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    Techteach25 pointsBadges:
  • Windows firewall settings via group policy

    Can we push out windows firewall settings via group policy and then lock out the user from modifying or changing the rules in any way? Can administrators get around this?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Creating a windows installer to copy file folders

    My dos application needs to be copied to a specific folder with other files. How can I create an installer that will copy these files to the correct locations for me and create a shortcut on the users desktop to it?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Observe Windows Users using Windows XP

    We want to observe our domain users desktops without their knowledge. Sort of like a spot check. Randomly checking users for non work related Internet activities and what not. Windows XP SP3 on the desktop running a 2003 AD domain.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • How clear is your job role?

    In a tip he wrote for SearchWinIT, resident expert Kevin Beaver suggests fully understanding and defining your job role can not only boost performance, but also your career satisfaction. How well do you really know what management expects you to do, and what have you found helpful in better...

    Michael Morisy8,323 pointsBadges:
  • admin login problems in Windows XP

    EVen though i am logged on as admiistrator, I keep getting the answer - access denied error  How do i get out of this . thank sampath

    Ragneyi20 pointsBadges:
  • How to delete corrupt Administrator account

    i have to regular administrator accounts and would like to make one hidden and delete the original Administrator account

    Jnewcomer5 pointsBadges:
  • Managing Windows Office licenses for 400-person company

    How do you manage Windows office licenses for a 400 person company when multiple users sit at multiple machines? Do we purchase licenses for the machines (is that legal?) or for each user and then it follows them wherever they work? Help!

    ITKE342,605 pointsBadges:
  • In a Windows server environment is there a tool that can gather the count of reboots each month for all the servers in the Window server pool?

    In a server pool running under the window’s operating system is there a tool that would enable me to gather the count of reboots that occurred each month on the total pool? Would the source of that reboot count be the error file maintained by the operating system? And would that tool enable me...

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:
  • task manager diabled in Windows XP

    task manager has been disabled how to re-enable it on XP as well as vista-basic

    Kvnpatel15 pointsBadges:
  • GPO to stop users from changing system clock on their workstations.

    I want to stop users from having the ability to change the system clocks on their workstations thru a GPO and only allow admins to do it.

    ITKE342,605 pointsBadges:
  • windows xp administrator user one

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    Plank5 pointsBadges:
  • Screen Shake.. Windows ONLY.. Not browser

    I want to call a program that will shake the current window the user is on. I want to use it for errors. Anyone know where I can get a free program like that from? Do not want to call a HTML browser and execute javascript. I want it to run in the background and then all I need to do is execute the...

    RonKoontz1,780 pointsBadges:
  • Windows administration: How do you track/diagnose errors and app crashes?

    Windows administrators: What tools, if any, do you use to track and diagnose error messages and unexpected application crashes?

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • The IT job market – Linux vs Windows?

    I got A+ certification and coursed network+.Im studying Linux administration now but Im not sure if Im doing the right decision. I would like to know what path will be better(for salary and job opportunity). Keep going with Linux or go back to Windows for networking administration career? Thank you

    Piztola10 pointsBadges:
  • To set up an option of Windows XP auto lockout after a defined period?

    Hello Guys, I am running an windows XP professional OS would like configure it to lockout after 5 minutes of idle activity. Can anybody let me know the option? Thanks in advance.

    Rahul Shrivastava330 pointsBadges:
  • second Administrator Account in XP

    I need to add a second administrator account in Windows XP. After I type in the new name and click next I get a popup saying the computer administrator already exists. Can't I have more than 1 account with admin rights?

    Cjozwiak50 pointsBadges:
  • Track WSUS Updates

    i'm using WSUS 3 to push latest windows updates to users. I usually test the updates by pushing it to myself first. Does anyone know how i can keep track of which are the latest updates i've tested so that i can push it to other users ? Thanks and regards

    Purin20 pointsBadges:
  • Enabling administrator account on Windows XP pro

    Our administrator account was disabled by mistake. We now only have a guest account with no way of getting into files. We are running Windows xp pro and can't even use safe mode. I just need to enable the administrator account.

    WindowsServerATE335 pointsBadges:
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    how to create 200 users at one time in windows 2003 server

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