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Cool Tools For Techs – Updated

Cool Tools For Techs – Updated

Cool tools for you techies Make a universal installer CD for any 32 bit disk or a 64 bit disk Just run this: http://code.kliu.org/misc/winisoutils/ and then burn the ISO to a disk… OR Combine the 32 and 64 bit disks into one combo universal installer: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/85813-windows-7-universal-installation-disc-create.html and burn the ISO to a Disk! Or put it on a thumbdrive with this: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/2432-usb-windows-7-installation-key-drive-create.html But alas my favorite source for Windows7 images is gone. http://www.heidoc.net/joomla/technology-science/microsoft/14-windows-7-direct-download-links This had direct links to the digitalriver repository…

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DDoS Attack Takes Down Big Internet Sites

DDoS Attack Takes Down Big Internet Sites

DNS provider Dyn.com is currently under heavy DDoS attack which has affected many well known brands across the Internet including Amazon, Netflix, Reddit, Twitter, NetFlix, CABizHost, Paypal and many others. This may affect your site if you use them for DNS or if you use any service, like Paypal, that uses DynDNS. The larger providers seem to have worked quite quickly to mitigate this attack, but it is ongoing so it’s important that you’re aware of it and carefully monitor…

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Windows 7 Installation Problems on the Skylake Platform Part 1

Windows 7 Installation Problems on the Skylake Platform Part 1

I was totally unaware of this issue until I had a customer talking about this issue today, so I then went to the ASUS website and checked the ASUS motherboard B150M-A a popular model. It had listed Windows 7 as a supported O/S and also had this note: “Please refer to ASUS website and download “Windows® 7 installation guide” and “ASUS EZ installer” to install Windows® 7”. I found this information on their FAQ page: “Based on the chipset specification,…

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Random Windows 10 thoughts

Random Windows 10 thoughts

Orderly Deployment of Windows 10 As much as I would prefer an orderly deployment of Windows10 I am coming across clients more frequently that got updated and didn’t even know it.  It usually goes like this, I get a call that some feature program or piece of hardware isn’t working correctly. When I get there, I find out Windows10 is now on the system and the utilities they were using were removed in the processes of the upgrade(Start8, Classic shell),…

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WordPress Attack Platform Discovered

WordPress Attack Platform Discovered

An Attack Platform Infecting WordPress Sites This entry was originally posted Wordfence.com  on February 2, 2016 by mark At Wordfence we frequently investigate hacked customer websites as part of an ongoing R&D effort to improve our core scanning engine. Examining hacked sites gives us data on how the attackers gained entry and provides us with visibility on the latest attack tools. It also provides us with signatures we can add to our core scanning engine that improves our ability to detect a hack. During…

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