George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 30 Oct. 2014, Total: 565 Blog Posts

With a career spanning more than 23 years in IT, George Chetcuti has hands-on experience on HP high-end UNIX setups, Windows high-availability clusters and cloud computing. He has overseen various network projects and managed IT departments. The aim of this blog is to address various network related issues and topics from networking concepts to hands-on tasks for the community of network administrators, where your comments and suggestions are always welcome. He also writes about Windows 7 in the little free time he has at www.windows7library.com.

9 Command-line 10 Sept. 2013
152 General 23 June 2014
38 Implementation 23 Oct. 2014
23 Monitoring 16 Oct. 2014
183 News 30 Oct. 2014
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
45 Security 10 Oct. 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Who Has Your Back? 2014 Report

    This year, EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) reports major improvements in industry standards for informing users about government data requests, publishing transparency reports, and fighting for the user in Congress... Read More

  2. Why Can My Devices Be Searched at the Border?

    The U.S. Constitution prevents the government from performing searches without a valid reason; the government generally can't snoop through your laptop for no reason. Electronic data stored on personal devices is a reflection of our lives - family photos, medical documents, banking information, details about what websites we visit, and so much more. But those privacy protections don't safeguard travelers... Read More

  3. Why Cloud Computing

    Learn the benefits of cloud computing and Amazon Web Services (AWS) from Amazon Sr. Vice President Andy Jassy in this video:... Read More

  4. Win Free Training For Life

    Firebrand offers free training for life... Read More

  5. Win £1 million of free training

    Firebrand Training is giving away IT training courses worth £1 million* to one lucky winner in its Free Training For Life (FTFL) competition, which opens today... Read More

  6. WinHlp32.exe is required to display ‘.hlp’ help files on Windows 8

    Windows Help (WinHlp32.exe) is a Help program that has been included with Microsoft Windows versions starting with the Microsoft Windows 3.1 operating system. However, the Windows Help program has not had a major update for many releases and no longer meets Microsoft's standards. Therefore, starting with the release of Windows Vista and continuing in Windows 8, the Windows Help program... Read More

  7. Windows 7 Phone Banking Application

    Bank of America customers can now perform banking activities such as, finding ATMs, transferring funds, managing accounts, etc. from their Windows 7 phones if they own one! The application that runs on Windows 7 Phones was launched on Tuesday. The news was more than welcomed by Microsoft's phone users after months of waiting and which left them behind iPhone, Blackberry... Read More

  8. Windows 7 and Windows 8 Security Guidelines

    The Windows 8 Secure Boot process alerts a user when an attempt to subvert the security controls has taken place. It is important that users know how to identify and respond to this alert... Read More

  9. Windows 8 Developer Preview

    Get a glimpse of Microsoft's new operating system by trying the pre-beta version of Windows 8 for developers. Though, it is nowhere near finished and should not be used in production environments, it would be quite interesting to know where Microsoft is heading with this new generation of Windows. You have the ability to try out both the touch-centric 'Metro'... Read More

  10. Windows 8 Refresh Points & System Recovery

    Both Refresh Points and System Recovery features in Windows 8 can be used to remove malicious and corrupted files. W. Kenneth Johnson has published some notes from his research about Windows 8 forensics and where you can find a good explanation about various artifacts related to these two features. Read more here - http://randomthoughtsofforensics.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/windows-8-refresh-excerpt.html... Read More

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