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    • Active Directory Terminology and Concepts

      Active Directory Terminology and Concepts

      The Active Directory data store (directory) is the database that holds all directory information such as information on users, computer, groups, other objects, and the objects that users can access. It also includes other network components. The Active Directory data store is stored on the server’s hard disk by means of the Ntds.dit file. The

    • Windows 10: How to Uninstall Built-in Apps?

      Windows 10: How to Uninstall Built-in Apps?

      Past Windows versions always had some preinstalled applications. Some were legendary and enjoyed a legendary status, while some were quite annoying. The same applies to Windows 10, with one exception: the number of “unwanted” apps is larger than ever. There is no simple way to uninstall the numerous unwanted Windows 10 apps. You either need

    • Configuring Remote Access Servers

      Configuring Remote Access Servers

      Installing and Configuring RRAS as a VPN Server How to install the Routing and Remote Access Services (RRAS) Click Start, and then click Manage Your Server. Select the Add or remove a role option. The Configure Your Server Wizard starts. On the Preliminary Steps page, click Next. A message appears, informing you that the Configure

    • 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

    • APIPA

      APIPA

      Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) Overview DHCP is a service that functions at the application layer of the TCP/IP protocol stack. One of the primary tasks of the DHCP service is to automatically assign IP addresses to DHCP clients. A server running the DHCP service is called a DHCP server. The DHCP service automates the

    • Implementing Account and Security Policies

      Implementing Account and Security Policies

      Understanding Security Policy Types With Windows Server 2003, you can implement and manage security settings at the following levels: Local computer (local security policies) Active Directory site, domain, or organizational unit (domain security policies) Local security policies are managed through Local Computer Group Policy Objects (GPOs), and domain security policies are managed through Group Policy

    • How to Change the Taskbar Font

      How to Change the Taskbar Font

      The Windows Taskbar is not only an extremely practical feature of Windows operating software, but it can also be customized to fit your specific preferences. Here is how: Start your computer and right click on any clear space (do not click on the taskbar or any icons). You should see a menu appear. In this

    • Understanding Internet Connections

      Understanding Internet Connections

      Internet Connectivity Introduction  In most organizations and networks today, Internet connectivity is no longer an additional option, but a necessity. Most organizations that have a networking environment need to provide its employees or users with some form of connectivity to the Internet. E-mail and Web sites have evolved into being important mechanisms for a vast

    • How to Save Layout of Desktop Icons in Windows

      How to Save Layout of Desktop Icons in Windows

      The way you arrange the desktop icons on your PC is part of your personal settings. You sort them the way like. It is very frustrating to find out that someone was using your computer and arranged icons automatically, after you sorted them the way you wanted. The layout of your icons can be changed

    • sndvol32.exe

      sndvol32.exe

      In simple terms, sndvol32.exe can be described as a Microsoft Windows certified executable system file that comes along with all 32-bit versions of Windows operating system and is responsible for controlling volume and mixer settings of audio channels inside the computer. Why is sndvol32.exe essential in a PC? – Located primarily in system32 directory on

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