Category: Tips & Tricks

Protect Your PC with a USB Flash Drive Using the Free PREDATOR software 0

Protect Your PC with a USB Flash Drive Using the Free PREDATOR software

I recently discovered a nice little utility that locks your PC (especially useful for laptops). It’s called PREDATOR and it’s FREE. This utility can lock your PC, while you are running your Window session....

Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 Group Memberships 0

Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 Group Memberships

Group nesting and membership can get confusing, especially when you are dealing with multiple domains and different types of groups in Windows Server 2000/2003/2008. I have created a table (color-coded to make it more...

MOSS 2007 Security Account Requirements 0

MOSS 2007 Security Account Requirements

This planning tool from Microsoft includes descriptions and requirements for the following categories of accounts: – Server farm-level accounts – Shared Services Provider (SSP) accounts – Windows SharePoint Services search accounts – Additional application...

How to run a batch file as a task in Windows Server 2008 0

How to run a batch file as a task in Windows Server 2008

The Task Scheduler in Windows Server 2008 (WS08) is very different than Windows Server 2003 (WS03). If you want to run a batch file as a task, here’s how you will set that up...

Configuring TCP/IP and DNS on WS08 Server Core 0

Configuring TCP/IP and DNS on WS08 Server Core

Windows Server 2008 (WS08) Server Core doesn’t have a GUI. Therefore, when you install the Server Core you need to configure some of the basic parameters to get the server ready for remote administration....

How to Install IPv6 on Windows XP 0

How to Install IPv6 on Windows XP

IPv6 is here. Well, if you are like me and are running Windows 7 and/or Windows Server 2008 then you may have already realized some of the advantages of IPv6 protocol and appreciate the...

What are GlobalNames Zones in Windows Server 2008? 0

What are GlobalNames Zones in Windows Server 2008?

It is much more convenient to access servers in a Windows network by simply using single-label names, which are far easier to remember than the traditional fully qualified domain names (FQDNs) that are part...

Ports Used by Network Discovery on Windows Vista 0

Ports Used by Network Discovery on Windows Vista

If you are having connectivity issues between Windows Vista computers and you are using a non-Windows firewall between them, then you need to open the proper ports to allow incoming network discovery traffic and...

How to Install FrontPage Server Extensions on WS08 & Vista 0

How to Install FrontPage Server Extensions on WS08 & Vista

A lot of people, especially those who are relatively new to managing and editing Web sites, use Microsoft FrontPage. More experienced people prefer other tools, such as Dreamweaver or Microsoft SharePoint Designer, or even...

How to Enable Remote Desktop on Windows Server 2008 Server Core 1

How to Enable Remote Desktop on Windows Server 2008 Server Core

Windows Server 2008 (WS08) Server Core can be used in lots of useful scenarios. However, because WS08 does not have a GUI, you need to use the command prompt to accomplish the administrative tasks....

Working with Folder Content Types in MOSS 2007 6

Working with Folder Content Types in MOSS 2007

Managing content in SharePoint is an art, not a science. There are various techniques that you can use to organize and display content in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007. Use of folders is...

Activating Windows Server 2008 Core 0

Activating Windows Server 2008 Core

Server Core is a minimal server installation option for computers running on the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. Server Core provides a low-maintenance server environment with limited functionality. Command-line tools and other management tools (both...