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    • 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

    • SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

      SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

      An Overview on Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol was developed by Netscape Communications, and enables secure communication over the Internet. SSL works at the transport layer of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), which makes the protocol independent of the application layer protocol functioning on top of it. SSL is an

    • DFS (Distributed File System)

      DFS (Distributed File System)

      DFS (Distributed File System) provides a mechanism for administrators to create logical views of folders and files, regardless of where those files are physically located on the network. DFS also allows administrators to distribute shared folders and work loads across several servers for more efficient network and server resources use. Fault tolerance network storage resources

    • Encrypting File System (EFS)

      Encrypting File System (EFS)

      An Overview of EFS Encrypting File System (EFS) enables users to encrypt files and folders, and entire data drives on NTFS formatted volumes. NTFS enables you to set permissions on files and folders on an NTFS formatted volume which controls access to these files and folders. EFS enables you to encrypt files and folders to

    • How to Make a Timeline on Microsoft Word

      How to Make a Timeline on Microsoft Word

      A timeline is a tool used in a visual presentation in order to present data or unique events in a sequential fashion over a defined time frame. In the past, unique programs such as the Adobe or Corel tool suites were the only programs available to individuals capable of creating a professional product. Microsoft Word

    • How to Uninstall a Program in Windows

      How to Uninstall a Program in Windows

      Uninstalling a program in any version of Windows is a fairly simple process. There are differences between versions, and here you can find a step by step guide for each specific Windows version: How to Uninstall a Program in Windows 8 1) Hover the mouse over the top right corner. In the menu which pops

    • wermgr.exe

      wermgr.exe

      Wermgr.exe (Windows Error Reporting Manager) is a process that runs on the Windows Operating System and is responsible for running the Windows Error Reporting software when Windows crashes. Wermgr.exe is usually encountered when Windows Explorer stops working, in which case the user is presented with a message that says that Windows Explorer has encountered a

    • Troubleshooting Windows Explorer Crashes

      Troubleshooting Windows Explorer Crashes

      Windows Explorer is the Microsoft file management program that has been bundled with all releases of the Windows Operating System (OS) since Windows 95. Explorer provides the user interface or GUI for the end-user to access the computer's files system. The Windows OS can run without Windows Explorer being loaded, however, most Windows users have

    • Understanding Certificate Authorities

      Understanding Certificate Authorities

      An Overview on Certificate Authorities In the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), digital certificates are based on public key cryptography. The PKI consists of a set of components, policies, protocols, and technologies that provide data authentication, integrity, and confidentiality through the use of certificates, and public and private keys. Data is protected by applying a hashing

    • How to Fix Runtime Error R6025

      How to Fix Runtime Error R6025

      Even though the Microsoft Windows operating system (OS) is one of the most used in the world, computer users may encounter the Runtime Error R6025. The error results from a program or application becoming corrupted. After the error is thrown, the application causing the problem must be deleted and reinstalled in order to clear the

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