Category Archives: Windows

Deleting Troublesome files from Windows Servers

Scenario… If you have a windows server and a mac client, the mac will put resource fork files on your shares. These files sometimes are not removable or even readable by windows. Sometimes a client (Win or Mac) will save … Continue reading

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Security Note: Fake SSL Certificates Issued for 9 Popular Websites

Apparently Comodo issued security certificates for these popular websites… login.live.com,, mail.google.com, http://www.google.com, login.yahoo.com (3 certificates), login.skype.com, addons.mozilla.org. ┬áThis would allow attackers to create fake websites using these certificates and pose as authentic site and at least steal your logon information. … Continue reading

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Securing your Windows PC

I’ve posted my securing your PC section and dusted it off from my old site. You can read the articles here… Securing Your Windows PC.

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Remotely Setting the Time on a Windows Machine

Use psexec.exe from an admin account on a remote system and send this command below. This can be from a Domain Admin account or if the machine you are logged onto has the same exact Admin account… psexec \\MachineName w32tm … Continue reading

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Silent Remote Installation of Mozilla Firefox 3.x

This is an example of how to deploy firefox remotely to your windows based domain client machines using psexec with proxy settings. First you need to download the latest 7-zip from here: http://www.7-zip.org after you have that installed find your … Continue reading

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Can the Conflicker Worm be removed?

Over the last few months I have seen and heard or quite a few computers infected with the “Conficker” worm ( also know as Downup, Downadup and Kido). It is truly a nasty piece of software that ingrains itself so … Continue reading

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Deploying an Installation Package to Multiple Clients

When you have several machines on your network that need to have an bit of software updated it is easiest to install the software remotely. This article is going to describe the steps you can take to do this. PREREQUISITES: … Continue reading

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