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7 Ways to Speed up and Maintain Your Windows Vista or Windows 7 Computer

Friday, September 28th, 2012

1.  Remove any spyware, malware, adware, trojan horses, & viruses.  These are all unwanted programs that can slow or stop your computer.  It is much better and easier to prevent these programs than it is to remove them, in severe cases the easiest, fastest, and sometimes only way to remove these programs is to reinstall the OS from scratch.  One way to guard against viruses, spyware, and other evil software is to use Microsoft Security Essentials.  It provides real-time protection for your home or small business PCs.  Microsoft Security Essentials is free and is designed to be simple to install and easy to use. It runs quietly and efficiently in the background so you don’t have to worry about interruptions or making updates.  For medium to larger businesses some good programs for this are Symantec Endpoint Protection, Kaspersky Lab: Antivirus software, McAfee, and others.

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Outlook Not Showing Attachments, but OWA Is Showing Attachments

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Microsoft Exchange 2010 standard
Outlook 2007


User receives an email with attached files, but files aren’t showing in Outlook (2007). User notices that the attachments are visible on their iPhone and also in OWA. The email in Outlook (2007) shows the size to be with attachments.

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How to Fix a Poorly Planned RAID

Friday, March 30th, 2012


Using Symantec System Restore (SSR) formerly Backup Exec System Restore (BESR) to fix a poorly configured raid setup

The Problem:

Original server configuration was with 5 (73GB) hard drives into 2 raids (hardware):

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