Windows System Administration
Windows 2000 Security Overview
Computer network security is a large topic. You can't configure strong
security if you don't have a "top-down" overview of the security features
available and how to configure them. More ...
PC Technician's Software Copyright Responsibilities
As a PC Technician, working on other people's computers, you'll be in a position to
encounter illegally copied software. For example, maybe you need to re-install a
customer's operating system or application software and you find that the customer
is using an illegal copy. What do you do? Do you go ahead and install the illegal software? More ...
How to Manually Register DLL in Microsoft Windows
A DLL (Dynamic link library) is a file that contains code that can be used by more than one program. A DLL is executed by the calling program. They are not directly executable. In order for the calling program to locate the DLL, it must be registered in windows registry database. More ...
How to Backup Mails and Address Book of Outlook Express
Outlook Express - the easiest and widely used email client on Windows OS
provides easy options through which you can create backup of your emails
and contact addresses. The emails get stored in the Application Data folder
in the form of .dbx files - Inbox.dbx, Drafts.dbx, Outbox.dbx, Personal.dbx and so on. More ...
Synchronize Your PC's Clock with an Internet Time Server
Your PC should, by default, be configured to synchronize to time.windows.com every seven days. One of the reasons you might be thinking of synchronizing your PC's clock is because it doesn't keep accurate time. More ...
How to Share a Printer
Network printers are available to anyone on that same network. If you have a printer connected directly to your PC rather than the network, and your PC is on network, you can also share that printer with anyone on the same network. More ...
Turn Off Windows XP Service Pack 2 Firewall
If your PC is running Windows XP Service Pack 2, the first thing you need to do is turn
off the firewall. Why? Because a serious firewall blocks unwanted inbound and OUTBOUND
connections. SP2's firewall does not block unwanted outbound connections. More ...
Kill The Messenger (Service)
All Windows versions install Messenger Service and turn it on by default.
A program freely available from the Internet allows spammers to control
the Messenger Service on hundreds of thousands of computers on the Web. More ...
NTFS Permissions is a file system feature that lets you set specify which files on your system can be accessed by which specific users, and what kind of access they have to each file. More ...
Tweaks to Speed Up Internet Streaming Video
Although streaming video technology offers instant access to video files, there are many factors that attribute to your computer's ability to effectively play videos. There are a number of tweaks that help speed up your streaming video startup times, eliminate choppy PC video play and stop slow streaming video. More ...
Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
Windows Active Directory is a centralized database that stores the collection
of information about all the resources available on the Windows domain.
Active Directory enables administrators to manage the network resources
in an easy way. More ...
Disable Kernal Paging to Speed Up Windows
Paging is when the operating system allocates part of the hard disk to be
used as virtual RAM. Windows is slowed by paging. You can speed up Windows
by configuring it to keep its kernal in RAM. More ...