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    • Auditing Security Events

      Auditing Security Events

      An Overview of Auditing Auditing enables you to determine which activities are occurring on your system. Through auditing, you can track access to objects, files and folders; as well as any modifications made to the objects, files and folders. Auditing therefore enables you to collect information associated with resource access and usage on your system

    • Active Directory Objects

      Active Directory Objects

      The Active Directory data store, also referred to as directory, contains data on users, groups, computers, and on which resources these users, groups, and computers can access. It holds all Active Directory information. Each domain controller within a domain holds a readable/writable replica of the Active Directory data store that consists of information pertaining to

    • 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 Fault Tolerance

      Understanding Fault Tolerance

      An Introduction to Fault Tolerance The following issues initiate downtime: Hardware Failures: Hardware failures can be described as failures that occur in mechanisms like disks or storage media. Hardware failures tend to offset other failures. It is recommended to utilize platforms that can monitor internal temperatures, as well as trigger alarms accordingly. With random access

    • Understanding DNS Zones

      Understanding DNS Zones

      DNS Zones Overview A DNS zone is the contiguous portion of the DNS domain name space over which a DNS server has authority. A zone is a portion of a namespace. It is not a domain. A domain is a branch of the DNS namespace. A DNS zone can contain one or more contiguous domains.

    • Understanding Trust Relationships

      Understanding Trust Relationships

      In the Windows NT domain model, domains had to be bound together through trust relationships simply because the SAM databases used in those domains could not be joined. What this meant was that where a domain trusted another Windows NT domain, the members of the domain could access network resources located in the other domain.

    • mfefire.exe


      Mfefire.exe is McAfee Anti-virus Firewall Service’s process. The McAfee Firewall prevents malicious programs from installing themselves or third party components on the computer. Mfefire.exe is not a system process, but is required to run the McAfee Firewall. Mfefire.exe generally runs on the Windows Operating System and can be found in the primary hard drive’s Program

    • Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check

      Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check

      The “Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC)” is a problem with the mathematical process the computer does in order to ensure that data is properly transferred from a particular source to a specified destination. During the cyclic redundancy check, the computer determines if the data being transferred is not damaged. When users get a “Data

    • I/O Device Error

      I/O Device Error

      A common error encountered by Microsoft Windows users when trying to read or write from a drive, disk, or portable media device is the I/O device error. When this error is generated, the transfer mode that the operating system is attempting to use for the operation may not be recognized. The I/O error may be

    • 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,

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