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    • Macintosh and Windows Server Integration

      Macintosh and Windows Server Integration

      Macintosh Services Overview While in the earlier days, it was somewhat difficult to integrate Macintosh networks and Windows networks because each operating system basically used different protocols, and files structures and systems. To deal with these integration issues, Microsoft has since introduced the File Server for Macintosh (FSM) and Print Server for Macintosh (PSM) services

    • How to Remove WGA

      How to Remove WGA

      To remove Windows Genuine Advantage, particularly the validation tool from your Windows-based machine, you need to: Go to your Windows folder, usually at C:Windows. Search for the folder named 'Downloaded Program Files'. Note that Windows Genuine Advantage, which is found embedded on Microsoft Windows OS products, consists of two distinct elements, namely the Validation Tool

    • Managing Recipient Objects, Address Lists, and Distribution and Administrative Groups

      Managing Recipient Objects, Address Lists, and Distribution and Administrative Groups

      Recipient Objects Overview Active Directory objects such as user accounts, contacts and groups become recipient objects when e-mail address information is added to the object. The public folder is another type of recipient object. A public folder does not however usually have its own an email address. Exchange Server 2003 supports the following types of

    • How to Fix “Page Fault in Non-paged Area” in Windows 7

      How to Fix “Page Fault in Non-paged Area” in Windows 7

      A “page fault” is a term used to describe a miscommunication between a computer’s page file and non-paged area. Page faults are also known by the “0x50 Stop Error” code and often result in a complete computer crash and a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death). When this happens, the user is required to restart his/her

    • How Internet Authentication Service (IAS) works

      How Internet Authentication Service (IAS) works

      Internet Authentication Service (IAS) is Microsoft's implementation of a RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service) server and proxy. As a RADIUS server, IAS performs centralized connection authentication, authorization, and accounting for many types of network access, including wireless and VPN (Virtual Private Network) connections. As a RADIUS proxy, IAS forwards authentication and accounting messages to

    • ntuser.dat

      ntuser.dat

      An Ntuser.dat file is a Windows Operating System registry file that contains preferences and settings for each user account on a computer. Each user account has its own unique Ntuser.dat file, which Windows references to display the Start Menu, desktop icons and background, Documents folder, browsing history, and other personalized configurations. Ntuser.dat files can be

    • How to Stop werfault.exe

      How to Stop werfault.exe

      The Werfault.exe program is a core Microsoft Windows operating system (OS) application that automates the reporting problems in the Windows OS. Since the Werfault.exe application is a core OS file, it should not be deleted or removed from the computer to avoid unintended errors or to prevent programs from not functioning. Stopping werfault.exe from running

    • Backing Up and Restoring Active Directory

      Backing Up and Restoring Active Directory

      An Overview on Backing up and Restoring Active Directory To ensure availability of mission critical resources and network objects, and business continuity, you would need to perform back ups of Active Directory if it is running in your environment. This is because Active Directory normally hosts mission critical data, and resources. Backups are typically preformed

    • How to Change the Swap File Settings

      How to Change the Swap File Settings

      Prior to revising your Virtual Memory settings, you should check on how much Virtual Memory you would need, based on how much RAM you do have and how memory-intensive your normal applications are. Specifying Virtual Memory Settings The best way to do this is by installing the built-in System Monitor applet from the Add/Remove Program

    • Blue Screen Stop 0x00000024

      Blue Screen Stop 0x00000024

      Blue Screen Stop 0x00000024 refers to a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) error message that is displayed whenever there is a conflict with the NTFS.sys file, which is the file responsible for reading and writing to NTFS hard drives. A number of problems can cause this error, with the most common reason being that the

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