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    • How to Import Data in Excel

      How to Import Data in Excel

      Importing data to MS Excel is the process of transferring data from other database sources and converting it into .xls format. This process eliminates the need to manually enter every item into a new Excel worksheet. Importing data therefore saves the user a lot of time and reduces human error. The source data is called

    • Active Directory Organizational Units

      Active Directory Organizational Units

      An object is a set of attributes that represents a network resource, say a user, a computer, a group policy, etc and object attributes are characteristics of that object stored in the directory. For example, some of the attributes of a user object might include the user's first name, last name, department, and e-mail address

    • How to Move, Rearrange, Add or Delete Tiles in Windows 8

      How to Move, Rearrange, Add or Delete Tiles in Windows 8

      Windows 8 introduced a revamped Start screen replacing the conventional Start Menu from previous versions of Windows. The new Start is built and designed on Metro UI. It makes use of square-shaped tiles which link to applications or act as widgets to show information. These tiles are flexible. They can beĀ  moved around, rearranged, modified,

    • Not a Valid Win32 Application

      Not a Valid Win32 Application

      The Not a valid Win32 application error message may occur in a number of different scenarios. This indicates that an executable file, application, or program is not able to communicate correctly with the Windows API. The error may occur during or after the installation of an application, program, or in certain cases – hardware. The

    • 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

    • Active Directory Management Tools

      Active Directory Management Tools

      Active Directory or directory service management is a vital component of any administration process if Active Directory is implemented in the networking environment. The two types of management or administration methods that can be utilized to manage the directory service are: Administrative tools that utilize a graphical user interface (GUI). Command-line tools. Windows Server 2003

    • How to Print the Windows Task Manager

      How to Print the Windows Task Manager

      Task Manager is a small application that usually comes standard with MS Window operating systems such as XP and Vista. The program can give you current information regarding many aspects of your computer including computer performance, processes, network activity, applications currently running, logged in users, and system services. The Task Manager can also help terminate

    • Monitoring and Troubleshooting DNS

      Monitoring and Troubleshooting DNS

      Monitoring DNS with the DNS Console The DNS management console includes functionality that enables you to use the console to monitor DNS activity: Event Logging tab: You can access the Event Logging tab located within the Properties dialog box of the DNS server to specify the DNS events that you want to monitor. Through the

    • Managing the IIS Metabase

      Managing the IIS Metabase

      An Overview of the IIS Metabase With the introduction of IIS 4, came the introduction of the metabase. IIS configuration information was no longer stored in the Registry, but in the new metabase structure. Some IIS configuration settings however still remained stored in the Registry, under the following keys: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftInetMgrParameters HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesInetInfoParameters HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesASPParameters HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesHttpParametersLogBufferSize HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesW3SVCParameters HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesMSFTPSVCParameters

    • 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

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