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    • 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

    • DHCP Leasing

      DHCP Leasing

      An Overview of DHCP In TCP/IP based networks, a unique IP address must be assigned to each computer. An IP address is a unique numeric identifier that identifies computers on the network. The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a service that can be implemented to automatically assign unique IP addresses to DHCP clients. DHCP

    • Securing DHCP Servers

      Securing DHCP Servers

      The DHCP server role is responsible for dynamically assigning IP addresses to DHCP clients, and for assigning additional TCP/IP configuration information to DHCP clients as well. This includes subnet mask information, default gateway IP addresses, Domain Name System (DNS) server IP addresses, and Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) server IP addresses. A DHCP must have

    • How to Find a Windows Product Key

      How to Find a Windows Product Key

      If you want to install or reinstall any version of the Windows operating system (XP, Vista, 7, 8) on your computer, you will need your Windows Product Key. This key is a security tool designed to stop counterfeiting and software piracy. If the user purchased his/her computer from an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) such as

    • How to Change Windows Startup Options

      How to Change Windows Startup Options

      As a Windows computer ages, the number of third party applications that users download increases. Many of these programs automatically configure themselves to be opened when Windows starts eating away at the resources available for the computer to perform routine tasks. This can significantly slow overall computer speed. Users can mitigate this problem by changing

    • How to Install Fonts

      How to Install Fonts

      Fonts are typefaces that we see on the monitor screen. Arial and Times New Roman are examples of fonts, and they outline the shape of the characters that appear on the screen. A font could be a serif font or a sans serif font and can be used in several different sizes. There are basically

    • How to Fix Internal Error 2753

      How to Fix Internal Error 2753

      Internal Error 2753 refers to a problem associated with Windows Installer that prevents programs from being installed on a computer. Internal Error 2753 may be displayed through a number of programs and can cause the user a great amount of distress when trying to install a new software. While Internal Error 2753 can be difficult

    • How to Read Windows Log Files

      How to Read Windows Log Files

      Reading Windows log files is an important part of maintaining proper operation and ensuring system security. In addition, log files can be extremely useful in troubleshooting Windows errors. Only a Windows Administrator can read some Windows log files, such as the Security Event Log. Any system user can view other log files, such as logs

    • Troubleshooting IIS

      Troubleshooting IIS

      Understanding HTTP Error Messages HTTP error messages are related to the HTTP status codes which are included in the response headers when pages are requested from the Web server. HTTP status codes are three digit numbers. HTTP status codes are categorized into the following categories: Informational (1xx): This category is used for testing, and is

    • ExFAT

      ExFAT

      The Microsoft Corporation in conjunction with Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) released the exFAT file system. The exFAT file system was produced in order to address the short comings of the FAT32 file system; specifically on portable media such as USB sticks or portable hard drives where NTFS file structure use is inappropriate. The

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