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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.

4 Exabyte download coming soon?

While numbers conflict on the exact number of Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 users there are,  it seems that most agree that almost 1 billion Windows products are out there. Microsoft’s upgrade path to Windows 10 for its predecessors includes … Continue reading

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Superfish, Komodia, PrivDog vulnerability test

Superfish, Komodia, PrivDog vulnerability test https://filippo.io/Badfish/

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Three Must Have Diagnostic Tools by Windows Sysinternals

Originally posted on What's On My PC:
Windows Sysinternals is host to numerous advanced system utilities and technical information that is available (for FREE) to help you manage, troubleshoot and diagnose your Windows systems and applications. There are three…

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Never stop growing

Jack Darden’s attitude of ‘Never stop growing’ and ‘You can do it’  reverberates through the Computer Information Technology classes at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville today.    His personality of wanting to grow and to learn everything in IT started … Continue reading

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SSD drive with Intel chipset – Performance is in RST

Do you own a computer with an Intel chipset?  If you do,  you probably need to make sure you are running Intel’s Rapid Store Technology to make sure the appropriate drivers are installed.   By loading the drivers, I saw … Continue reading

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Stop sponsor offers during your next Java Update

Want to stop Java Sponsors during your next Java Update?  Go to the control panel, click Java, Click Advanced, scroll all the way down and check Suppress Java Sponsor offers.

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uTorrent mining Bitcoins?

Several sites are reporting that the uTorrent client is mining Bitcoins.  We took a look at uTorrent and we looked for  EpicScale or other software that may mine for Bitcoins.  We also listened to our network with WireShark.   Note: Downloading copyrighted … Continue reading

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