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    • NetBIOS Node Types

      NetBIOS Node Types

      A NetBIOS node type is a method that a computer uses to resolve a NetBIOS name into an IP address. A NetBIOS node type allows an administrator to configure the order and method that a client uses when resolving NetBIOS names to IP addresses. Understanding how the various node types function will help users to

    • How to Fix the ORA-12560 TNS Protocol Adapter Error

      How to Fix the ORA-12560 TNS Protocol Adapter Error

      Oracle is a free, open business management software available for both personal and commercial use. Oracle allows users to process credit card payments, handle customer support, and manage customer orders from one location and includes many additional features from third party companies, such as Paypal and Amazon, that allow users to sell products in a

    • iastor.sys

      iastor.sys

      Iastor.sys (iaStor.sys) or Intel Matrix Storage Manager is a storage file for accessing the drivers, hardware, and software of RAID devices. RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) is a type of hard drive arrangement in which the same data is copied onto multiple hard drives in order to backup files. Iastor.sys runs on Windows XP,

    • Error 1721

      Error 1721

      This is an error commonly witnessed when you try to uninstall a program using the "Add or Remove Programs" in Microsoft Windows XP. The message itself will read: "Error 1721. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personal

    • Error 619

      Error 619

      Windows error 619 occurs when a user attempts to reconnect a modem to the Internet after a successful connection and the computer fails to connect to the Internet. This error often forces users to restart their computer in order to successfully connect to their Internet Service Provider (ISP) and the Internet. This problem most commonly

    • No Audio Device

      No Audio Device

      The no audio device error is commonly encountered on the Windows operating system. The error is normally thrown when the end user upgrades a computing device to a newer version of Windows or after reinstalling the existing version of Windows. When the error is thrown, computer applications that require an audio device will not be

    • Understanding Network Protocols

      Understanding Network Protocols

      A protocol is a collection of specifications or rules for data packets that enable information to be sent over the network. Network protocols are designed for network communication. In order to understand the different protocols available and their efficiencies, lets first look at the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model. This is the standard model

    • How to Change an Exchange Password

      How to Change an Exchange Password

      To change a Microsoft Exchange password, follow these instructions: Press the [CTRL], [ALT], and [DELETE] keys at the same time. In the window that pops up, click the Change Password button Enter a User name Select the domain that the password is being changed for Enter the old password Enter the new password Enter the

    • Understanding Proxy Server

      Understanding Proxy Server

      Proxy Server Overview Proxy Server enables you to connect the private network or LAN to a public network such as the Internet, by acting as a gateway for internal client computers to the Internet. Proxy Server is a secure gateway which you can use to provide Internet connectivity for IP and IPX based networks. A

    • Error 1603

      Error 1603

      When installing software that is packaged with the Windows Installer, users may get an error 1603. The actual error message that displays is “error 1603: A fatal error occurred during installation.” There are a few things that cause this to occur. Windows Installer and Encrypted Folders Users cannot install software packaged in the Windows Installer

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