Fraud and Security Issues with VOIP for Businesses

by Sep 13, 2011

VOIP-based business phone systems are doing a lot for business. VOIP (Voice/Video Over Internet Protocol) technology has come a long way in a very short time, and while most of VOIP applications were based around consumer use. It did not take long for business to adapt and create full-featured systems to integrate standard calling, extension…Continue Reading

How to Initialize an iSCSI Drive in Windows

Jun 06, 2011 No Comments

When you add a new drive using the iSCSI Initiator in Windows 7 you will need to initialize, configure, and partition the new drive on your Windows 7 PC. In this guide I will walk you through the steps necessary to get your new iSCSI drive initialized and ready for use. Initialize the Disk 1….Continue Reading

How to Connect to a Target with iSCSI Initiator in Windows 7

Jun 03, 2011 No Comments

So you’ve set up an iSCSI Target to share a hard drive or other resource over the network. You know the IP address of the iSCSI Target and you’re ready to use iSCSI Initiator to connect to your Target. Great! All you need to do is follow the instructions below to learn how to connect to…Continue Reading

How to Find the iSCSI Server IP Address

Jun 02, 2011 No Comments

Before you can connect to the iSCSI target using iSCSI Initiator, you will first need to determine the Target’s IP address, without it you can’t do much. On this guide I will show you how to discover the target’s IP address using iStorage Server, the software used to generate the target in Windows. If you…Continue Reading

How to Install & Configure iStorage Server for Windows

Jun 01, 2011 2 Comments

In the previous post we discussed the benefits of using iSCSI to access resources over a network. In this guide we will take the concept of iSCSI a bit further and show you how to get started. Before you continue with the guide below, download and install the free version of iStorage Server. Once installed, launch the iStorage…Continue Reading

Getting Started with iSCSI for Windows

May 31, 2011 2 Comments

If you are here, you probably want to know what iSCSI is and how to use it and the benefits. Good thing is, that you’ve come to the right place. In the iSCSI series we will publish this week we will discuss the benefits and usage of iSCSI as well as how to set it…Continue Reading

11 Tips to Help Speed Up Your Windows PC

May 26, 2011 6 Comments

There is nothing worse than turning on your PC and waiting for what seems like forever for it to load. Working on a slow computer is frustrating, but there are some easy tricks to try before deciding to upgrade or replace. Rather than tossing your computer out the window in frustration, try a few of…Continue Reading

Use Device Stage in Windows 7 to Learn About Your Computer’s Peripherals

Mar 31, 2011 No Comments

Device Stage is a new feature that was introduced in Windows 7 which provides users with a way to view information about computer peripherals like digital cameras, MP3 players, printers and more. Microsoft partnered with hardware vendors so that manufacturers can include a host of useful information about their hardware on a branded page in…Continue Reading

How to Get the Perfect Picture with Windows Photo Gallery

Mar 18, 2011 1 Comment

How many times have you taken a family picture and later discover that half the group was looking at the other camera while the remaining half was looking at yours? This can be extremely frustrating because there’s always someone who looks away, closes their eyes, or does something in the picture that ruins the entire…Continue Reading

How to Disable Face Detection in Windows Live Photo Gallery

Mar 15, 2011 1 Comment

I am a huge fan of face detection on photo management apps like Windows Live Photo Gallery and Picasa, but the biggest problem with this feature is the resources it consumes if you added a ton of photos to the library. To remedy this you can leave the application running overnight so that all faces…Continue Reading

How to Tag People in Windows Live Photo Gallery

Mar 07, 2011 No Comments

Did you know that Windows Live Photo Gallery has the capability to recognize faces from photos stored in your computer? This feature makes it real easy to identify people in your pictures so that they can be found at a later time. This differs from tagging the image with identifiable keywords in that Photo Gallery…Continue Reading

How to Tag Photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery

Mar 07, 2011 No Comments

Do you have thousands of pictures with random names and no real organization? If so, you are not alone, I myself have fallen victim to this problem. To help with this issue you can tag images as you import them to Windows Live Photo Gallery or you can passively tag them (as I do) when…Continue Reading

How to Create Panoramas with Windows Live Photo Gallery

Feb 28, 2011 1 Comment

Are you looking for a way to create a panoramic photograph in three easy steps? If you are running Windows 7, the first thing you need to do is download and install Windows Live Photo Gallery (if you haven’t done so already) and follow the instructions below to creat your first panorama in three simple…Continue Reading