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Ah, the dreaded “”The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed” error message experienced on devices connected to a Windows domain. I’m not fond of Microsoft’s own recommendation as there is a much easier resolution below: If you know the local admin password and the domain allows local logons, click ...

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“Unable to connect to the server. Contact your system administrator with the following error: Socket operation on non-socket (Socket Error 10038)” The dreaded message when using Citrix Receiver. Happens with Citrix Receiver 4.11 and 4.12 – quickest solution is to remove the current version of Citrix Receiver and install Citrix Receiver 4.9 ( ...

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The Lenovo TS140 server is excellent value for a small business that requires a server without the usual high costs involved. As usual, entering the BIOS on the Lenovo TS140 is necessary to configure the server correctly.  The BIOS on the Lenovo TS140 can be accessed by tapping the F1 key once the server has been powered on. Other keys can be used to access ...

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By default when you add a new Unifi Access Point to your UniFi Controller, it will be adopted to the default site. If you want to move the access point to another site, you can do so by carrying out the following steps below: Login to your Unifi Controller ( usually https://localhost:8443/manage/ ) Select the site where your Unifi access point is located ( in this ...

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The hiberfil.sys will remain on the local disk even after disabling Hibernation in the Control Panel. To remove the file, follow the steps below. Go to the start menu and type cmd Right click on cmd and click run as Administrator ( important ) In the black command prompt box, type the following command:  powercfg.exe -h off Check the local disk – hiberfil.sys ...

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Small businesses in Ireland are more aware that they need strong IT support staff and infrastructure to protect the business from the increase in risk from malware, hackers, downtime and natural disasters. However, budget constraints within most organisations does not allow for this type of advanced IT management and this is essentially the beauty of managed IT ...

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Want to keep your desktops, laptops and servers safe from malware?  The proven strategy, to protect yourself from malware and ransomware infections is a complete, comprehensive approach. Ensure all devices on your network are running an up to date anti-virus solution and anti-malware product, update all vulnerable software (Adobe Acrobat, Flash, Java), use ...

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Thinking of upgrading the RAM on your Lenovo 110-15ibr?  Well, you can’t as the memory is integrated onto the motherboard. However, the hard drive can be replaced with an SSD which provides a significant improvement in performance.  A shame about the memory, ...

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As silly as the name sounds, Dirty Cow is a serious vulnerability that affects most Linux Operating Systems [ see CVE-2016-5195 ] The Dirty COW vulnerability (CVE-2016-5195) provides privilege escalation in the Linux Kernel that can allow a local user (say for example, a web hosting account) to gain root access to the affected server. The vulnerability is present in ...

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Traveling on the train – wifi works fine on my iPhone but not on my laptop. Windows 10 detects the irish-rail hotspot, connects but won’t load up the captive portal; http://irishrail.on.icomera.com/ – Pinging the gateway yields a reply. [ 10.101.0.1 ] A quick ping of irishrail.on.icomera.com: Ping request could not find host ...

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