Oct 222009
 

If you have your Windows 7 client connected to a Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller and access network shares on the server. You may find the Previous Versions of a file are actually the current latest version of the file or if all the previous versions have the same date/time stamp on the files instead of the actual version dat/time then the following should help.

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Jan 212009
 

When you try to add a Windows Server 2008 machine or a Windows 7 PC to a Windows Domain with the domain you may have the error

The attempt to join this computer to the .com domain failed. The parameter is incorrect.

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Mar 172008
 


Auto logon can be set for a user account in Windows XP, Server 2003 (not recommended) and later on which will allows a user to directly logon to windows without having to enter the Username and password in the Welcome Screen. While I have to admit this is not a great security feature, it helps when you have a PC at home or elsewhere which may not be holding critical data and is more a convenience factor.

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Mar 142008
 


Internet Explorer 8 hosts a cheeky little security feature called Domain Highlighting. This is a simple feature which highlights the Top Level Domain of a website in black while greying out the rest of the website link.

A Top Level Domain is the primary domain name of any site which can have any number of Subdomains. highlighting the Top Level Domain of a website in the address bar always ensures that the user is always aware of site he is in. This is very important when it comes to secured sites like your online banking website or a site like Paypal where the information you enter (anything from a access username and password to account & creditcard informations) is critical.

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Feb 282008
 


Group Policies are used to apply system and security policies for the client PCs in a Windows Active Directory based Domains. While Group Policies is vast in itself to explain, here is a simple procedure on how to enable/disable a service or a Device driver using Group Policies.

The registry keys that the Group Policy targets to disable the service or the drivers is here

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services]

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