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About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.

Enterprise computing is tough – Here’s some tips

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Originally posted on TCAT Shelbyville – Technical Blog:
Here’s a few tips we use when optimizing and troubleshooting computers and mobile devices on our network.   Remember Windows 8 is a different operating system and Windows Surface tablets can be…

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WinMTR enhances Tracert

Originally posted on TCAT Shelbyville – Technical Blog:
Want a quick and fast way to check if you have lost packets to a destination address?  WinMTR (direct download) offers a visual way to see where packets are lost and offers an…

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How to flush the DNS cache on Mac, Linux or Windows

Originally posted on TCAT Shelbyville – Technical Blog:
If websites are not appearing correctly, connections time out or if you cannot find a computer on a network, you may need to flush the DNS cache.  Here’s how to do it-…

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Error when running NetSH command to fix Winsock

Originally posted on TCAT Shelbyville – Technical Blog:
Restart the computer. Press F8 during the startup prior to the logo splash scrren. Select Directory Services Restore Mode, and press ENTER. Click Start, and click Run. In the Open box, type…

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Is your hard drive dirty? Is NTFS Self-healing on? Why use chkdsk?

If you want to find out if your hard drive is dirty, simply open a command prompt and type fsutil dirty query c: You can also run ntfschk – You can now check to make sure NTFS self-healing is on. … Continue reading

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