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    Updating patches and Virus DAT's on laptop prior to allowing it on our network?

    I swear I remember reading somewhere that there is a way to set up XP laptops so they are checked and verified that they have all the latest windows updates, security patches, virus definitions and even a full virus scan prior to allowing them to connect to your network. Does anyone know...
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    Verifyin patches and Virus DAT's on laptop prior to allowing it on our network?

    I swear I remember reading somewhere that there is a way to set up XP laptops so they are checked and verified that they have all the latest windows updates, security patches, virus definitions and even a full virus scan prior to allowing them to connect to your network. Does anyone know...
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    SSH's SFTP is hanging in Win2k

    I've had SSH Communications Security's SSH and SFTP client installed and working on my home PC (Win2k) for ages. All of a sudden, when I try to start the SFTP client it never comes up. Instead the process shows up in the task manager and takes over the CPU. I have to manually kill it. I...
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    Win2003 DC Issue - Possible compatibility with Samba & Password Server

    Presently have 2 Windows 2000 Domain Controllers, along with 2 newly added Windows 2003 Domain Controllers in my network. I have a Unix machine running Solaris 2.8 with samba-2.2.6, which is used to store all the users home directories. So prior to any Win2003 servers being installed, all...
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    Win2003 DC Issue - Possible compatibility with Samba & Password Server

    Presently have 2 Windows 2000 Domain Controllers, along with 2 newly added Windows 2003 Domain Controllers in my network. I have a Unix machine running Solaris 2.8 with samba-2.2.6, which is used to store all the users home directories. So prior to any Win2003 servers being installed, all...
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    Footnote numbering starts to be incorrect half way through document

    I have a Word document that has been edited by several people, both here and in Europe. It contains about 100 footnotes. All is well half way through the document with the numbering of the footnotes and the references within the text itself. Then all of a sudden, when the next one should be...
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    Problems with XP after sysprep and ghost

    Nevermind, found the answer. It has to do with me using the -pnp switch on the xp machine with sysprep. Win2k liked it, seems XP isn't a big fan of it.
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    Problems with XP after sysprep and ghost

    Okay, this is very very strange!! I just got done creating a fresh install of XP with all the programs I needed. So once done, I ran sysprep 2.0 (new to the new version for XP) and I chose the options to run mini-setup and the last one about PNP. (I always ran sysprep with the -pnp switch for...
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    Non Administrator Changing Network Settings (IP Address) in Win2k??

    I have some laptops that my clients use both here at work and at home. They use our network here (static IP) and then use their personal ISP (DHCP) at home. The problem is that they do not have administrative privledges, so is there a way for me to configure to allow them to access their...
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    Help Desk / Problem-ticket Tracking Software?

    We need to get a decent Help Desk / Problem Tracking software program here at work. We are a small department within a university, so money is a little tight. I will be the only admin of the program. I basically need a way to open up tickets, track them until resolved, search closed...
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    Help Desk / Problem-ticket Tracking Software?

    We need to get a decent Help Desk / Problem Tracking software program here at work. We are a small department within a university, so money is a little tight. I will be the only admin of the program. I basically need a way to open up tickets, track them until resolved, search closed...
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    Setting up VPN to Windows Network - need some help

    Hello everyone, I am in the process of setting up a VPN connection from my home to my network here at work, very small windows network (2 DC's and approx 50 clients and then some Unix\Linux servers). So my goal is to set up the VPN connection so I can use Terminal Services client from home...
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    Opening up a port in iptables firewall?

    Good morning everyone, I really don't know too much when it comes to Unix/Linux except for basic stuff, that is why I am the Windows guy here at work (No flames!! LOL!) But I am setting up a simple VPN connection from my home to server here at work and we need to open up a port for PPTP on...
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    Account lockout counter not resetting!

    We have a Win2k network set up and all the GPO's seem to be working properly, except now the password policy is not. The users are getting locked out of their account after 3 unsuccessful login attempts as I have configured, but then it is suppose to unlock them after 5 minutes. For some...
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    Compaq Presario Laptop with ME not booting up

    Yeah, that is exactly what I was thinking.... Oh well.... Thanks for your insight!!
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