Windows 98 Second Edition (SE) Patches

by Daniel Petri

Windows 98 Second Edition (SE) Patches Note: Microsoft has stopped supporting Windows 98 and Windows NT 4.0 Workstation as of June 30, 2003. Required Patches Windows 98 SE requires the following security-related patches: Make sure you read Internet Explorer 5.X and 6.0 Patches and Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1 Patches before you go on. August 2005… Read More

What is Windows Auditing?

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Security is an ever increasing concern in almost every area of society today and computers are no exception. A detailed computer security plan should not only include policies and procedures to ensure that proper access rights are configured for all users, it must also include methods for verifying that these rights are effectively deployed throughout… Read More

Windows Millennium (ME) Patches

by Daniel Petri

Windows Millennium (ME) Patches No one will help you, no one will support you, no one will ever hear you cry! The best patch to this sorry-looking, miserable, ill-fated, bugged, problematic and sick operating system is to format your hard disk and install a fresh copy of Windows XP Pro (Home Edition if you must).… Read More

Windows NT 4.0 SP6a Patches

by Daniel Petri

Note: Microsoft has announced that it will stop supporting Windows 98 and Windows NT 4.0 Workstation as of June 30, 2003. What was the latest SP for Windows NT 4.0? Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a, the most recent service pack for Windows NT, was released in November of 1999. Microsoft originally planned to release… Read More

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

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

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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