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Recovering from a crashed computer

Several things to try, depending on what the computer allows and how far it gets you: Boot the computer with the original Windows installation CD and do a “Repair” or “Reinstall” Do an online search for more detailed instructions. Buy Acronis True Image which will create a hidden backup partition that is easily restored if… Continue reading Recovering from a crashed computer

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What every Windows pc needs

In addition to staying on top of your Windows and Office Updates, you should install and/or run the following:Malware protection To prevent viruses, we like AVG.  It’s FREE!  Of course, you can upgrade to the Pro version which is probably even better.  Also good are BitDefender, ESET NOD32, Kaspersky. To get rid of malware/spyware, we like MalwareBytes best.  Also good… Continue reading What every Windows pc needs

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Setting a domain masquerade in Exchange server 2003

Open the Exhange System Manager program click/choose Servers [servername] Protocols SMTP Default SMTP Virtual Server [unless you’ve setup another one that you’re using] right-click and choose Properties Delivery Advanced under “Masquerade domain,” type in the domain name you want showing up on the recipients’ end, instead of the Fully-qualified domain name that’s shown in the… Continue reading Setting a domain masquerade in Exchange server 2003