Enable hidden Administrator account in Windows 7

Microsoft disabled the Administrator account in Windows 7 by default for security reasons. It is nice to have this enabled as a backup if your main user profile becomes corrupted or infected. Here is ow to turn on the hidden Administrator account. There are a few ways to enable this account but the fastest seems[…]

Disable UAC (User Access Controls) in Windows Vista

  Those annoying “are you sure you want to do this?” popup windows on Windows Vista can be disabled. However, not as easily as other version of Windows. Here is how to turn off the UAC popup warning box. Access the Control Panel and type USER ACCOUNT into the search box. There will be a[…]

Installing a Dell Powervault LTO6 Tape Drive – Server 2008

I needed to configure a Dell Powervault LTO6 Tape Drive (model CSEH 001) on a server running Windows 2008 R2 x64. This seems like it should be straight forward but that is not the case. The proper SAS card is installed in the server the tape drive is plugged in. Windows device manager sees the[…]

Backpack External CDROM Drivers for Windows 95 and NT

I recently posted a link to download the Backpack External CD-ROM drivers for DOS and Win3.x. These may work with 98 and ME as well. Here are the same drivers for Windows 95 and NT.   BACKPACK 95_NT   Here is a user guide from 2010 that may be of assistance as it references Windows 95,[…]