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Disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration (IE ESC) in Windows Server 2012

This article explains how to disable the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration (IE ESC) in Windows Server 2012. One of the downsides of dealing with a new version of Windows Server is figuring out where things have moved in the new release. In Windows Server 2008 R2, disabling IE ESC was fairly straightforward in the […]

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Disable IE Enhanced Security in Windows Server 2012

This is just a quick guide to disabling the setting that makes Internet Explorer less secure or it could be done in a test environment. When IE ESC is enabled, you get popups all the time and you are asked to add every new url to the IE trusted sites zone. So, on a dev, test or lab […]

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The 25 Most Common Passwords

Here are the 25 most common passwords of 2013, along with the change in rank from last year. 1. 123456 (Up 1) 2. password (Down 1) 3. 12345678 (Unchanged) 4. qwerty (Up 1) 5. abc123 (Down 1) 6. 123456789 (New) 7. 111111 ( Up 2) 8. 1234567 (Up 5) 9. iloveyou (Up 2) 10. adobe123 […]

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Stop Google+ Users From Emailing You on Gmail

1. Sign into Gmail and Google+ using your universal login details. 2. Click on the gear icon in the top right corner, then click on “Settings.” 3. Find the “Email via Google+” option (ninth down from the top). 4. Next to the question of “Who can email you via your Google+ profile?” click the drop-down […]

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Scam Alert – New Domain Appraisal Scam: cheap-web-hosting-search.com

Few days ago a scammer trying to use one of the oldest and most effective scams in the book, the Domain Appraisal Scam. This scam works when the scammer sends you an email indicating they would like to buy your domain name. You get all excited and send back a price, magically they agree, but […]

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DNSChanger Virus – Fixes and Resources

Your computer may have been modified by criminals to redirect your Internet traffic to their websites or track your Internet Activities. Here some resources where you can check and fix DNSChanger virus: http://www.siteadvisor.com/dns_checker.html (Check to see if the computer is affected) http://www.dcwg.org/ (Detect – Fix – Protect) <<<– Good one!!! http://dns-ok.us/ (GREEN Your computer appears […]

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How to Clear the Recent Documents List in Windows

How to Clear the Recent Documents List in Windows

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Erase or Wipe your Computer Hard Disk Completely

Erase or Wipe your Computer Hard Disk Completely

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