Download Microsoft Security Essentials for Free

Microsoft security essentials: I found this software more easy, fast, reliable to protect any windows operating system like, windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 than any other anti-virus software for windows. The best part of this software is that its created and maintained by Microsoft itself and Microsoft knows windows very well. It knows …

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20 funniest Microsoft Windows Errors

Microsoft always try to assist you and give you an automated solution but sometimes it also messed up the things and give you very funny error messages that you can’t understand.

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How to assess the security state of windows machine

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

I know this is not a new question for windows users but the utility that I am going to share with you guys will give you the answer of this question. The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer is a tool that provides a streamlined method to identify missing security updates and common security mis-configurations. what it can do and what operating system it can support is another question and a simple answer is given as under;

  • What It Can Do? If you are a network administrator and like to see what’s going on with other computer and where is a problem in system, like windows updates are not working, any kind of week password, or any other issue with a system on the network that can create any problem for the whole network, you can check it and cure it before you hit by a disaster.
  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000; Windows 7; Windows Server 2003; Windows Server 2008; Windows Server 2008 R2; Windows Vista; Windows XP; Windows XP Embedded

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For further information to get more idea about Microsoft baseline security analyzer please see the screens given below;

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how to enable remote desktop connection remotely on LAN

This post is for the Local Area Network Administrators and for those who are having two three computers at home and have administration rights on all of them. You can use few very easy commands to enable remote desktop connection remotely or even by editing few entries in the registry. You don’t even need to go to those computers to enable remote desktop connection. Commands are given as under;

Go to run and enter the under given commands;

netsh firewall set service remoteadmin enable

netsh firewall set service remotedesktop enable

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dot net framework 4 has been release

Dot Net Developers!!! I think its a big news that dot net 4 (.net 4) has been released and available for download. The .NET Framework is Microsoft’s comprehensive and consistent programming model for building applications that have visually stunning user experiences, seamless and secure communication, and more. It is highly compatible with applications that are …

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Is Windows 7 Better Than Mac OSX?

This article has been written by Sanix from Technize.com. Reach him on Facebook and Twitter.

When Windows Vista came out, most of users of Windows were very much disappointed. Windows vista was not at all good as it looked like Microsoft had released a raw version of Windows even before testing it fully. But Windows 7 was rolled out quickly in order to fill the gap which Windows Vista had made and it seems that Microsoft has been successful to a very much extent.

Windows 7 has surpassed 10% of the market share. Let’s look at the comparison of Windows Vista and Windows 7 market share penetration after their release.

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How to Secure Computer From USB Viruses in Windows 7

No doubt, windows 7 is an ultimate windows family member that is fully loaded with most of the security tools required to secure your system. Most of the common viruses spread using USB drive and waste a lot of time including file corruption, system slow response, annoying behavior of system and many more problems that can make your system unstable. All the above problem can be easily controlled and prevented by just making few very easy and handy configuration in your windows 7. Most viruses in USB drives spread by using autorun.inf style and copy few files in your system that start breading and making your system unstable.

Auto run function can now be controlled by following the under given instructions in windows 7. There is no need to make any change in registry or to take risk to make your system unstable by making any change in registry.
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How to Secure your Files And Communications

People are working around to make their files and communications more and more safer than their other things by using passwords, long and complex passwords with special characters and many more techniques but the experts proved that this is not the only thing you should do to save your files and important data. Not so long ago, computer enthusiasts have proved to retrieve an eight letter password by use of a GPU in three days. Makes you wonder how safe your data is. In PixelCryptor you choose a picture and use it to combine your files into a package. The pixel data is used to encrypt your data. The combinations are endless and hard to break. Nowadays people have not one, but dozens of passwords. It can be hard to remember them, and you might lose precious data when you forget them. PixelCryptor offers a solution.

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Encryption has been used for as long as people have been talking and wishing to keep their communications secret. Examples range from trans- position Cyphers used by the Spartan military to more modern techniques like DES and AES.

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Recover Data From NTFS Drive With Open Source Software

NTFS Undelete

NTFS undelete is a very handy, easy to use and efficient software to recover data from NTFS drives. Since deleted files recovery is a very delicate process that’s why this software provides many types of packages to perform many types of undelete processes. Its completely free. There is a very simple installation method even a beginner can do it without any problem. If you don’t like to install you can download the zip package, just unzip and here you goes.

You can choose the method of installation according to your specific situation.

Windows Installer

Installer will set up NTFS Undelete on your computer. This is the easiest way to install NTFS Undelete; however, installer can be used only when the files you want to undelete are not located on the system disk (usually disk "C:").

If deleted files are located on the system disk, then you should choose different method of installation.

Download NTFS Undelete (Windows installer)

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Migrate Your DHCP Server Without Interruption

Migrating DHCP server in LIVE environment from Microsoft Windows 2003 Server to Microsoft Windows 2008 is not an easy task to do. You have to shutdown your old server to configure your new server. Let me share a very handy and built-in method to migrate your DHCP server from windows 2003 server to windows 2008 server. You can perform this task even in office hours without any service interruption, no down time scheduling. All the things including scope, reservations and server settings will me moved to your new server. Steps are given as under;

1. You need to log into your DHCP server (Old DHCP server running windows 2003) with your administrator account and run the under given command by using the CMD;

netsh dhcp server export c:filename.txt all

The above command will take a complete backup of the DHCP server at the specified location.

2. Log into your new DHCP server (New DHCP server running windows 2008) with administrator privileges. Copy the above backed up file from the old server so that your can import that file into your new DHCP server that is already running DHCP role. I assume that you have copied the file to your C drive of 2008 server.

netsh dhcp server import c:filename.txt all

You might get some kind confliction errors if you have some predefined settings in your new DHCP server. Nothing to worry about, just go into your new server and remove the default settings for the server. There might be already given DNS server that can conflict with your old settings.

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