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Running programs from another PC or Server on a Windows 7 computer

August 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments

If you have a Windows 7 program that starts from a different PC or the server you will be asked to “run” or “Cancel” (or in some cases “ok”) the program every time you boot. Sometimes this does not appear until after you have opened another program causing you and your software confusion. I deal […]

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Tags: Networking · Speeding Up

Disabling IPv6 to speed up your computer and network

August 1st, 2012 · 2 Comments

With so many devices on the World Wide Web, a new protocol for the IP addresses was released, IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6). It will eventually replace IPv4. At this point, not many complete networks have a requirement for IPv6 which means you can safely disable it. We currently and have been using IPv4, which […]

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Tags: Networking

ESET and SBS 2008 Issues, Part 3

November 30th, 2010 · No Comments

In the first two parts of this article I have gone over some issues with Windows Small Business Server 2008 and the Server / Exchange version of ESET, let’s pickup where we left off.

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Tags: E-Mail Issues · Internet · Networking · Software

ESET and SBS 2008 Issues, Part 2

November 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

In our continuing saga of a quack that had gone to the dogs, we pick up where we left off last. Since the customer had been using POP email, the inability to use Exchange was a problem but not critical. After 2 months of ESET not being able to solve the issue we ramped up […]

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Tags: E-Mail Issues · Internet · Networking · Software

ESET and SBS 2008 Issues, Part 1

November 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment

As many of you know I really like ESET for computer security. As a result, I have used and recommended ESET for the server as well. Lately I have been dealing with issues regarding ESET’s Exchange version on Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2008.

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Tags: E-Mail Issues · Networking · Software