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by MikePeller
Tue May 12, 2009 7:24 am
Forum: Service FAQ
Topic: What is RAID
Replies: 0
Views: 8197

What is RAID

About RAID RAID is an acronym for Redundant Array of Independent Disks. With RAID enabled on a storage system you can connect two or more drives in the system so that they act like one big fast drive or set them up so that one drive in the system is used to automatically and instantaneously duplicat...
by MikePeller
Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:08 am
Forum: Windows XP Tips and Tricks
Topic: Speed up a defrag operation in XP
Replies: 0
Views: 7460

Speed up a defrag operation in XP

A simple way to speed up a defrag operation in Microsoft Windows XP is to restart the system before you launch the Defrag application. This allows the operating system to clear out the swap/paging file (may require a change in configuration for ultimate effect) and to reset it to the default size. T...
by MikePeller
Wed Feb 25, 2009 7:02 am
Forum: MS Office
Topic: Using Word to fill in forms
Replies: 0
Views: 7728

Using Word to fill in forms

Scan the form and save it as a picture to your My Pictures folder, or any folder where your picture files are kept. Save it as a .jpg or .png. Open a blank document in Word. Go to View | Header and Footer. (In Word 2007, double-click in the Header pane of your document.) Go to Insert | Picture and t...
by MikePeller
Tue Feb 10, 2009 9:10 am
Forum: Small Business Server
Topic: confiqure pop3 conector in SBS 2008
Replies: 0
Views: 9978

confiqure pop3 conector in SBS 2008

Goto Windows SBS Console -> Network -> Connectivity -> Windows SBS POP3 Connector

You will need to properly configure your mail first before it will let you enable it.
by MikePeller
Fri Feb 06, 2009 7:53 am
Forum: Small Business Server
Topic: Access Denied when adding printer
Replies: 0
Views: 9801

Access Denied when adding printer

Trying to add a network printer to an SBS box we get the following:

Add Printer - Access Denied

click on Add Printer and then click on Run as administrator!
Okay, so we need to get into the habit of elevating on the server too!
by MikePeller
Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:44 pm
Forum: Windows XP Tips and Tricks
Topic: TweakUI PowerToy for Windows XP
Replies: 0
Views: 7644

TweakUI PowerToy for Windows XP

The developers of the Windows XP Operating System have made available to the general public and for free, a powerful tool that makes performing certain changes to the user interface (UI) a simple process. Many people do not feel comfortable making changes to the user interface through the Windows Re...
by MikePeller
Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:40 pm
Forum: Windows XP Tips and Tricks
Topic: Easily re-activate your XP installation
Replies: 0
Views: 7606

Easily re-activate your XP installation

In the event you need to reinstall your XP installation, you won't have to re-activate it. All you have to do is copy the wpa.dbl file located at WINDOWS\system32 folder prior to the reinstallation. Once the reinstallation is complete, replace the copied file with the newly created one.
by MikePeller
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:39 am
Forum: Free Software Downloads
Topic: SpyBot
Replies: 0
Views: 7576

SpyBot

We use this too to fight and clean Spyware/Malware


http://www.safer-networking.org/en/spybotsd/index.html
by MikePeller
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:37 am
Forum: Free Software Downloads
Topic: Defraggler
Replies: 0
Views: 7556

Defraggler

It differs from other defrag tools on the market, by enabling you to quickly and simply defrag the files you want to, without having to process the whole drive. Simply run it, select the file and defragment in seconds. No more struggling with the Windows defragmentation tool! And remember like all P...
by MikePeller
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:35 am
Forum: Free Software Downloads
Topic: CCleaner
Replies: 0
Views: 7582

CCleaner

CCleaner (formerly Crap Cleaner) is a freeware system optimization and privacy tool. It removes unused and temporary files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster, more efficiently and giving you more hard disk space. The best part is that it's fast! (normally taking less than a second to ...
by MikePeller
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:22 am
Forum: Free Software Downloads
Topic: AVG Free Anti-Virus
Replies: 0
Views: 7859

AVG Free Anti-Virus

We allways recomend the Pro version but in a clinch AVG Free has help out a ton!

http://www.avg.com/product-avg-anti-virus-free-edition
by MikePeller
Thu Feb 05, 2009 6:58 am
Forum: Windows XP Tips and Tricks
Topic: Increasing System Performance
Replies: 0
Views: 7363

Increasing System Performance

If you have system RAM of more then 512MB, you can improve your system performance forcing XP to keep the core system files in the system memory. 1. Start Regedit 2. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Session Manager\Memory Management\DisablePagingExecutive 3. Set the value t...
by MikePeller
Thu Feb 05, 2009 6:52 am
Forum: Windows XP Tips and Tricks
Topic: How to Remove Windows XP's Messenger
Replies: 0
Views: 7471

How to Remove Windows XP's Messenger

How to Remove Windows XP's Messenger Theoretically, you can get rid of it (as well as a few other things). Windows 2000 power users should already be familiar with this tweak. Fire up the Windows Explorer and navigate your way to the %SYSTEMROOT% \ INF folder. What the heck is that thingy with the p...
by MikePeller
Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Service FAQ
Topic: Use System Restore to Undo Changes if Problems Occur
Replies: 0
Views: 7562

Use System Restore to Undo Changes if Problems Occur

Use System Restore to Undo Changes if Problems Occur Windows XP Professional makes it easier to resolve problems if they occur in your system. You can use System Restore to remove any system changes that were made since the last time you remember your computer working correctly. System Restore does ...
by MikePeller
Thu Sep 11, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: Service FAQ
Topic: Windows update not working FIX!
Replies: 0
Views: 7695

Windows update not working FIX!

Start>run>cmd

1)Net stop wuauserv

2)regsvr32 %windir%\system32\wups2.dll

3)net start wuauserv

4)exit