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Quick Guide to Backup and Recovery

What needs to be backed up? A full backup of your PC’s hard drive is recommended to guarantee your operating system and all your important files are protected. A partial backup will protect only selected files and applications. Before deciding on partial backup, keep in mind all the irreplaceable information stored on your hard drive. …

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Effective I.T Service Management

I.T issues affect everyone. Whether it’s a mix up at a government department delaying the payment of benefits/rebates or an air traffic control systems crash which causes inbound and outbound flights to be suspended at the nation’s airports, IT errors can have significant consequences. Even when the results of such failures aren’t life threatening they can have a massive financial impact upon the organisations concerned. Millions of dollars a year are lost due to IT problems. These losses accrue from waste, fines/penalties, decreases in productivity, the need to redo work that is lost and missed sales opportunities to name but a few. Consider your daily routine – You’re forced to skip breakfast because your ‘Wheaties’ flakes weren’t delivered with your online grocery order as the order picking printout at the central depot got jammed in a printer. Your commute into work was even more hellish than normal due to a …

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Google speed up the internet

Google has rolled out two technologies that it hope will speed up the internet, the first is a major update to its search engine that adds real time results to search pages, pushing Google further ahead in the race to deliver the most up-to-date information, the search giant now immediately indexes content from services the result in a constantly updating marquee, Google said it will apply its ranking algorithm to real-time results as it does ordinary results. Try to search for your favourite TV show, sporting event or the latest development on a recent government bill whether it’s eyewitness tweet, a breaking news story or a fresh blog post, you can find it on Google right after it’s published on the web, the real time search it the naturel evolution of universal search, Google also rolled out its public domain name system (DNS) service in an attempt to solve a …

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I.T Manager’s Handbook (Second Edition)

What does an IT Manager actually do? Are you glad you got the job? Or do you eventually want to become one yourself? The definition and the pros and cons of being a manager, clearly management as a career path is well suited for some people, but not for everyone. Is it right for you? IT Managers need to wear a lot of hats. Different parts of the organization will have different expectations of this position, and you’ll have to address them all. Finance expects you to manage costs; Sales and Marketing will want to see IT help to generate revenue; your staff is looking for guidance, career development, and a work-life balance; and the administrative assistant down the hall just wants her printer to stop smudging. IT Managers now have many responsibilities (data centers, staff management, telecommunications, servers, workstations, Web sites, user support, regulatory compliance, disaster recovery, etc.) and …

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Make your computer go faster

Using the performance tab of task manager, you can access exactly how much of an impact program that hog lot of memory are having on overall performance, the constantly updating graphs show processor and page file, referred to as virtual memory usage but the really useful information is in the four panels that sit below them. Total panel, which records how many handles, threads and processes are currently in use, processes have already been identified as the individual task the PC is running, the number of threads tell you how many separate sets of instructions are being executed by those processes and the number of handles is the total number of resources of all types that windows is juggling. Although these figures offer a guide as to how busy windows is at any time, they’re only useful if you regularly keep an eye on them and have managed to detect …

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Network Printer

When printer cost as much as a small car, since those days, printer price have plummeted and most businesses have multiple printer but networking is still compelling, as your business grows, assuming that the economy turns around at some point, you’ll need to reassess your printer fleet, you can probably justify replacing a few desktop printers with more expensive network printer. Based on the saving in operating cost, various tools such as HP’s, Konica, NetCare, Toshiba and Xerox’s office document assessment can help you calculate those thing and manage your entire printer fleet, but they’re largely design to handle printer from one vendor, an alternative is printsolv, from the large distributor Synnex. Once you’ve review your printer fleet, you might want to start shopping around for new printer, the market these days consist of three basic price levels under $150 around $300 to $500 and over $1000, the lowest price …

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NAS for Your small Business

Businesses that bigger than sidewalk lemonade stand runs on information, which makes task as varied as keeping track of accounting data and managing the flow of proposals and orders crucial, over the past 25 years, computer have completely transformed the way that small business operate, enabling the people who run these companies to organize and manage information in ways that simply weren’t possible back in the days of paper ledgers and foot long index card files. Once your business grows larger than a single employee, however, you face a problem with managing that information, how do you maintain the data in an orderly way, and yet still make it accessible to the different people in the company who need to work with it, large companies have corporate IT department to do the heavy lifting of designing and maintain complex computer networks, but most small business are hard pressed to get …

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Deal with information overload

We live in a 24×7 culture, where multitasking isn’t just fashionable, it’s considered essential. Astounding numbers of people write text messages or take phone calls while they’re driving, write to-do lists in meetings, or read e-mails while they’re on the phone. The more tasks we juggle, the more we cram into our lives, the more productive we feel. But have we really got it all, or just pieces of everything? Are we juggling too much as we race breathlessly through the day, and are we losing the ability to focus on anything in depth? Has a constant flow of data become something we crave, the symbol of a full life? Drowning in data with messages flying at us from all directions, we’re drowning in data. The average office worker receives over 150 e-mails a day, not to mention numerous calls on different types of telephone, faxes, SMS and instant messages …

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