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 […]

VMware Server Web Access Default Username and Password

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Yesterday I wrote a post on how to setup a testing network using VMware server. We started by installing VMware server, and as I told you VMware uses the credentials from your windows machine to login to the console. But if you are using other account rather than the built in administrator account you will […]

How to enable Remote Desktop on remote computers through remote registry

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Using remote desktop to troubleshoot issues on computers on your network is the most efficient and quick way to solve problems. The best thing is that remote desktop is already install on all Windows XP pro computers, but unfortunately it is not enabled by default, so you need to enable it in order to get […]

How to Export Your e-Mails from Outlook Inbox

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are you leaving your job and want to carry your e-mails with you? or you want to have a back-up of your inbox e-mails? either way, this post is for you. Outlook has a nice feature to export the e-mails from your outlook inbox to an excel spreadsheet or text file. many times I receive […]