Is your computer having problems starting up? Usually the first thing to go is the harddrive, but it may be worth checking your RAM too and this guide will show you how.
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If you’re looking for a free email hosting service for your custom domain, Google is still out of the picture. But, Microsoft and Zoho are still in the game.
There are certain things that you might want to do every time your computer connects to the Internet or when your network connection is dropped; however, you might not always be around to do them.
TeamViewer is a superb cross-platform freeware tool for remote controlling and/or transference another computer.
Yesterday when Microsoft released it’s new Office 2013 Customer Preview, they also silently included a few extra tools including a tool for System Administrators called the Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run.
Microsoft hasn’t done away with the good ole’ Startup folder in Windows 8 just yet, but it did do a decent job of hiding it. Here’s how to find it an pin it to the Metro Start screen.
Looking to work in the IT industry? Add some meat to your resume by getting a free certification in server virtualization.
Microsoft has yet again included the infamous hidden Administrator account in Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Here’s how to enable the administrator account the easy way.
Google Apps is a an amazing tool for a one person show to large businesses and if you’re not already using it, you should check out the Google Apps How-to from MrGroove, posted a while back which explains the step-by-step for getting your company up and running quickly. Once your up and running on Google […]
The last WordPress update introduced a new feature, the admin bar. By default, the admin bar is enabled; probably so encourage users to take it for a test drive. But, I’ve found that it is quite annoying and it slows down performance while browsing my blogs if I’m logged in. With that said, the WordPress […]
Ever wondered how installing a program affects the security of your system? Or are you a software developer and wondering something similar? Microsoft has a groovy tool that will analyze your Windows system before a program installed, analyze it again post-installation, and them compare the two reports and show you any known vulnerabilities created. (more…)
The Windows registry is a hassle to edit under normal circumstances, but sometimes you’ll encounter keys that are protected by the system. When you try to edit a protected registry key you’ll run into a few different errors, but they generally tell you that you lack permissions for making changes. But, since it is just […]
Windows comes with a built-in administrator account, but in Windows 7 that account is hidden by default. For whatever reason, you can easily enable the account and disable it using a few simple commands. We’ll look at the steps to do this below! How to Enable The Built-in Administrator Account If you need to use […]
Some time ago we took a good look at the svchost process and unscrambled its complexities. If you’ve read the article you know that svchost.exe is a generic host process for .dll files, as well as a couple of the methods to figure out which exactly which .dll files are loaded. Since writing that article […]