Use Now, Dispose Later….Your Email Addresses

Well, use and throw phenomenon seems to have hit web too. Now you can dispose of email addresses that you no longer wish to use…What? Yes, ………………….but why would I want to do that?

Simple, say you are about to buy something on the web or you found some interesting article and for that information to reach you, they normally ask you for the email address. You gave, it was good for sometime but now you are receiving unwanted emails from them, their partners, etc etc as well? The innumerable Unsubscribe requests have not yielded desired results and you . . . → Read More: Use Now, Dispose Later….Your Email Addresses

Tips To Select AntiVirus (AV)

So you made the decision to buy an AntiVirus (AV) to safeguard your system. But stuck with what to look for in the AV?

Here are some of the tips that will help you in selecting the best AV for your computer:

– Load on System

– Frequency of the definitions or updates

– Type of subscription

– Ease of Upgradation

– Technical Support

Load on System

One of the common complaints from the users is that AV is taking lot of system resources. I think the problem could be caused at . . . → Read More: Tips To Select AntiVirus (AV)

How I Passed CISSP exam successfully!

Here are my thoughts on planning and successfully passing the CISSP exam! . . . → Read More: How I Passed CISSP exam successfully

Best practices, network outages and…..resolutions !!!


One of the first things I would advise for any IT Guy is to profile his network and system infrastructure. It is very essential that you document all and every network-enabled device. It will assist you to greatly in planning any upgradation to your company’s IT infrastructure, you want to take a system offline for maintenance, OR more importantly you have to quickly and effectively resolve any outage. Some of the key things to include would be as follows:

Architechture of the network. Public IP addresses and their mappings if NAT is assigned to devices within network. Number . . . → Read More: Best practices, network outages and…..resolutions !!!

Windows shortcuts

Sick of going thru Start > Programs > Apps, I thought it would be a good idea to share some info on shortcuts we commonly use while working on MS Windows:

Windows key +E – Opens Windows Explorer

Windows key + R – invokes Run command

At Run command use type in the following for:

Outlook – MS Outlook

Control – Control Panel

Sysdm.cpl – System Properites

Ncpa.cpl – Network connections

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