Help Desk Geek – Page 169 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

How to Change the Boot Sequence in the BIOS

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Looking to change the boot order on your Windows machine? By changing the boot order, you can force your computer to boot from a CD/DVD drive, a USB stick, or […]

Fix “Calling LoadLibraryEx on ISAPI filter c:\…isapi.dll failed”

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Yesterday, while setting up a website on IIS 7 and Windows Server 2008, I loaded up the website in the browser and ended up getting the following error message: Calling […]

Why the “less” Command is Better Than “more” in UNIX and Linux

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I work with a lot of huge log files. I usually connect to my UNIX and Linux servers using Putty or Telnet, then I read the files using standard UNIX/Linux […]

How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions in Ubuntu

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Yesterday I talked about how to create an Ubuntu virtual machine in VirtualBox and today I will walk through installing VirtualBox Guest Additions in Ubuntu. It, of course, requires using […]

How to Convert a Physical Server to a Citrix Xen Virtual Server (P2V)

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Update Oct 2017: Citrix no longer provides the XenConvert tool as a download and doesn’t support it anymore. Your only options now to convert a physical machine to XenServer is […]

Why is the Default IP Address for My Router 192.168.0.1?

by File in: Networking

Someone at my office recently asked me why their wireless routers always have a default IP address of 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1 and I really could not come up with a […]

Network Two Computers Running Windows XP

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If you want to share files between two desktop computers, a good way would be to use the built-in features of Windows. In this way, if you add another computer […]

Free Hard Drive Diagnostic and Testing Tools

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I recently purchased a Western Digital 1TB 7200 RPM hard drive for my desktop computer and I love it! It has loads of space and is super quiet. However, when […]

How to Install IIS and Configure a Web Server in XP

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Internet Information Services or more popularly known as IIS is a lightweight web server process included in the XP installer disc. IIS on XP is the ideal choice for testing […]

Force IE to Open Link in New Tab

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One question that I have gotten a lot lately from users is how to open a link in Internet Explorer in a new tab instead of a new window. If […]