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    • 0x800a0007 Windows Update Error

      0x800a0007 Windows Update Error

      Even though it might be alarming to see “0x800a0007 Windows Update Error” on one’s computer, it is quite easy to repair. Computer users receive this error message for various reasons, especially when trying to update software. Some common reasons for receiving the 0x800a0007 Windows Update Error are incorrect settings in Secure Socket Layers (SSL), incorrect

    • Publishing Content to IIS

      Publishing Content to IIS

      Publishing Content using WebDAV You can use Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) to manage and publish content such as HTML files, ASP pages, scripts and executables, to IIS. You can use WebDAV to create and modify web content on Internet servers. WebDAV utilizes the port 80. This is the default used by HTTP. By

    • Understanding Volume Shadow Copies

      Understanding Volume Shadow Copies

      Volume Shadow Copies Overview Volume shadow copies, a new Windows Server 2003 feature, are used to create copies of files at a specific point in time, or set time interval. Shadow copies can only be created on NTFS volumes to create automatic backups of files or data per volume. When enabled, the Shadow copies feature

    • mcshield.exe

      mcshield.exe

      Mcshield.exe is a third party software process that belongs to the McAfee On-Access Anti-virus Scanner. It is a real-time shield of the McAfee anti-virus software that continuously monitors files, folders, and programs that the user, the computer, and/or third party applications access in order to detect possible threats. Mcshield.exe is generally considered a safe program

    • How to Configure IIS to Host a Web Page

      How to Configure IIS to Host a Web Page

      IIS (Internet Information Services) is an easy to use web server from Microsoft. It is not installed on Windows XP Professional by default. However, it is installed when the user upgrades from Windows NT or Windows 2000 to Windows XP Pro. IIS can be installed as follows: Click Start, click Control Panel, and double-click Add/Remove

    • Implementing IAS

      Implementing IAS

      Internet Authentication Service (IAS) Overview In most organizations that have multiple network access servers, the centralization of authentication and accounting of connections being established at a centralized server is the better approach than each network access server performing authentication and accounting services. The Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) protocol is the recognized protocol for

    • How to Install a Screensaver in Windows

      How to Install a Screensaver in Windows

      What is a Screensaver? A screensaver is an animated image that is displayed on a PC screen when inactive – once the user’s inactivity has been detected for a certain period of time. Screensavers were originally created to prevent burn-in (i.e. the burning of an image into the phosphor inside the cathode ray tube after hours of

    • How to Install a Codec in Windows

      How to Install a Codec in Windows

      A codec is a device or program that has the ability to perform encoding and decoding on a digital data stream.Codecs are able to encode and decode files for viewing or editing a stream or signal for transmission, storage or encryption. They are often used in video conferencing and some streaming media applications. This was

    • mom.exe

      mom.exe

      MOM.exe is a monitoring program for the Catalyst Control Center that ATI Technologies created. It monitors ATI video card graphics use and is essential for running certain functions of the video card’s graphics driver. MOM.exe is included with all drivers and updates for version 7.2 and newer of the Catalyst Control Center and generally runs

    • afd.sys

      afd.sys

      Afd.sys (Windows Ancillary Function Driver) is a driver for Winsock, which is a program necessary to connect the computer to the Internet. It runs when the computer is booted and is responsible for all Internet connections on the computer, including wireless, LAN, browser, and third-party application connections. Afd.sys is a critical part of the Windows

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