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Brilliant Windows packet sniffer software to identify network conditions and heavy network traffic usage

After searching and trying a number of packet sniffers to determine the source of heavy traffic usage, I found this the easiest to install and use by a long way. Its reporting is excellent and it makes it easy to see the source ip generating a lot of traffic.


Bluetooth not working on Windows 7

Sony laptop no bluetooth use microsoft generic driver


Windows 7 or Windows 2008 add quicklaunch toolbar

By default Windows 7 and 2008 no longer display the quick launch toolbar. Some users prefer this to the new taskbar method of pinning programs. The problem with pinning is you cannot create distinct shortcuts to particular files, you can only group like files on the program that executes it. To add the quick launch […]


A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing during Windows 7 install

During installation of Windows 7 from a downloaded volume license the install would start and then come up with the message A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please inset it now. Note: If the Windows installation media is in the […]


Windows 7 Some library features are unavailable due to unsupported library locations using network drive

I like Windows 7. It’s so much faster than Vista and improved functionality over Windows XP. I even like the libraries functionality of being up to include various folders in a frequently accessed section. One problem with libraries in is using on a domain you are required to enable off-line folders and cache all of […]


How to create VPN shortcut on desktop in Windows 7

In Network and Sharing Center click “Change adapter settings” on the left. From there you can create a VPN shortcut on your desktop.


How to Connect to a RDP Remote Desktop Connection to your terminal server at the office

Open Remote Desktop Connection from Programs or All Programs, Accessories, and then click Remote Desktop Connection.-