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How to make an Acronis FULL image backup with Validation, step by step!

April 24, 2014
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How to make an Acronis FULL image backup with Validation, step by step!

  This is how to create an Acronis FULL image backup with Validation.   This is a Disaster Recovery Backup for bare metal restore using Acronis True Image 2013.   This process will give you a guaranteed image for recovery from hard disk failure, corruption, or infection.    Make sure to plug in your external USB hard disk where you plan to put your backup we are now creating.   This must be done prior to opening Acronis True Image:         Select the “Back up system” at the bottom left:            ...

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Windows Deactivation! “Your using Pirated Software!” Doesn’t it make you feel ripped off?

April 18, 2014
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Windows Deactivation!  “Your using Pirated Software!” Doesn’t it make you feel ripped off?

  I have received many a panic phone call from users describing a Windows Deactivation. “They say I am pirating their software, what did you do?” And the blame is usually extended to your IT Department, or you System Provider (computer guy) “   ...

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Why I don’t like avast antivirus free for home!

April 17, 2014
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Why I don’t like avast antivirus free for home!

  I personally do NOT condone avast! free for home use. There is NO free lunch, you just haven’t figured out how your paying yet!  AutoSandbox It is missing a critical element, that the rest of the avast! products use, which is the AutoSandbox.  When...

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avast Enterprise Administrator (AEA) managing the avast Endpoint Protection Suite Plus

April 17, 2014
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avast! Enterprise Administration console (AEA) The AEA console is the desired platform when managing 200+ systems.  This Enterprise console is the most powerful anti-virus management tool in the industry,...

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How to install and configure Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express for avast Enterprise Administration (AEA)

April 7, 2014
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  How to install and configure Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express for avast Enterprise Administration (AEA) avast! Endpoint Protection comes with a central web-based avast! Enterprise Administration which...

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avast SOA Global exclusions: what works, and how to list them!

March 21, 2014
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I want to be clear about the global exclusions in a managed environment using the avast! Small Office Administration console (SOA). No changes can occur at the Endpoint clients,...

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avast SOA database backup & restore to new SOA console

March 1, 2014
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avast SOA database backup & restore to new SOA console

Here are the steps necessary to move you avast! SOA console to a different system. If the new SOA has the same IP and same DNS name, then you...

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How to update the avast! Small Office Administrator SOA

March 1, 2014
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  To update the avast! Small Office Administrator SOA, the first step is to identify the Program version. To update the console to current version, the SOA installer is...

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How to backup the avast Small Office Administration and restore to a new SOA

February 28, 2014
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How to backup the avast Small Office Administration and restore to a new SOA

If the new SOA has the same IP and same DNS name, you should not have to touch each WS or re-deploy. Here are the Backup / Restore steps...

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How to strip Windows 7 and tune for SPEED!

February 22, 2014
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DEFENDER This is worthless as spyware gets (this should be a RED flag about Security Essentials!). Defender doesn’t stop infections while noticeably slowing down systems, so TURN IT OFF....

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How to virtualize Flash Player in avast! Endpoint Protection version

February 22, 2014
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         Sincerely, J.R.  Guthrie                                       President Advantage Micro Corporation 520-290-0595                                          jr@advantage77.com "At this point in time, the Internet should be regarded as an Enemy Weapons System!"  ...

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Removing avast! 2014 versions to migrate to avast! Endpoint Protection

February 22, 2014
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  We finally have a partial solution available to uninstall avast! ver. 2014 consumer products on many machines at once to replace them with EP products. It is a...

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