Feb 272008
 

With growing concerns over Data Confidentiality/Security and Privacy growing, administrators have to take enough care and opportunity where possible to ensure securiry and privacy is maintained. Security/Privacy concerns are both physical and electronic.

For instance, a passby individual can actually be looking at a confidential legal document which not everyone has access to or a PC left unattended by a user can prove to be a lethal weapon for a passer by.

Windows luckily helps protect against this passer by activity using simple screensaver functionality. Admins can Auto-lock user desktops or force log off user after a defined period of inactivity.

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Feb 272008
 

I used to use MSCONFIG utility in Windows to control the startup options, applications, services in Windows XP, Windows 2000 (not installed by default) and always appreciated what it offers. But, look at Autoruns from Sysinternals (now Microsoft owned), you cannot find another more comprehensive application that looks in and shows all the startup items from every nook and corner of your PC. You do not have to use msconfig or edit Windows Registry to edit modify any of the stuff. Most if not all modifications are as simple as a right-click.

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Feb 272008
 


In this tutorial we will see Traceroute,Ping and Whois GUI Tools for windows

traceroute is a computer network tool used to determine the route taken by packets across an IP network.

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Feb 272008
 

Use Process Explorer to find detailed information on whats goingon on your Windows Server or PC. Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded along with enhanced system information on CPU,Memory & I/O performance.

Process Explorer can be said as an very enhanced highend alternative or even replacement to Windows Task Manager. Originally developed by SysInternals which is now owned by Microsoft and hence a Microsoft tool now.

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Feb 272008
 


Docx is the new file extension standard for ms word 2007 documents, you can load the documents into ms word 2007 and then “save as” office 97-2003 document.

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