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Last Updated on 26 July 2016, Total: 1452 Articles and Tutorials

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  1. How to Use the SPCheck Tool in Windows XP

    In this article we will cover the use of the Windows XP support tool called SPCheck. This is a handy tool that can be quickly used to assess the service pack level of installed components on a file by file basis. In this article we will look at how to acquire this tool, how it install it as well as... Read More

  2. Streamlining the backup process with Microsoft’s Data Protection Server

    Although it is extremely common for organizations to back data up to tape each night, the technology behind tape backups is over twenty years old. At the same time, network administrators are being asked to back up more and more data in less and less time and to be able to perform nearly instant restore operations. The old tape backup... Read More

  3. What Can You Expect From Windows Server 2003 "R2"

    Microsoft has announced a new version of Windows Server 2003 that will be released late in 2005. Although details about this new release, code named R2, are sketchy, R2 promises to greatly enhance the Windows Server platform. In this article, I will attempt to separate fact from rumor and explain what you can expect from R2... Read More

  4. Customizing Unattended Setup

    This article walks you through the steps of using Setup Manager to create an answer file for unattended installation of Windows XP. The article also covers how to use Setup Manager to set up distribution folders on your network and how to customize these folders for special purposes such as branding your system and updating device drivers... Read More

  5. Monitoring and Troubleshooting Using Event Logs

    This article reviews best practices for working with Windows event logs including how to interpret event messages, how to configure event logs, how to search and filter events, how to view events on remote systems, and how to use EventCombMT.exe and other tools to monitor events on multiple systems... Read More

  6. Using Software Restriction Policies To Keep Games Off Of Your Network

    Unauthorized software such as computer games decreases productivity, robs your network of resources, and jeopardizes your network’s security. However, you can preserve your network’s integrity by using software restriction policies to control what software users are and are not allowed to run... Read More

  7. The Pros and Cons of Running Virtual Server

    Microsoft’s soon to be released Virtual Server 2005 helps cut hardware cost by allowing you to simultaneously run multiple virtual machines on a single server. Before you consider deploying Virtual Server 2005 though, you need to understand the various caveats and implications associated with virtual machines... Read More

  8. Planning for High Availability: Attempt to Eliminate Downtime

    To ensure that systems are available for requests when called upon, you have to plan for the failure of those same resources that are being requested. Hard drives have MTBF (mean time between failure), viruses go undetected, name it… disaster can happen. The only way to keep systems ‘available’ to those who request them is to deploy those systems in... Read More

  9. Creating and Configuring FTP Sites in Windows Server 2003

    In this article we'll walk you through the steps of creating FTP sites in Windows Server 2003 using both Internet Services Manager and scripts. The tutorial will also will explain how to perform common administration tasks involving FTP sites and also how to implement FTP User Isolation, a new feature of Windows Server 2003 enables users to have their own... Read More

  10. Windows 2003 DFS (Distributed File System)

    This document will explain what the distrubuted file system is and how to set it up in Windows 2003. After having read it you will have a general idea of why it is used and why you might want to consider making use of it in your organization... Read More

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