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    • How to Clean the Registry

      How to Clean the Registry

      The longer a computer is used, the more cluttered the registry can become because most applications these days do not remove all traces of themselves when deleted. This can slow Windows’ performance. So it is essential to know how to clean the Windows registry to speed up the PC’s performance. Cleaning it up effectively is

    • The File Allocation Table (FAT) File Systems

      The File Allocation Table (FAT) File Systems

      Understanding the FAT File Systems The FAT file system was initially introduced with the MS-DOS operating system (OS) when hard disks were generally much smaller, and the structure of folders was not as intricate as it is in networks today. The FAT file system continues to be supported by each Microsoft OS since its advent.

    • System Idle Process

      System Idle Process

      The System Idle Process on computers running the Microsoft Windows Operating System (OS) typically displays when it is using more than 90% of the computer’s CPU. This confuses many users as they believe that there is an OS error or more drastically that the computer is infected with malware. In reality, the System Idle Process

    • Windows 10: How to Hide or Show Tray (Taskbar) Icons?

      Windows 10: How to Hide or Show Tray (Taskbar) Icons?

      With Windows 10, Microsoft decided to change the way of customizing the system tray. In Windows 7, Windows 8 or earlier versions you could customize tray icons directly from systray by hiding them or moving them away, but now, these options are in a different placeā€¦ Steps, guidelines and screenshots in this article are from

    • Ntoskrnl.exe is Missing or Corrupt

      Ntoskrnl.exe is Missing or Corrupt

      The NTOSKRNL.EXE is missing or corrupt error message is usually encountered during the boot process of NT based Windows operating systems. It can also be classified as a blue screen error, which is a colloquial term coined by users to describe error screens displayed by Windows. These errors are displayed due to critical system errors

    • Configuring ISA Server Client Settings

      Configuring ISA Server Client Settings

      Configuring Web Browser Properties To configure Web browser properties, access the Web Browser Properties dialog box in the Client Configuration node of the ISA Server management console. The different settings that you can configure on the Web Browser Properties dialog box are explained here. On the General tab, you can configure the following settings: Configure

    • DNS Server Roles

      DNS Server Roles

      DNS Server and DNS Server Roles Overview Before DNS, HOSTS files were used to resolve host names to IP addresses. The HOSTS files were manually maintained by administrators. The HOSTS file was located on a centrally administered server on the Internet. Because of the shortcomings of the HOSTS files, DNS was designed and introduced. From

    • Physical Structure of Active Directory

      Physical Structure of Active Directory

      In comparison to the logical structure, which performs administrative tasks, the Active Directory physical structure checks when and where logon and replication traffic occurs. The physical structure of Active Directory contains all the physical subnets present in your network like domain controllers and replication between domain controllers. The physical structure of Active Directory: Domain Controllers:

    • Lsass.exe System Error

      Lsass.exe System Error

      The Lsass.exe System Error is a problem that may affect a computer system running Windows XP. Lsass (Local Security Authentication Subsystem Service) manages the log in process information for accounts on the system. Three things that may cause an error with the Lsass.exe process: The msvcrt.dll file was corrupted or replaced with an incompatible version.

    • How to Install a Codec in Windows

      How to Install a Codec in Windows

      A codec is a device or program that has the ability to perform encoding and decoding on a digital data stream.Codecs are able to encode and decode files for viewing or editing a stream or signal for transmission, storage or encryption. They are often used in video conferencing and some streaming media applications. This was

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