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Q&A Monday: Server Disk Defrag

Question: I was recently promoted to a Junior System Admin role at my company, and server maintenance has recently come under my job responsibility.  I was wondering if it is a good idea to defragment the disk on the servers?  We occasionally do defrags on the local PCs, but does defraging a server really help? Answer: Ah yes, the [...]

Remove the .NET Framework Assistant for Firefox

Like me you may have abandoned the Internet Explorer browser for the more secure Firefox.  Well if you recently updated your computer, Microsoft may have snuck a vulnerability into Firefox without even telling you.  If you take a look at the installed add-ons in Firefox you might notice an add-on called Microsoft .net Framework Assistant. If [...]

Q&A Monday: Change Remote Desktop Port

Q&A Monday: Change Remote Desktop Port

Question: Do you know if there is any way to change the port number of remote desktop? I am looking to make RDP more secure by changing the default port on our servers. Answer: There is a way to change the default port for all supported versions of Windows and it isn't really that complicated.  By default for those of you not aware, [...]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for Viruses

I know that this time of the year, the average home users computer is pretty vulnerable to virus, spyware and malware attacks.  The reason I think this is, is because with most newer computers you get a year of Anti Virus protection, and well that year is coming to an end.  Most people in this tight economy (or even in general) don't want to pay [...]

Slow time of the Year?

In most of the jobs that I have had, this time of the year (November to January) can be the slow months of the year.  With most parts of the year sometime we can end up shelving projects or running checks, but this time of year we can easily get complacent with just relaxing and taking things easy.  Yet this is the time of the year where I find [...]

Q&A Monday: .html AutoRun CD

Question: I have created a small (lets call it a web site) and I want to put it on a CD and have it 'autorun'? Answer: Autorun is a feature of the Windows operating systems. Autorun is feature that detects when a CD is inserted and runs an application based on the Autorun.inf file located on the CD itself. When a CD is inserted into [...]

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