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    • How to Change an Outlook Password

      How to Change an Outlook Password

      The Microsoft Outlook email application is one of the longest supported email clients on the market. In production for more than 15 years, Microsoft engineers continue to add capabilities to the software suite to include a number of information management capabilities such as tracking tasks, Outlook Calendar, and public share folders. End-users are able to

    • Active X Controls

      Active X Controls

      An ActiveX control can be defined as a small applet or software component that can be reused over and over again. These encapsulated software programs or applets can either be visual or non visual. They are easy to create and can be included in many applications that run on the Windows platform. For instance, if

    • Troubleshooting IIS

      Troubleshooting IIS

      Understanding HTTP Error Messages HTTP error messages are related to the HTTP status codes which are included in the response headers when pages are requested from the Web server. HTTP status codes are three digit numbers. HTTP status codes are categorized into the following categories: Informational (1xx): This category is used for testing, and is

    • Planning DNS Zone Replication

      Planning DNS Zone Replication

      A DNS zone is the contiguous portion of the DNS domain name space over which a DNS server has authority or is authoritative. DNS zones contain either domains or subdomains. The DNS namespace can be divided into multiple zones. Users can even host all their zones on a single DNS server. The Windows Server 2003

    • NMI Parity Check/Memory Parity Error

      NMI Parity Check/Memory Parity Error

      Windows Operating System (OS) users may encounter the NMI Parity Check/Memory Parity Error during the computer start-up process. The error is normally displayed when a computer hangs or stops responding during the Windows start-up process, and may be the result of a number of hardware or hardware configuration problems. What does the NMI Parity Check/Memory

    • The Certificate Enrollment Process

      The Certificate Enrollment Process

      While encryption can be a robust security technology, users have to implement a public key infrastructure (PKI) to make it beneficial and trusted within an organization. The Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003 PKI implementation resides in Certificate Services. A public key infrastructure is the collection of technology, protocols, services, standards, and policies that control

    • Registry Hacks for Windows 8

      Registry Hacks for Windows 8

      Registry is a system component of Windows. It stores all the preferences for the Windows operating system. These preferences are saved in a key-value format. The key-value pairs are structured in a hierarchical tree-like format within a Windows registry. They can be navigated and modified. Modifications to these pairs are generally done via programs or

    • 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

    • SVCHOST.EXE Application Error

      SVCHOST.EXE Application Error

      Svchost.exe is a system process that handles the processes executed from the dynamic-link libraries (DLLs). A number of services are run from the dynamic-link libraries and svchost.exe is the generic host process name used for such services. A Few years back, Microsoft decided to move all of the functionality from internal Windows services into the

    • Do Cheap Windows 10 License Keys from eBay Work?

      Do Cheap Windows 10 License Keys from eBay Work?

      Recently, there has been a surge of very cheap Microsoft Windows 10 license keys on eBay, Amazon and other online stores. Everyone wonders, do these keys work and are those legit? The answer is, they do work, but are not the legitimate Windows license keys. These license keys are exploiting Microsoft licensing rules, and are

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