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By Aizen on Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:36:36 GMT
This guide is for those who have been locked out of their Windows based computer or laptop and need to reset the password. To get the most out of this guide I recommend following each method in the order they appear.
By Aizen on Tue, 03 Jul 2012 19:59:30 GMT
User Account Control (UAC) can help prevent unauthorized changes to your computer. UAC notifies you when changes are going to be made to your computer that require administrator-level permission. These types of changes can affect the security of your computer or can affect settings for other people that use the computer. Microsoft recommend that you leave UAC on to help make your computer secure.
By Aizen on Tue, 03 Jul 2012 18:14:33 GMT

Sophos endpoint Security & Control allows you to deploy Sophos Antivirus and manage Endpoint Security Control from a central configuration on the Server. This saves IT Administrators a lot of time from going from client PC to run the installation manually.

However with additional security features introduced in Windows Vista - namely the UAC or User Access Control and a more complete and advanced Firewall application - deploying Sophos to the Network isn't as straight forward as installing the Control Center and hitting 'Protect' to install the client antivirus onto your client PCs. Follow the guide here for instructions on preparing your Windows Network for easy deployment of Sophos Endpoint Security.

By Aizen on Wed, 30 May 2012 05:42:17 GMT

Traceroute is a computer network tool used to show the route taken by packets of information sent across an Internet Protocol (IP) network.

If you are running Windows based computer, you can perform a traceroute using the Command Prompt.

By Aizen on Fri, 18 May 2012 16:23:43 GMT

Microsoft Office supports a wide variety of languages and allows you to easily change the default language settings for any of the installed applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Publisher, InfoPath and more..


By Aizen on Wed, 09 May 2012 06:06:01 GMT

Trying to open a hyperlink in Microsoft Office Outlook - you recieve the following error message and subsequently cannot open the hyperlinks:

This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer.

By Aizen on Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:36:11 GMT
In Windows environments - the Domain Controller is at the heart of the network, controlling authenticaton for user access via Active Directory. See this Wiki for article for full defintion of a Domain Controller in Windows.
By Aizen on Mon, 23 Apr 2012 20:35:31 GMT

The Sage Accounts COMPANY file - is used to map paths to account data for various companies that you have setup in sage. If you Sage Accounts data is held on a network drive - there may come a need to re-map where Sage looks when loading company accounts.

Good news - as rigid as Sage maybe - you no longer have to reinstall the software to relocate your company data. Instead simply editing this Sage Accounts COMPANY file will have you or your clients up and running in seconds. Read on...

By Aizen on Mon, 12 Mar 2012 22:51:08 GMT
If your anything like us - you find yourself using Remote Desktop more often than not.. It's easy, quick and most of all - from XP onwards - all versions of windows have it built-in. If your working with Servers or desktops alike from a remote location you'll often need to bring up task manager if a program hangs or explorer is unresponsive - if you were sitting in from of the machine you would usually use Ctrl Alt Del to do so. However this doesn't work over an RDP session.. Read on and discover how to bring it up.
By Aizen on Wed, 25 Jan 2012 11:44:58 GMT
When you try to add or remove a program in Windows you receive the following error: The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if you are running Windows in safe mode or if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed. This issue is more common in Windows XP and Windows Vista - Read on for methods to fix this issue
By Aizen on Thu, 05 Jan 2012 16:52:16 GMT
We seem to get an awful lot of calls about Systems running slow and 9 times out of 10 this is due to a virus, malware, spyware, Adware or some kind of unwanted software running on the users system. So we decided to put together this brief and helpful DIY guide that even non-techy people can follow...
By Aizen on Wed, 23 Nov 2011 10:15:39 GMT
While attempting to remotely login to a Windows 7 PC using the built in Remote Desktop Protocol you may receive the error Atbroker.exe that prompts you to 'click OK' to terminate - once you do so you'll be left with a black screen and no desktop. Read on to find out more on how you can get around this issue...
By Aizen on Tue, 22 Nov 2011 16:23:27 GMT
If your Windows 7 PC or Laptop is having problems starting up you may need to use the System Repair Disc to give Windows a 'Kick Start'. The System Repair Disc is not the same thing a System Recovery Disc that may or may not have been supplied with your PC or Laptop and you will need to create the disc yourself BEFORE you run into any problems starting Windows.

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