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One of the best ways to speed up your computer of course is to uninstall old programs. A recent article showed that the installation of multiple programs on any computer could slow the computer’s boot time, response time and even … Continue reading
Want to monitor your Hyper-V machine’s resources? TMurgent Technologies has an app that does just that. HyperV_Mon monitors physical, logical, virtual performance and more.
FROM THE COMMAND PROMPT TO STOP explorer taskkill /F /IM explorer.exe TO START explorer explorer
What happens when you are in a hurry and you have to replace a server motherboard? You run the server with the protective plastic shield for three years without incident. Three years ago we had to replace a motherboard on … Continue reading
Want to know how to be an administrator of Windows Server 2012 R2? This 7900+ page document has everything you want to know about Microsoft’s latest server. Included in this massive manual is- Technical Scenarios Install and Deploy Windows Server … Continue reading
You can map a network drive using a script or batch file. Open up Notepad Type the following in substituting computer with the computer you are connecting to. You will also substitute the folder with the folder name that is … Continue reading
New IT professionals may think that adding a second network card will improve throughput. While this can be true, IT personnel need to be aware of several rules behind configuring multiple network cards. Assuming the server will be in the … Continue reading
If you have slow or non responsive program properties; such as a database or other network program…Right Click on My Computer, go to Properties, select Hardware, Device Manager, click the + sign on Network, Right Click on your network card, … Continue reading
Another way to get detailed IP address information and control the Windows Firewall by a command line
You’ve probably used IPConfig to get your IP address and have even used IPConfig /all. So what is another way to see your configuration? netsh interface ip show config This command gives your NIC card information What if you … Continue reading
The solution below worked for us. (We disabled NetDMA) – This also correct copy problems to a NAS that runs a Linux based OS. To enable or disable NetDMA, follow these steps: 1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, … Continue reading
Kudos to Bill Mullins for posting this link to Techrepublic’s article on DNS maintenance and cleanup (Five ways to prevent Windows DNS problems). Great tips.
ManageEngine has excellent software used to manage workstations, servers and other enterprise computing needs. They also have some of the best software tools you can download and use for free. Their free Windows Health Monitor Tool can be used : … Continue reading
Do you have a computer that responds slow on the network or hesitates? Follow these steps and you will see a significant difference. (Because we have not shown how to disable advanced settings in your network card, simply go to … Continue reading
Here’s a nice little program that will prevent a shutdown if critical data is open. Foolish IT has a program that prevents automatic restarts. ShutDownUnless is a program that can monitor your server and prevent corrupt data in the event … Continue reading
Ever have a server give a 100 year lease? No other computers had this problem.
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PhoneFactor offers a two-step authentication when logging on to your computer. This helps to verifiy user logins for a workstation or server. How does it work? Enter your username and password into your computer. PhoneFactor then calls you. Press the # … Continue reading
45TB of storage in a Linux NAS. By AddThis
Want to control who gets on your network? Callout DLL can still be downloaded from Microsoft and now with Windows Server 2008 you can control with an Allow/Deny. With portable computing (netbooks, laptops, droids, blackberries, iPads, iPods, iPhones and other … Continue reading
Microsoft has Free Virtual Labs at TechNet that allows you to take mini courses in Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2. Link