Help Desk Geek – Page 136 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

Does MAC Address Filtering Really Protect Your WiFi?

by File in: Networking

MAC address filtering is one of those controversial features that some people swear by, whereas others say it’s a complete waste of time and resources. So which is it? In […]

Fix File System Errors in Windows 7/8/10 with Check Disk Utility (CHKDSK)

by File in: How-To

Check Disk (chkdsk) is a tool used to verify file system integrity and is also used to locate bad sectors on hard drives. It also helps in recovering corrupted data […]

What is Msmpeng.exe and Should You Remove It?

by File in: Windows 10

Has your CPU been at 100% utilization lately? If you went to the Task Manager in Windows and looked at your processes tab, you may have noticed a process called […]

99 Ways to Make Your Computer Blazingly Fast

by File in: How-To

Over the last several years working in IT for various companies as a Systems Administrator,  a Network Administrator, and a Help Desk professional, I’ve written and learned about many ways […]

5 Tools to Convert BIN Files to ISO Images

by File in: Reviews, Tools Review

Recently, I downloaded some IT software on my Windows PC and the files were all .BIN and .CUE files. In order to work with them, I needed to convert the […]

4 Great Tools to Create Windows Installer Packages

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I’ve written a fair amount of code in my IT career and released a good number of Windows programs also, so a good tool to create Windows installer packages was […]

How to Connect to a Remote Registry in Windows 7 and 10

by File in: Networking

If you’re in a small business environment, it can become really annoying if you have to walk out to each computer that you need to fix. Instead, if you can […]

How to Export Your Emails from Microsoft Outlook to CSV or PST

by File in: Office Tips

Are you planning on leaving a job and want to make sure you get a copy of all your emails in case you need to refer to them at a […]

What is the Difference between WPA2, WPA, WEP, AES, and TKIP?

by File in: Networking

Pretty much everywhere you go today, there is a WiFi network you can connect to. Whether it be at home, at the office or at the local coffee shop, there […]

How To Check the Proxy Server Settings on Your Computer

by File in: Networking

If you feel your Internet connection is slower than what it should be or you notice that certain websites get blocked while browsing, it could be because all your Internet […]