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    • 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

    • Configuring DNS Clients

      Configuring DNS Clients

      Configuring DNS Client Settings Configuring DNS client computers typically entail the execution of the following administrative tasks: Setting the client computer names for each computer. The computer names that you configure should not be greater than 63 bytes. The name can only include: Uppercase letters; A – Z Lowercase letters; a – z Numbers; 0

    • How to Recover a Lost Windows Password

      How to Recover a Lost Windows Password

      There are several ways to recover a lost windows password. Hidden administrator account method, Windows installation disk, and third party software are some of the methods you can try. Hidden Administrator Account Method If using a custom user account, Windows automatically creates an “Administrator” account that is hidden from the user selection log in screen.

    • How to Add a User to Windows

      How to Add a User to Windows

      The Microsoft Windows operating system (OS) is one of the most popular OSs in the world. Although the company releases a new OS every three to four years (sometimes a bit faster), there are a number of common tasks that extend across software versions; albeit, the specific steps required to accomplish the task may differ

    • How to Limit Internet Access in Windows XP User Accounts

      How to Limit Internet Access in Windows XP User Accounts

      User accounts allow Microsoft Windows to differentiate between computer usersĀ  in order to determine the rights they should have. Each user account is assigned its own location on the hard disk for file storage. There is a collection of settings pertaining to each account that is stored in the computer’s Registry. Methods for Limiting a

    • DHCP and Remote Access

      DHCP and Remote Access

      DHCP and Remote Access Overview When a remote computer connects to a remote access server (RRAS), it is automatically provided with an IP address when the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) connection is established. You can configure the RRAS server to allocate IP addresses to remote clients from: A static range of IP addresses: This method is

    • 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 isĀ located on, causing all data to be lost. The user can backup his/her files by going to My Computer, copying

    • Microsoft PowerPoint Password Recovery

      Microsoft PowerPoint Password Recovery

      Microsoft PowerPoint documents can utilize two passwords: Password to open Password to modify Password to open The Password to open requires a user to enter a password to view the document. When the user sets a Password to open, the entire Microsoft PowerPoint document is encrypted with the RC4 stream cipher. Password to modify The

    • Deploying Software through Group Policy

      Deploying Software through Group Policy

      When Active Directory was launched in Windows 2000, one of its key design features was to ease the process of deploying software within an organization. To this end, Microsoft included the ability to deploy and distribute software with Group Policy. IntelliMirror technologies include Group Policy software installation to simplify the management necessary for large quantities

    • 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

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