Icacls.exe – Back Up and Restore NTFS and Share Permissions

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/how-to-back-up-and-restore-ntfs-and-share-permissions.aspx From time to time we are asked how to backup and restore NTFS file system permissions as well as network share permissions. KB article 125996 talks about the network share piece of it, but it does not talk about NTFS permissions.One thing that has made the NTFS permissions piece of this simpler is the ...

Buy a Windows 7 PC and upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for £14.99

Buy a qualified Windows 7 PC today Register for the offer (http://www.windowsupgradeoffer.com/en-GB) Redeem your upgrade Eligibility Details The offer is for customers (e.g. home users, students, and enthusiasts) who purchase a qualified PC. A qualified PC is a new PC purchased during the promotional period with a valid Windows 7 OEM Certificate of Authenticity and ...

ACT! Has Detected The Protexis Licensing Service May Not Be Started Or Installed Properly

http://kb.sagesoftwareonline.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/27479/~/error%3A-%22act!-has-detected-the-protexis-licensing-service-may-not-be-started-or You are attempting to register the Sage ACT! program and receive the error: “ACT! has detected the Protexis licensing service may not be started or installed properly”. This error can be caused by a damaged Verdana bold font. To determine if this is the cause, check the ACT! Log Viewer for the following error ...

Blackberry Enterprise Activation App

Blackberry Enterprise Activation App
http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/33609/ The free Enterprise Activation application download enables activation of BlackBerry® smartphones for use with BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express or MDaemon® Messaging Server, BlackBerry® Edition over the wireless network using a compatible BlackBerry data plan. The application is designed to give users access to advanced functionality in a few easy steps and to help make ...

Windows 8 Shortcut Keys

  Windows logo key+spacebar Switch input language and keyboard layout Windows logo key+O Locks device orientation Windows logo key+Y Temporarily peeks at the desktop Windows logo key+V Cycles through toasts Windows logo key+Shift+V Cycles through toasts in reverse order Windows logo key+Enter Launches Narrator Windows logo key+PgUp Moves Metro style apps to the monitor on ...

Windows 8 Upgrade Advisor

Windows 8 Upgrade Advisor
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-8/upgrade-to-windows-8 Before upgrading to Windows 8, we recommend that you run the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant. It scans your current PC to see if it is ready for Windows 8 and then provides a compatibility report and optional steps for you to buy, download, and install Windows 8.

BT – Loss of Internet after recent McAfee update

BT - Loss of Internet after recent McAfee update
To find out if you are impacted by this, check your McAfee DAT version.  Right-click the McAfee icon in the system tray at the bottom right of your desktop, and either: 1) select About, or 2) select Open BT NetProtect Plus and then click on the About link near the top right. Look for the ...

Microsoft – Office 365 Planned Upgrades

Microsoft – Office 365 Planned Upgrades
Beginning July 2012 and continuing through August 2012, Microsoft will be upgrading Office 365 SharePoint Online. During the upgrade, SharePoint Online will continue to work as normal with the exception of two known read-only periods during the upgrade. These typically last less than 30 minutes. Should you experience any difficulties, please wait 30 minutes and ...

BT – Emergency Work: BT Wholesale 21CN Network Upgrades

BT - Emergency Work: BT Wholesale 21CN Network Upgrades
Engineering work will be carried out in the LONDON FARADAY area as part of BT’s BRAS software upgrades for stability during the following windows; 05/07/2012 02:00 – 06:00hrs 06/07/2012 02:00 – 06:00hrs During this time customers will experience downtime of up to 2 hours. We advise users experiencing connectivity issues after the maintenance window has ...

Planned BT Network Maintenance – Week commencing 2nd July 2012

Planned BT Network Maintenance - Week commencing 2nd July 2012
When’s this work happening? Early hours of 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th July. What does it affect? Broadband connectivity. How long will it take? Up to six hours each time. What does the work involve? We’ve received notification from our suppliers about maintenance work that is scheduled to take place in the following areas this ...

How to locate the PIN and IMEI number on the BlackBerry Smartphone

How to locate the PIN and IMEI number on the BlackBerry Smartphone
To locate the personal identification number (PIN), International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number, electronic serial number (ESN), or Mobile Equipment Identifier (MEID) number on your Blackberry Smartphone, complete the following steps:   For Blackberry Smartphones running Blackberry Device Software 5.0 and earlier On the Blackberry Smartphone Home screen, click Options. Click Status. Note: The Options ...

Planned BT Network Maintenance – Week commencing 25th June

Planned BT Network Maintenance - Week commencing 25th June
When’s this work happening? Early hours of 26th, 27th, 28th & 29th June. What does it affect? Broadband connectivity. How long will it take? Up to six hours each time. What does the work involve? We’ve received notification from our suppliers about maintenance work that is scheduled to take place in the following areas this ...

BT – Planned Network Maintenance – Week Commencing 28th May

BT - Planned Network Maintenance - Week Commencing 28th May
When’s this work happening? Early hours of 29th, 30th, 31st of May and 1st June. What does it affect? Broadband connectivity. How long will it take? Up to six hours each time. What does the work involve? We’ve received notification from our suppliers about maintenance work that is scheduled to take place in the following ...

123Reg – DNS Issue

  123-reg are currently experiencing DNS issues at the moment. Any domains that are hosted by them are not working correctly and customers are receiving ‘a page cannot be displayed’ error. 123-reg have recognised an issue and working to resolve it. Start: Wed, 23rd May 2012 13:56 Edited: Wed, 23rd May 2012 13:58

Griffin Internet – ADSL | Third party Incident – BT Faraday | Service Outage

Griffin Internet - ADSL | Third party Incident - BT Faraday | Service Outage
Synopsis A BT incident at the Faraday exchange has caused a number of DSL sessions to disconnect from the network that redeployed to our resilient host links. Affecting Broadband end users. Advice to affected users This outage is linked to a BT incident at the Faraday exchange and we are investigating with our supplier.  Sessions ...

BT – Network Maintenance

BT  - Network Maintenance
When’s this work happening? Early hours of 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th May. What does it affect? Broadband connectivity. How long will it take? Up to six hours each time. What does the work involve? We’ve received notification from our suppliers about maintenance work that is scheduled to take place in the following areas this ...

Griffin Network Incident Notification (DSL and Leased Lines)

Griffin Network Incident Notification (DSL and Leased Lines)
Synopsis We have lost a substantial number of DSL and Leased Line sessions across the network. Affecting All DSL sessions and leased lines Advice to affected users We are investigating with our suppliers as our number one priority. Please be patient, your connections should re-establish automatically. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and are committed ...

Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool

Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool
  The Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool (OCAT ) provides a quick and easy method to analyse your Microsoft Office Outlook profile for common configurations that may cause problems in Outlook.   The tool allows you to: Run a scan on your computer Open a previously run scan on your computer Import a scan from another ...

Exchange Defender – Massive Volume Spike

Exchange Defender – Massive Volume Spike
  Exchange Defender is currently under a DDoS attack on their inbound network. This may affect some delivery times. They are currently in the process of mitigating the issue Tue 14/02/2012 16:50

Securing your Twitter experience with HTTPS

Securing your Twitter experience with HTTPS
Last year, Twitter added the option to always use HTTPS when accessing Twitter.com on the web. This setting makes your Twitter experience more secure by protecting your information, and it’s especially helpful if you use Twitter over an unsecured Internet connection like a public wi-fi network. Now, HTTPS will be on by default for all ...