Cannot Delete Outlook 2007 Reminder

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Can’t delete a reminder in Outlook 2007? I recently had this very strange problem where I created a calendar event in Outlook 2007 with a reminder attached to it, the event passed, I dismissed the reminder, but it won’t go away! The reminder pops up each time I open Outlook 2007. Not only that, I […]

How to Determine Open and Blocked TCP/UDP Ports

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Looking for a way to determine which ports are open and which ports are blocked on a computer? Ports are basically logical connections between two computers or network devices for sharing data. Port numbers range from 1 to 65536 and some port numbers are assigned to specific tasks, such as port 80 for transferring HTTP […]

How to Block Remote Connections to a Windows XP Computer

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If you’re not careful, it may be possible for hackers to remotely connect to your computer without your knowledge and copy, change, or delete files. If you travel a lot and have to connect to unsecured wireless networks at hotels, airports, etc, you should make sure to beef up the security on your system so […]

What is Simple File Sharing and How to Turn It Off

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Simple File Sharing is a feature built into Windows that makes it very easy to share files and folders with other computers on your local network. It’s so simple that it’s pretty unsafe too. If you share a folder, everyone can access it, there are no permissions and no passwords to prevent access to the […]

A Problem Has Been Detected and Windows Has Been Shutdown to Prevent Damages to Your Computer

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After installing Windows XP Service Pack 3 and rebooting the computer some people get this error: A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer)   some of the technical code accompanying the error are: OX0000007E (0XC00007D, 0XF7C6B8EA, 0XF7C6B7F4 – 0XF7CBBYF0. by booting in safe mode you […]

Configure Outlook 2007 to Work Over HTTP using RPC Protocol

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Network security is a big concern nowadays, and administrators make every effort to keep the bad guys out of their network, for that reason they block almost every port on their network firewalls, leaving only port 80 and 443 open. Microsoft in improving exchange server and outlook availability makes it possible to connect to a […]

Remove Passwords on Excel Password Protected Sheets and Workbooks

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How many times has happened that you set a password on an Excel spreadsheet or workbook and then you forget about it? or worst, the person that setup the password on the spreadsheet no longer works with you, and you have a spreadsheet that can’t modify. what do you do? easy, use Excel Password Remover. […]

Accessing Local Files and Folders on Remote Desktop Session

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If you use remote desktop to work on your network probably you have noticed that when working remotely local files and directories on your computer are not accessible on your terminal server session, and you end up e-mailing files you are working on the remote server to your local computer. that is a painstaking task, […]

Change IP address and DNS servers using the Command Prompt

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Changing TCP/IP settings using the GUI property is very easy and simple. But what about if you want to have more fun doing it, and change the IP and DNS properties using the windows command prompt? If you are a Linux guru or a batch scripting wizard this should not be complicated, if you are […]

Windows 2003 Active Directory Setup:dcpromo

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Now that we have setup Windows Server 2003 on our virtual machine, and we have patched it with SP2, Installed an Antivirus and setup DNS, is time now to setup active directory using dcpromo. Read about how to install and configure DNS on Windows Server 2003 from my previous post. Setting up active directory using […]