From the monthly archives:

September 2006

New version of IntelliAdmin Lan Edition released

September 23, 2006

We just polished off a new version of IntelliAdmin Lan Edition. If you have never tried it before it’s a program that lets you remote control computers across your network. Download Trial The big feature of this product is that it can control machines on your LAN – without installing a thing. Usually when you […]

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Starting and stopping services across an entire domain

September 22, 2006

Stopping and starting services within windows is quite easy. From the command line you can simply type: net stop to stop a service or net start to start a service Or even easier, open the service manager by clicking on start, run and then type ‘services.msc’ and click OK A complete list of services is […]

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Get rid of those unhelpful printer balloon notifications

September 20, 2006

It always happens to me. I am working as fast as I can to get something done for the day. I start to print. Behold – Windows has the genius to tell me that yes. YES! It is printing. Um. Yes I did know that it was printing – since I started the print job. […]

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Hide user accounts from the Windows XP Welcome screen

September 13, 2006

The Windows XP Welcome screen. Pretty pictures for each user account. What a nice thought on Microsoft’s part. The only trouble is – I want to create an administrator account, and not have others tempted to try getting into it while they are on my computer. When windows XP is not joined to a domain, […]

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Deleting prefetch folder *does* improve boot time.

September 9, 2006

Yesterday I posted an article about improving boot times. My first tip was about deleting the prefetch folder, and modifying the prefetch registry key to improve boot time. Over and over I have seen posted on the net how this is a myth. In fact – at this moment an article is on the front […]

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Why windows takes so long to start up.

September 7, 2006

Most of us have had a brand new computer at one time. It’s a great feeling. You boot up windows and within 30 seconds you are surfing the net, checking your email, or playing your favorite game. 10 months down the road things aren’t so nice anymore. You power up your computer and it seems […]

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