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  • Password Help

    I have Win 7 Ultimate. Used a 14 character random password. Some trick or tricks I used on it because it is taped to the keyboard. I can not get into the admin. account. I ran ophcrack on it and it stated it was disabled? Ophcrack did not find the password. What can I do?? This is what you get for...

    IlUVLINUX5 pointsBadges:
  • McAfee Virus Scan Version

    Am running McAfee Agent on Windows Server 2003 and even though my workstations have different RAM capacities the processor's are experience practically the same amount of downtime almost as if McAfee is chewing resources rather than protecting. Help!

    Zhetmasta50 pointsBadges:
  • How to download Avast free antivirus software

    Every time I try to download, I get message "stub cannot download" - I have no idea how to proceed, even though I have purchased Avast's "cleanup" software (which needs the anti virus program to download it!)

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  • Should I run antivirus software on our Linux DNS servers?

    We were recently audited and now we need to install new antivirus software for our DNS servers that are running Linux. The actually servers weren't compromised but it was a recommendation. Should we go through with this? If so, what antivirus should we use?

    ITKE376,310 pointsBadges:
  • Give special permissions to IT support staff

    I would like to give Special permissions to IT Support Staffs to add and remove computers to domain / admin rights to authenticate install/uninstall software in PCs.

    nisarkaradan5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 7 C: drive filling up automatically

    I have around 24 GB of free space, but within ten minutes of starting up the computer this free space starts filling up automatically. This continues until free space is down to 0KB, whereupon it says not enough space to perform any task on the computer. I don't want to format the PC and I don't...

    Mashrur5 pointsBadges:
  • Lost my Windows XP Admin Password

    i loss my admin password of windows xp. i did not formate my windows bcz. there is very important data available. i can't loss it. pleas you sugest me. what i do. thanks with best regard

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  • Antivirus software on DNS Linux servers for PCI compliance

    In a recent PCI DSS audit, we need to install antivirus software on our DNS servers that are running Linux. The servers weren't compromised but this was recommended. Should we go ahead and do this? If we should, which antivirus should we go with?

    ITKE376,310 pointsBadges:
  • Anonymous Web access to create documents in a Lotus Domino app

    I have many forms in a Domino app. I want anonymous web users to be allowed to create (and perhaps even edit) a document with one form, not the others. The only thing that seems to work is if I give Anonymous Author with Create rights in the ACL. In which case, the "Write Public docs" with Reader...

    AtishSanyal165 pointsBadges:
  • Is antivirus needed for Windows 8 devices?

    antivirus is needed for windows 8 or not.

    khadka5 pointsBadges:
  • How to remove an administrator password

    What are the steps to removing my administrator password?

    madara5 pointsBadges:
  • How to set my laptop to update from my server

    I would like my server to download updates for antivirus. How do I set my laptop to update from my server using my wireless access point?

    vernondoe5 pointsBadges:
  • non-existant ei_209.msi file in Windows XP

    While attempting to re-install Eset NOD32 anti-virus software on a clients computer with Windows XP, installation fails due to "a network error while attempting to read from the file: C:\WINDOWS\Installer\ei_209.msi" I have searched said subdirectory and found no such file.  Running their stand...

    mbs27535 pointsBadges:
  • Algorithm for removing the viruses

    Hi, I am looking for the name of algorithm that the antivirus software use it for "Removing" the viruses not for detecting. I just found a lot of algorithms for detecting the viruses, but I really want to know the process after detect a virus. Thanks in advance, Amjad

    AmjadAmer5 pointsBadges:
  • Administrator password on Dell laptop

    How do you get the administrator password to a dell laptop computer? I put my password in but it keep asking for the administrator password. Can you help me? Thank you.

    zariaa1220 pointsBadges:
  • Change local administrator password

    How can I change the local administrator password?

    Raziel5 pointsBadges:
  • How to protect a computer without antivirus

    I want to protect my computer without any antivirus. Can I do that?

    mebishnu5 pointsBadges:
  • How can I know if I’ve been hacked?

    Someone I've had an argument with on Twitter threatened to hack my PC and divulge sensitive information. Reliable sources tell me this person is an expert hacker, who has done this before. How can I know if I'm being hacked and how can I protect myself better? I've got basic Avast running on my...

    Roderickz5 pointsBadges:
  • Memory Stick Virus

    One of my friends' computer has believed to be infected by a virus. Whenever he put memory stick to the computer, following files appeared in the stick: autorun.inf squxe.exe xnvjmz.exe These files can be deleted manually. But when he put that memory stick or other stick, the files appeared again...

    Kwo5 pointsBadges:
  • Tacacs and authentication on Cisco routers

    We have ACS 3.X server for tacacs + and radius authentication in our LAN switches. Right now I'm able to login through tacacs+ only. I want to enable tacacs+ as well as local telnet login. This will help me to login in switches if the tacacs will fail.

    Ekansh400 pointsBadges:

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