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Comparison of Remote Desktop Software for Various Platforms 1

Comparison of Remote Desktop Software for Various Platforms

Managing your workstations and servers remotely has become a necessity these days. Here’s a comparison of remote desktop software on wikipedia that you may find helpful. Click on the image below to see the...

Error Code: 500 Internal Server Error. The request was rejected by the HTTP filter. Contact the server administrator. 0

Error Code: 500 Internal Server Error. The request was rejected by the HTTP filter. Contact the server administrator.

The other day I was working on my Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 and discovered that when I clicked on a new content type that I created, it gave me the following error...

How to Remotely Restart a Windows Computer 2

How to Remotely Restart a Windows Computer

The Shutdown command can be used to remotely restart or shutdown a Windows 2000 or later computer. For example, you can remotely reboot a Windows 7 computer from a Windows XP computer as long...

Demystifying Hyper-V Snapshots 0

Demystifying Hyper-V Snapshots

Snapshots must be one of the nicest features in Hyper-V. Unfortunately, too many people are confused…..justifiably, in my opinion…. about how exactly the snapshots work in Hyper-V. I am not talking about taking snapshots...

DNS Glossary 0

DNS Glossary

Microsoft’s Active Directory relies on Domain Name System (DNS) so it’s important to have a good understanding of DNS concepts and terms. Here’s a glossary of DNS terminology in alphabetical order. You can also...

How to Manage Previewers in Outlook 2010 2

How to Manage Previewers in Outlook 2010

If you are unable to preview Word, Excel and PowerPoint files in Outlook 2010, make sure that the previewers are not disabled. The attachment previewers are enabled by default. Here’s how the previewers work...

How to Synchronize HTC EVO 4G Contacts List to Outlook 4

How to Synchronize HTC EVO 4G Contacts List to Outlook

I recently ordered an HTC EVO 4G through my telecommunication Web site. Because I am a broker for all the major wireless providers in USA, I have the luxury to pick from one of...

How to Centralize Remote Access Policies Using RADIUS 0

How to Centralize Remote Access Policies Using RADIUS

Remote access policies are local to the Windows Server 2003 where they are created. Therefore, you cannot synchronize remote access policies between servers. In addition, because remote access policies cannot be integrated with Active...

How to Change the Local Administrator Password on All Computers in the Domain 0

How to Change the Local Administrator Password on All Computers in the Domain

If you are a network administrator, the Sysinternals tools should be part of your troubleshooting and management toolkit. Here’s some information from Microsoft on the Sysinternals tool called PsPasswd that is very helpful in...

LightSwitch: Visual Studio for Dummies? 0

LightSwitch: Visual Studio for Dummies?

Visual Studio has been a developer tool for years. Microsoft recently announced that it is going to offer a version of Visual Studio called Visual Studio LightSwitch (formerly code named Kitty Hawk) that will...

Dreamweaver 8 for Windows Loses FTP Login Settings 0

Dreamweaver 8 for Windows Loses FTP Login Settings

If you work with Dreamweaver 8 for Windows and have noticed that your FTP login settings in the Dreamweaver site definitions are lost when you close and re-open the program or after you reboot...

Common Exchange 2010 Features Managed in the EMC 0

Common Exchange 2010 Features Managed in the EMC

The following is a list of common Exchange Server 2010 features that are managed in the Exchange Management Console (EMC), as documented by Microsoft. Feature How to get there in the EMC Related management...