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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.

    • HyperTerminal

      HyperTerminal

      HyperTerminal is an application that connects a computer to other remote systems. These systems include other computers, bulletin board systems, servers, Telnet sites, and online services. However, a modem, an Ethernet connection, or a null modem cable is needed before HyperTerminal can be used. Menus, buttons, icons, and messages can be found within HyperTerminal’s user

    • 0x80070035

      0x80070035

      As the number of home computer users creating local networks increases, so does the number of Operating Systems (OS’s) used in homes or small business. As long as the version of Windows OS running on the network is Windows XP SP2 or newer, all of the computers should be able to be linked and information

    • Understanding and Managing SMTP Virtual Servers

      Understanding and Managing SMTP Virtual Servers

      Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) Service Overview The Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) service, a primary service included as part of IIS, performs the key functions and has the characteristics listed below: SMTP can be used to forward mail from one SMTP host to another. SMTP cannot deliver mail directly to the client. Mail clients

    • Using IIS Command-Line Utilities to Manage IIS

      Using IIS Command-Line Utilities to Manage IIS

      The Types of Commands used to Manage IIS from the Command Line The types of commands that manage IIS from the command line are: IISReset, Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) scripts, Active Directory Services Interface (ADSI), and the standard Windows commands and Support Tools utilities. IISReset Command-line Utility IISReset is a command-line utility that has been

    • How to Import Data in Excel

      How to Import Data in Excel

      Importing data to MS Excel is the process of transferring data from other database sources and converting it into .xls format. This process eliminates the need to manually enter every item into a new Excel worksheet. Importing data therefore saves the user a lot of time and reduces human error. The source data is called

    • Blue Screen of Death

      Blue Screen of Death

      If you have been working on computers or are just starting to use them, one of the most disturbing events that can occur is the BSOD or Blue Screen of Death. The BSOD is actually an error screen that is displayed by specific operating systems informing the user that a critical system error has occurred.

    • How to Remove the Concurrent Connections Limit in Windows XP

      How to Remove the Concurrent Connections Limit in Windows XP

      Windows XP introduced the limiting of the number of possible TCP connection attempts to ten per second. This is likely to affect server and P2P programs that constantly need to open as many outbound connections as they can at the same time. The Limitations Many users believe that they should have the option to disable

    • Forest and Domain Functional Levels

      Forest and Domain Functional Levels

      Domain and forest functional levels provide a means of enabling additional domain and forest-wide Active Directory features, remove outdated backward compatibility in an environment, and improve Active Directory performance and security. In Windows 2000, the terminology for domain functional levels was domain modes. Forests in Windows 2000 have one mode and domains can have the

    • How Windows File Swapping works

      How Windows File Swapping works

      The major advantage of the Microsoft Windows operating system over the previous Disk Operating System (DOS) is that one can open and use multiple programs at the same time; hence the term “Windows” (as in having several windows – or programs or applications – open at one and the same time). This led to the

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