Windows NT 4.0 SRP Info

by Daniel Petri

  Post-Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a Security Rollup Package (SRP) Microsoft has released a Security Rollup Package (SRP) for Windows NT 4.0 that includes the functionality from all security patches released for Windows NT 4.0 since the release of Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a (SP6a) . This small, comprehensive rollup of post-SP6a fixes… Read More

Windows Server 2003 Gold (RTM) Patches

by Daniel Petri

Windows Server 2003 Gold (RTM) Patches You should consider installing Service Pack 1 as soon as possible During March 2005 Microsoft released SP1 for Windows Server 2003. SP1 is the latest collection of updates for Windows Server 2003. To download SP1 for Windows Server 2003: Download Windows Server 2003 SP1 Network Installation (329mb) The Network… Read More

Windows Server 2003 SP1 Patches

by Daniel Petri

  You should consider installing Service Pack 1 as soon as possible During March 2005 Microsoft released SP1 for Windows Server 2003. SP1 is the latest collection of updates for Windows Server 2003. To download SP1 for Windows Server 2003: Download Windows Server 2003 SP1 Network Installation (329mb) The Network Installation is ideal for IT… Read More

Add Scanners and Cameras Icon to the Desktop in XP/2003

by Daniel Petri

How can I add the Scanners and Cameras icon to the desktop in Windows XP/2003? To add the Scanners and Cameras icon to the Windows XP/2003 desktop follow these steps: Open Registry Editor. In Registry Editor, navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace Create the following key: {E211B736-43FD-11D1-9EFB-0000F8757FCD} (just copy/paste, including the brackets) Note: As… Read More

Creating a Group Policy Central Store

with 3 Comments by Brien Posey

One of the issues that sometimes made managing group policies difficult in Windows XP and in Windows Server 2003 was the non centralized nature of the group policy template files. For example, Microsoft offers downloadable templates that allow you to manage Microsoft Office via group policy. Even so, these templates are not automatically available from… Read More

Creating security alerts of abnormal user actions on Windows servers using Microsoft System Center Operation Manager 2007 and ObserveIT

with 1 Comment by Daniel Petri

System and software downtime frequently mean lost revenues, lowered employee productivity and reduced customer satisfaction. Despite the fact that companies are investing in high-availability systems and performance monitoring solutions for data centers, many are failing to follow best practice procedures to avoid human errors. Do you use any social networks? Follow ObserveIT on Facebook, Linkedin… Read More