Posts Tagged ‘connections’

Remote Desktop

One of the most useful management tools available for Windows users is Remote Desktop. If you need to log on to a distant computer as if you were sitting in front of it and perform some management tasks you can use the Remote Desktop functionality found in Windows 7 computers. Previous versions of Windows have this functionality but in this article we will focus on Windows 7 operating systems.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by George - May 11, 2011 at 2:54 am

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Configuring WFAS Rules

The best to way to understand WFAS (Windows Firewall with Advanced Security) is by setting up a test rule as we are going to see in this article. We will configure a firewall rule that accepts only authenticated RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) connections from hosts on a specific or same subnet:

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by George - May 4, 2011 at 2:16 am

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Display Network Errors Tweak

If you want to get a quick check of network problems on your computer then you can check the status of packets in error. By default, only the numbers of  bytes received and sent are displayed in the Local Area Connection Status window but you can have the number of errors displayed as well. With this registry tweak you can display an errors counter below the sent and received numbers.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by George - April 30, 2011 at 3:33 am

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