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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.

Driver Packs for Windows – Snappy Driver

Need the latest drivers for your computer?  Use Snappy Driver to comb the internet for your drivers. http://sourceforge.net/projects/snappy-driver-installer/?source=typ_redirect

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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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Drive Controller Info for Windows and how to enable AHCI

Want the best performance from your HDD or SSD? Note:  There is always a risk when you change settings – backup your data before doing this Enter your BIOS Is AHCI enabled on the HDD or SSD? Yes?  Then you … Continue reading

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Defrag Windows Server or Workstation using Windows defrag from the command prompt

Want to defrag your Server so that the performance remains optimal? You can use the built in Windows defrag for the safest defragging option. Open a Command Prompt Type defrag /C /U The above command will defrag each drive on … Continue reading

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DSI Cable for PLCs

Upcoming post on how to create DSI cables (custom). PLC controller cables – How to custom make…

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Enable File History in Windows 8.1 and troubleshooting

Microsoft empowered the users of their OS to enable File History on Windows 7.   This allowed users to recover spreadsheets or data periodically if they made a mistake and wanted to recover the original. In Windows 8, file history … Continue reading

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Your Location has been Shared 5,398 Times in Last 14 Days

Your Location has been Shared 5,398 Times in Last 14 Days.

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