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    • How to Fix a “Cannot Find Server or DNS” Error

      How to Fix a “Cannot Find Server or DNS” Error

      A server is a computer that ‘serves’ the network that it is connected to. It performs functions that are useful to the network. For example, there are file servers that store data and print servers that handle the network printing jobs. Businesses and other institutions often use servers to store important, possibly confidential, information and

    • How to Delete the Operating System from a Computer

      How to Delete the Operating System from a Computer

      The first thing anyone should do when deleting an operating system from a computer, is backup the computer’s contents. This is because deleting the operating system involves deleting the partition of the hard drive that is┬álocated on, causing all data to be lost. The user can backup his/her files by going to My Computer, copying

    • Logical Structure of an Active Directory

      Logical Structure of an Active Directory

      Active Directory fulfills all the needs of an organization by designing a directory structure. It provides flexibility in designing the business structure according to current and future needs for an organization, so it should be examined prior to installing active directory. In Active Directory, resources are organized in a logical structure, and this grouping of

    • Publishing Resources in Active Directory

      Publishing Resources in Active Directory

      What Resources can be published in Active Directory When you make Active Directory objects available to users, you are publishing the Active Directory resource. The resources that can be published in Active Directory include the Active Directory resources listed below: User objects Computer objects Printer objects Folders and files Network services The two primary published

    • How to Find the Windows Version on a PC

      How to Find the Windows Version on a PC

      In many situations, it is extremely important to know the Windows software version that one’s computer is running. While it is obvious whether a computer user is running Windows 98 compared to Windows XP from the welcome screen, knowing the version and other information about the operating system can help a user avoid problems loading

    • The VPN Gateway

      The VPN Gateway

      Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) enable users to connect to a remote private network through the Internet. Virtual private networks therefore span the Internet because the user connects over the Internet to the remote VPN server. With a VPN, data is first encrypted and encapsulated before it is sent to the remote VPN server. When the

    • How to Recover a Boot Record in Windows?

      How to Recover a Boot Record in Windows?

      MBR – Master Boot Record – or simply Boot Record is the sector located at the beginning of your hard drive. This sector contains crucial information about your hard drive partitions and logical file system. The boot record also stores the first bits of software that the system executes once the BIOS hands control of

    • Device Driver has corrupted the executive memory pool

      Device Driver has corrupted the executive memory pool

      If you receive an error message which reads: Windows error "Device Driver has corrupted the executive memory pool., it basically means that there is a corruption with a driver somewhere on your system. This issue can occur when an attempt to touch invalid memory at a process IRQL that is too high occurs. This is

    • 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

    • 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

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