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by MikePeller
Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:55 am
Forum: DNS
Topic: Zero Downtime when changing Nameservers
Replies: 0
Views: 19309

Zero Downtime when changing Nameservers

Here’s a very good explanation on how to achieve zero downtime when changing nameservers. The last paragraph explains how to have zero downtime for email during a transfer: TTL records define the 'Time To Live' for a DNS zone file - this is in essence the amount of time it takes before a change to t...
by MikePeller
Tue Sep 27, 2011 7:31 am
Forum: Service FAQ
Topic: Difference between IMAP and POP3 email connector
Replies: 0
Views: 11337

Difference between IMAP and POP3 email connector

IMAP email access coordinates between the server and your mail application. Messages that have been read/deleted/replied to will show up as such, both on the server and in the mail application. POP3 does not coordinate with the server. Messages marked as read/deleted/replied to in the mail applicati...
by MikePeller
Mon Sep 19, 2011 2:35 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Problem Steps Recorder Windows 7
Replies: 0
Views: 11564

Problem Steps Recorder Windows 7

Windows 7 has aProblem Steps Recorder that will record a user’s actions and take screenshots of their desktop in order to provide support. Go to start and in the search field type ‘psr’, click on the application and it will bring up a window to start recording. The user can do a task that is causing...
by MikePeller
Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:55 am
Forum: Computer Repair Tips from Experts
Topic: If you need to restart a computer in the middle of the night
Replies: 0
Views: 11910

If you need to restart a computer in the middle of the night

If you need to restart a computer, in the middle of the night. In command prompt Shutdown -r -t 14400 In my example i will restart the server in 4 hours t represents time, in seconds so you take hours’ time 60 minutes times 60 seconds per minute and it gives you seconds in 4 hours. The server will t...
by MikePeller
Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: Microsoft Exchange
Topic: Add user to see a Public Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 11673

Add user to see a Public Calendar

First in order to allow them access to view we would first need to start on the calendar’s administrator’s computer. Go into outlook while in mail press ctrl 6 this will allow you to view public folders scroll down and right click on your public calendar select permissions, In the permissions field ...
by MikePeller
Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: Microsoft Exchange
Topic: Manage Barracuda
Replies: 0
Views: 11871

Manage Barracuda

To manage your whitelist/blacklist, first click on the link at the end of the email. This link contains your username and password so it will log you in automatically. The front page should look something like this: The first email on the list certainly looks like spam. But let’s say that you recogn...
by MikePeller
Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:18 am
Forum: Microsoft Exchange
Topic: Spam filtering why use a barracuda
Replies: 0
Views: 11888

Spam filtering why use a barracuda

Here are the basics. Microsoft exchange is not a filter for email. It is designed to be used in conjunction with outlook and having outlook handle spam or Junk email. Outlook has a very powerful junk mail filter that you can set an infinite amount of rules on how you want to handle it. Also thru Mic...
by MikePeller
Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:04 am
Forum: Quickbooks
Topic: Slow or no connection to Outlook from Quickbooks
Replies: 0
Views: 19373

Slow or no connection to Outlook from Quickbooks

Symptoms: In QuickBooks when selecting Email while on an invoice, report, estimate, purchase order or etc. your functions for QuickBooks and Outlook lock up for longer a moment i.e. up to a minute possibly two before finally opening an email window in Outlook. Cause: QuickBooks connection to Outlook...
by MikePeller
Mon May 02, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: Virus Removal Tips and Tricks
Topic: MacDefender Virus directed at MAC computers
Replies: 0
Views: 8827

MacDefender Virus directed at MAC computers

malicious MacDefender Virus directed at MAC computers 1.To ensure you do not download the app, uncheck the following: Safari > Preferences > General > uncheck "Open 'safe' files after downloading." 2.Searching for the application and deleting it directly may fail, saying the app is in use. To stop i...
by MikePeller
Fri Apr 22, 2011 8:32 am
Forum: Computer Repair Tips from Experts
Topic: Copy files using modified date
Replies: 0
Views: 8511

Copy files using modified date

http://www.gentee.com/perfect-automation/solutions/find-last-modified-files.html Find and copy new and modified files Often, you come to a friend and ask him what new movies, mp3 files, photos, he downloaded or created in the recent past. There is a problem - how to find new or last modified files q...
by MikePeller
Fri Apr 22, 2011 6:49 am
Forum: MS Office
Topic: Default size limit of outlook (.PST) and (.OST) files
Replies: 0
Views: 8490

Default size limit of outlook (.PST) and (.OST) files

Outlook 2002 = 2 GB

Outlook 2007 & 2003 = 20 GB The .pst file has a different format and folder size limit in Outlook 2007 and in Outlook 2003

Outlook 2010 = 50 GB The file size limits of .pst and .ost files are larger in Outlook 2010
by MikePeller
Thu Mar 17, 2011 7:02 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Windows 7 mouse scroll functions unexpectedly
Replies: 0
Views: 8695

Windows 7 mouse scroll functions unexpectedly

The new windows 7 explorer will not allow mouse wheel scroll function over left or right panes until you have actually selected an item on the left or right hand pane for the first time. This is even when the Windows Explorer window has the focus. This is a deviation from Windows XP mouse wheel scro...
by MikePeller
Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:03 am
Forum: MS Office
Topic: How to import .nk2 files into Outlook 2010 type ahead buffer
Replies: 0
Views: 7981

How to import .nk2 files into Outlook 2010 type ahead buffer

When you start Microsoft Outlook 2010 for the first time, your nickname cache (stored in the profilename.nk2 file) is imported into a hidden message in your default message store.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/980542
by MikePeller
Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:41 am
Forum: MS Office
Topic: Outlook duplicate remover and compression tool
Replies: 0
Views: 7806

Outlook duplicate remover and compression tool

http://www.ablebits.com/outlook-remove- ... /index.php

this might be helpful as well –if we can run it monthly it will help keep performance up

http://www.compresspst.com/
by MikePeller
Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:40 am
Forum: MS Office
Topic: Outlook type ahead email tool
Replies: 0
Views: 7781

Outlook type ahead email tool

Every time that you type an email address or name in the message window of MS-Outlook, it automatically offer you a list of users and email address that you can choose. This feature is known as 'AutoComplete' and Outlook automatically build this emails list according to user activity and save it int...