Windows System Administration
Disable Annoying "Get Windows 10" Message
You may not want to upgrade to Windows 10 because its search function pushes Windows app
store products and tries to trick you into signing up for Microsoft's OneDrive. More ...
Security Risks and Ways to Decrease Vulnerabilities in a 802.11b Wireless Environment
This document explains topics relating to wireless networks. The main topics discussed
include, what type of vulnerabilities exist today in 802.11 networks and ways that you
can help prevent these vulnerabilities from being exploited. More ...
Configure Windows Indexing Service for Performance
The Windows Indexing Service uses a fair amount of disk space and if the
shared directories on the network are large, it can consume a considerable
portion of the computer's memory and processor cycles. There are several
options for configuring the Indexing Service to improve performance. More ...
Understanding Windows 7 Security Center
Windows Security Center is a security tool that allows you to monitor the status of computer
security settings and services. It also constantly monitors security settings, and informs via
a pop-up notification if there is something wrong. In Windows 7 Microsoft renamed it as Action Center. More ...
Windows PC Performance Troubleshooting and Optimisation
If your aging PC is running slow and you're considering getting a new one, this
article explains how you can diagnose your performance problems, streamline and
tune up. You'd be surprised just how much more you can get out of what you have. More ...
DOS Switches and Wild Cards
DOS (Disk Operating System) is an interface that a system administrator can use to perform
tasks and configure the system by typing text commands. There are many commands available
with the DOS command line interface, most of them feature switches, and wild cards which
make them very powerful. More ...
Video - How to Remove the Bloat from Your PC
Junk and bloatware is eating up your computer's resources and space on your hard drive.
This video shows you how to get all the junk and bloatware out of your PC. Also how to
disable the annoying User Account Control and how to download and install the free AVG
Antivirus program. More ...
Microsoft Licensing Explained
If any of you have tried to figure out Microsoft's licensing laws you know
how frustrating and confusing it is. I have written a brief explanation
below covering Windows XP, Vista and Server 2003. More ...
WSH to Master Your Computer
With Windows 2000 and higher, Microsoft included a program called "Windows
Scripting Host" (WSH) that allows scripts to be run on a computer outside
of a webpage. In effect, DOS batch files have returned, except scripts are
multi-tasking and have a lot more power. More ...
Is Your Critical PC Data Adequately Protected From Disaster?
For small businesses or home users protecting and managing disaster scenarios merge the
three industrial IT fields of Disaster Recovery, High Availability and Backup. Using best
practice from industry and modern desktop PC's with sophisticated hardware and software
it's amazing just how much we can do. More ...
How to Harden a Server
By hardening a server, you're making it much more difficult for hacker to launch a successful
attack against the system. Thiis artilce describes mthods to harden a server. More ...
Disable Automatic Wireless Configuration in Windows 7
Windows provides two services that configure your PC to connect to a wireless network.
WLAN AutoConfig and WWAN AutoConfig. Both services are started automatically when you start your PC.
If you don't use a wireless network or mobile broadband, for security reasons you may want to disable these services. More ...