technology in networking, development, and support

Posts in the ‘Computers’ Category

What is the Maximum number of Windows XP peer-to-peer connections?

Sometimes this question is asked in the format, “when do I need to move my network to a Microsoft Domain server?”
Microsoft has put limitations on the number of incoming connections to Windows XP Home and Windows XP Professional.
Read more on the limit from Microsoft here.
As it stands, Microsoft has limited Windows XP Home Edition …

Quick Fix: AVG Antivirus 8.0 error message, Error: Action failed for registry key

The error message is:
Local machine: installation failed
Installation:
Error: Action failed for registry key HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows: creating registry key….
Error 0×80070005
The fix action is to log as the administrator, go to the registry using regedit
Navigate to ‘HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows” key and right click to check the permissions
ensure your administrator login has full security and permission rights to this folder.  …

Crack WEP with BT3 on a Asus EEE 900 series

This article cover the cracking of Wired Equivalent Privacy with BackTrack 3 on an Asus EEE 900 series laptop.
-
First, you’ll need to create a bootable USB flash drive as the EEE 900 series does not have a CD-ROM drive to boot the live cd.
To do this, follow the instructions here.
If you’re familiar enough with ISO …

Quick Tip – Excel – How to convert column data into row data

Highlight the data in your column and Copy it.
Then go to a blank section of your spreadsheet. pick Edit > Paste Special.

In the paste special dialog box, check the little box that says “Transpose”.
Finally, click OK. Your column data now turns into row data.