8

      Registry is a system component of Windows. It stores all the preferences for the Windows operating system. These preferences are saved in a key-value format. The key-value pairs are structured in a hierarchical tree-like format within a Windows registry. They can be navigated and modified. Modifications to these pairs are generally done via programs or

    • Implementing Public Key Infrastructure

      Implementing Public Key Infrastructure

      An Overview on the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) A set of components, standards, and protocols make up the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), which protects data as it is transmitted over the network. The PKI is an integral aspect of security within a network. Digital certificates form the basis of the PKI because these certificates use

    • Error Code 80072efd

      Error Code 80072efd

      Error code 80072efd often occurs when users try to update Windows Vista through the Windows Update service. Overloaded Microsoft update services or incorrect firewall settings can trigger this error. If the Microsoft server causes the error, it can be corrected within the hour. When this occurs it is typically due to unusually high demand on

    • xpnetdiag.exe

      xpnetdiag.exe

      Xpnetdiag.exe is the process for an XP Network Diagnostic program that runs on the Windows XP Operating System. XP Network Diagnostic allows users to troubleshoot problems associated with LANs (Local Area Networks), WANs (Wide Area Networks), and WLANs (Wireless Local Area Networks). XP Network Diagnostic can be used when the user is no longer able

    • Understanding Server Roles

      Understanding Server Roles

      A network or network infrastructure is the grouping of hardware devices and software components needed to connect devices within an organization and to connect the organization to other organizations and the Internet. The network infrastructure’s physical hardware and logical components are needed to provide a number of features for the network, including connectivity, routing and

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