• Slow Windows 2000 workstation

    One of our companies Windows 2000 workstation is slow compared to other like workstations. The workstation in question is a Dell Dimension 4100, 1.0Ghz, 512Mb Ram. The main software package used on this workstation is Office 2000 Professional. Windows loads slowly and navigation from the desktop to...

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  • Perfect Disk or Disk Keeper

    To all, First, thank you for taking the time into reading my question/concern. We have 90 PC users, and 5 servers. In the past month, I have had 2 drives fail. Granted, Disk Defragmenter won't prevent hard drive failure, but I may have been alerted to a sector or a portion of a drive not...

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  • Defrag 725 GB ona Windows 2000 Server: Pros and Cons

    Good morning! I hae had some performance issues on a Win 2K files server and have been given a recommendation to defrag the system. I am reluctant to do so for two reasons: 1. We do not have an alternate server to place these files while defragging 2. The 2K server is configured as a dynamic drive....

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  • The Ever Constant Restart

    workstation running Win 2000 pro has a vey strange issue. a coworker used the internet for his regular public e-mail and clicked on an attachment from a friend of his. Suddenly the computer blanked out (the screen). Now, every time I start the computer it starts up normally but then when it gets to...

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  • Hard Disk Data Recovery – NTFS MBR Failure

    Hello everyone, I have a Western Digital 800JB ATA 80GB 7200rpm drive that was used for a time as a boot drive for WXPP. It was replaced recently as a boot drive by a smaller 40GB drive, and the 80GB drive relegated to backup duties (slaved to a CD drive on a 40-wire cable). Before full transfer of...

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  • Hard Disk Data Recovery – NTFS MBR Failure-2

    Hello everyone, I have a Western Digital 800JB ATA 80GB 7200rpm drive that was used for a time as a boot drive for WXPP. It was replaced recently as a boot drive by a smaller 40GB drive, and the 80GB drive relegated to backup duties (slaved to a CD drive on a 40-wire cable). Before full transfer of...

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  • Password protect MS Word…forgotten password.

    I have a friend of mine that is a security guard supervisor. He has this lady that just started working with him. Well he had a MS Word document that he uses as a log. She was working on it and accidently put a password protect on it. She doesn't remember what she did or the password. Is there...

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  • trojan horse downloader

    hi i have a win NT4.0 sp6 server.its a DNS and web server. from few days the IE was redirecting the sites to some search engines.when i scaned with AVG it detected some trojan horse downloader.i healed the trojan and restarted the DNS.the problem was solved.but after some hours the problem arise...

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  • Slow boot-up in win xp home edition

    My notebook(40gb HDD, 256mb RAM)with win xp home edition has become dramatically slow in last 1-2 months. It takes more than 5 minutes to boot even after I removed everything from startup group using msconfig. The initial screen (win XP home) stays atleast 2-3minutes. How can I manage this? Is...

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  • reusedlt *yes

    Hi, Has reusedlt *yes behavior changed with V5R3? When I add a record to a PF that is reusedlt *yes in V5R2 is uses a record that has been deleted, however when i do the same thing on a V5R3 system it adds a new record rather than re-use one. Anyone run into this before? Thanks, Luis

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  • Slow File sharing access in Win 98

    Actually I have 2 questions: I have a small workgroup of 3 XP Pro systems, 2 win98 systems, 1 win 2000 server and a 16 port ethernet switch(100mbps). I have enabled the ICS in the server and each compter can access files/printers and internet with the help of DHCP. 1) When I access the win98...

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  • Posting Data Online

    We want to "post" various documents on-line so that we can give members of our outside consulting group access to view, and even possibly download them. Is it possible without opening them up to the public-at-large? In answering, keep in mind the following: 1. We prefer not to purchase any...

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  • Admin vs Non-Admin

    We are a company of 1500 employees with approx 10 office locations and one Service Desk located at our headquarters. We are moving from XP to Windows 7 on our client machines. At present, our employees have admin rights on their machines...not a great scenario. With the transfer to Windows 7 we...

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  • Can I switch to an IT career in networking without a four-year degree?

    I am thinking about switching careers to join the IT field. I was thinking about an AA degree but was told certifications will work better because of specialized fields. Unfortunately, I don’t have four years to get a BA. I'm open to anything, network, software, etc., but I am not interested in...

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  • Is Desktop support or IT Help Desk job helpful in earning experience after CCNA?

    I am CCNA certified and now I get an offer related to the job of technical support. In this job I have to solve problems related to only Operating system & computer hardware issues through voice. It does not involve any networking related work. So is that kind of job will give me that experience...

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  • Time tracking of quick support requests

    Does anyone have a good solution to track quick support requests? Using our ticketing system would take more time than the requests, right now I'm using OneNote since it can be edited by multiple users at the same time and is just really quick/easy. Any better ideas? This is just to keep track of...

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  • Power Meter and Processor overheating

    I am facing a strange problem with my win 2000 server pc(256mb RAM, P4, 40gb hdd) as it automatically restarts when I start the computer. Yesterday it completely shut down before showing me the desktop and when I pressed the power button the initial screen came up showing message "the processor...

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  • Windows XP Pro Remote Desktop

    Windows XP has this wonderful additon called 'remote desktop' whereas you are supposed to be able to login and work on your office machine from home. I can do a remote desktop with all LOCAL (intralan) machines in which I have an account. The question is HOW do I do it via the WAN (internet). If...

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  • Helpdesk Symantec antivirus

    1. my senior uninstalled the backup management console in the helpdesk server box, since then: the backup keeps failing and missing to backup. Could this be caused by the untivirus being uninstalled? 2. How do i go about installing the untivirus on the box? 

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  • How can I resolve Windows xp pro not powering down ?

    after telling the operating system to shutdown, after a few seconds you receive the screen saying "it is now safe to turn off your computer". instead of just powering down on its own.

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