Monthly Archives: August 2012

Facebook App Center: Sneaky?

Originally posted on Paul's Internet Security Blog:
According to a recent NakedSecurity.sophos.com article; the new Facebook App Center is up to Facebook.com’s old tricks of trying to influence users to ignore the meager privacy protection tools available and allow…

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A Huge List of FREE Computer Security Products and Services

Originally posted on What's On My PC:
One of my favorite tech sites is Gizmo’s – The Best Freeware…  Today, during a visit I came across a huge list of FREE computer security products and services that is maintained…

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SoftPerfect Network Scanner – Free Network Scanner

SoftPerfect’s Network Scanner is a free multi-threaded scanner that scans multiple protocols at once and offers dozens of configuration options to find detailed information.   This portable program comes in 32 and 64 bit and can be ran from a flashdrive. … Continue reading

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Best Wireless Access Point for classrooms and events

We were looking for a solution to several classrooms that are completely wireless and needed an access point that could handle the traffic and any interference.   With the growing trend of BYOD, classrooms easily double and triple in their … Continue reading

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Sirefef infections explode due to new infection technique

The Sirefef/Zaccess family of Trojans – designed to download other malware, disable the machine’s security features, and often make lasting changes to the computer – is usually distributed to unsuspecting victims via email spam campaigns. But its peddlers have lately … Continue reading

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Neil Armstrong

As many of my students know; I am a NASA buff and love the engineering feats we had in the ’60s and ’70s.   Neil Armstrong (1930-2012)

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Originally posted on TCAT Shelbyville – Technical Blog:
Have you ever noticed the administrator account doesn’t show up during logon with Vista or 7?  Well here’s what you can do. Go to a command prompt as the administrator. type cmd…

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What’s one of the best cloud backups?

Backblaze Cloud Storage backup offers these key features – for only $5 per month per computer. Unlimited Data Backup Locate your Lost or Stolen Computer Unlimited Max file Throttle Adjustment for Better Bandwidth Works on Windows and Mac How long … Continue reading

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Seagate Goflex Home Network Storage- an excellent storage device for home and small business

Seagate’sGoFlex Home is a great option for any home or small business.  This network NAS has dozens of options to configure the device for multiple users.  (For Windows and Mac) While this is not a thorough review of the capabilities of this … Continue reading

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An attempt was made to reference a token that does not exist

When opening manage or the  “Microsoft Management Console (MMC)”  you recieve “An attempt was made to reference a token that does not exist”. Solution: Open a Command Prompt ( Search for CMD) (right click and run as administrator) and navigate … Continue reading

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Nearly half of firms supporting BYOD report data breaches

Nearly half of enterprises that allow employee-owned devices to connect to a company’s network have experienced a data breach, a study has revealed.   Nearly half of firms supporting BYOD report data breaches.

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Windows 7, Vista, 2008 Tweaks

Need to tweak your internet and network throughput? Here’s an excellent guide at SpeedGuide’s website. SpeedGuide.net :: Windows 7, Vista, 2008 Tweaks.

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Sirefef infections explode due to new infection technique

The Sirefef/Zaccess family of Trojans – designed to download other malware, disable the machine’s security features, and often make lasting changes to the computer – is usually distributed to unsuspecting victims via email spam campaigns. But its peddlers have lately … Continue reading

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The Facebook Obsession

  With more than half a billion users around the world, Facebook has altered our everyday lives for better or worse, and in ways we may not even recognize. Correspondent Lester Holt explores the real story behind the $50 billion … Continue reading

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Error 0X000003eb during driver installation

Use  printmanagement.msc to correct the problem.   Delete the drivers under printer server.   Try to connect again. If this does NOT work, right click on the driver again and go to Properties – Find the path to the driver.   Delete the driver … Continue reading

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TCP Congestion Control – Vegas and DD-WRT

If you have flashed your router with DD-WRT and have the latest versions, you may have congestion control as an input or selection. If you want equal time for all of the applications you are running such as VoIP or … Continue reading

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Manage your router with Netgear’s Genie

Netgear Genie is made for your wireless router.  It offers the ability to manage your router through your smartphone or through the PC interface.  Here’s the deal.   Netgear’s Genie can be used on any router to configure or diagnosis … Continue reading

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View Open Files on Server 2008

Before rebooting a server, you should see who has open files so you won’t corrupt data or knock a user offline. Server 2008 has moved where you can view these. To see the open files, right click on computer.   … Continue reading

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VPN stuck on Verifying Username and Password

Go to a Command prompt, type the following commands Enter after each one. Netcfg -u MS_L2TP Netcfg -u MS_PPTP Netcfg -l %windir%\inf\netrast.inf -c p -i MS_PPTP Netcfg -l %windir%\inf\netrast.inf -c p -i MS_L2TP Another solution – 1. Click Start, and then … Continue reading

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CiceroUIWndFrame Not Responding Error

If you receive the error – CiceroUIWndFrame not responding when you try and log off or shut down your pc. Fix this by removing the Speech and Handwriting Recognition feature from Microsoft Office. Open the Control Panel Double Click on … Continue reading

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