Category Archives: Tips, Tricks and Tutorials

A mixture of helpful information and videos to help you with your IT.

How To Clear Large Symantec Endpoint Logs

1) Stop the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager and Symantec Embedded Database Service. 2) Rename / Delete the current log (usually in C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 3) Click Start, click on Run and Type “CMD” then click OK 4) In the Command Prompt type: “CD C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager\ASA\win32\” and press Enter this will change directories to the folder containing dbsrv11.exe. 5) To force the recreation of sem5.log. Type: “dbsrv11 -f “C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager\db\sem5.db” and press Enter 6) Click Start, click on Run and Type “services.msc” then … Continue reading

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How To Enable NAT Loopback on ZyXel P660R Router

ZyXel P660R routers do not have a setting in the GUI which allows NAT Loopback. There is however a telnet command which will enable this. In order to enable NAT loopback on these devices you will need to telnet to the router. This will require the telnet client feature installed on your machine (please see here).

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How To Troubleshoot A Weak Wireless Signal

There are many factors that could affect the quality of your wireless connection, primarily these are physical things such as the distance between your device and the access point or number of walls the signal has to pass through. Obviously, the thicker the wall, the less signal can penetrate it and in steel reinforced structures (like tower blocks) even one wall can seriously reduce your wifi signal

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How To Troubleshoot A Laptop That Keeps Switching Off

Typically it goes as follows; you’re using your laptop and everything is fine for about 10 minutes when all of a sudden it switches off. No error message, no warning and no time to save your work. You check your battery and it’s fully charged and the same thing happens even when connected to the mains, so not likely a power issue

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SwyxIT Click to Dial from Web-Based Applications

If you have a CRM or web based application you can implement SWYXIT  ‘Click to Dial’ This works in exactly the same way as the old mailto: links, the browser sees callto: and launches whatever program has been assigned to handle this type of link.

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How To Configure Call Forwarding With SwyxIt!

1. In the SwyxIt! client, click the Call Forwarding’ button.

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How to Modify Windows 8 to Work More Like Windows 7 or XP

Modify Windows 8 to work more like Windows 7 or XP Microsoft’s Windows 8 changed several functions we have become used to and comfortable with. While the operating system works well on a tablet device, those of us stuck with it on an office desktop computer may have been struggling.

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How To Access Applications On Your iPad Or Tablet Via RD Web

This is a great app developed for both iOS and Andriod which gives you access to your applications via RD Web.

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Share Your Calendar By Using Delegate Access

Similar to having an assistant help you manage your incoming paper mail, you can use Microsoft Outlook to allow another person, known as a delegate, to receive and respond to meeting requests or responses and to send e-mail messages on your behalf. You can also grant additional permissions that allow your delegate to read, create, or have full control over items in your Exchange mailbox. Delegate Access is a more advanced feature than just sharing your Outlook folders. If you want to grant additional permissions, such as allowing a delegate … Continue reading

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How To Share Your Calendar In Microsoft Outlook

The default Calendar folder in Outlook is created in each Outlook profile. This folder cannot be renamed or deleted. 1. In Calendar, in the Navigation Pane, click Share My Calendar. NOTE If you are using the Navigation Pane in Minimized view, in the Navigation Pane, click , click Navigation Pane, and then click Share My Calendar.

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