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  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    TechRepublic's Geek Gift Guide 2009

    Regardless of their current economic situation, technology geeks love to give and receive electronic gadgets. And, it is not just any gadget they want, but the best electronic gizmos. TechRepublic once again brings together our unique perspective reviews of some of the best geek gifts on the market, all just...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2014

    Shenzhen's ascent from Chinese fishing village to the world's gadget factory (PDF download)

    In three decades, Shenzhen has skyrocketed from a remote coastal town to the tech manufacturing capital of the world. Steve Ranger explains how and what it means for the future of China and the world. Download the full feature article in magazine format as a free PDF you can read...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Stadiums race to digitize (PDF download)

    Younger fans are leaving stadiums when they can't get connected, so sports teams are finally embracing technology as a way to improve the fan experience and increase the team’s bottom line. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Teena Hammond in magazine format as a free PDF that you can...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Why tech giants are finally cleaning up their act on conflict minerals (PDF download)

    The rich mineral mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo supply valuable minerals to the tech industry, but they come at a deadly cost that is finally being faced. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Nick Heath in magazine format as a free PDF that you can read on...

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  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Microsoft's redemption song in Africa (download magazine version as PDF)

    Africans are taking control of their own destiny in technology, and Microsoft is no longer just giving away software but using its resources to fuel innovation fires instead. It is catalyzing grassroots tech revolutions on the world’s least connected continent. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Lyndsey Gilpin in...

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  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Memes pwn the web (download the magazine version as a PDF)

    If you want to know how memes came to dominate the web, how they may evolve into '"emes," and why they may hold the secret to the future of life on earth, then you better read this. Download the feature article in magazine format as a free PDF that you...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    The inside story of how Aaron Levie and his childhood friends built Box into a $2 billion business

    One of the most hotly anticipated tech IPOs of 2014 is run by four childhood classmates who grew up and built a cloud computing juggernaut during their 20s. This TechRepublic cover story from Rachel King tells how Aaron Levie and his friends created the company and grew it into one...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jul 2013

    Virtualizing the Enterprise: A Q&A with the Editors in Chief

    This question-and-answer session with ZDNet editor in chief Larry Dignan and TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner provides a broad industry view of our latest special feature, Virtualizing the Enterprise.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // May 2013

    Research: Leaders share software-defined networking's benefits, obstacles, favored vendors (AU)

    In April 2013, TechRepublic conducted an online survey to find out who is using software-defined networking (SDN), why they plan to implement it, and the results they've experienced.

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  • Downloads // Aug 2012

    10+ tools you should have in your support tech repair kit

    Some techs seem to get by with just a multi-tool and a smile, but the rest of us need something more substantial. Here are 12 essential items to carry with you whenever you make a desktop call.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    10 Windows 7 power tweaks

    This handy roundup offers Windows 7 tips on everything from disabling Snap to restoring the Quick Launch Bar to limiting the applications your users can run.Links to each of the articles in this download are available in this 10 Things blog post.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    TechRepublic 2010 IT skills and salary report

    In conjunction with Global Knowledge, TechRepublic presents this year's IT skills and salary report. Find out about IT employment trends, areas of growth and decline, skills that are in demand, highest-paying job roles, highest-paying certifications, and salary ranges broken down by region, job title, and industry. For comparison, check out...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    The top 10 Microsoft Office tips of 2009

    Time for that final look back at the year's most popular tips for each Office app. This collection features 10 of the most highly rated Office articles.For more great tips, be sure to visit our Microsoft Office blog.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    Simplify migration with PCmover Pro

    While looking for a solution to migrate data and settings -- AND software -- to new machines, TechRepublic member Ron K came across a utility called PCmover Pro. He describes the success he had with this product. This download is also available as an entry in our TechRepublic...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    What Windows 7 means for IT pros

    More and more companies are looking at Windows 7 with an eye toward migrating from XP or Vista -- and IT pros in all capacities are likely to be affected to some degree. This collection of job-specific articles will help you get ready for the impact Windows 7 will have...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    10 ways to avoid expensive application downtime

    An application management strategy can help IT maintain effective performance and service levels and prevent costly failures. Here are some key features and capabilities to look for in an application management solution.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    Full video of TechRepublic's 10-Year Anniversary Community Event

    On June 26, 2009, TechRepublic celebrated its 10-Year Anniversary with a Community Event in Louisville, Kentucky, where TechRepublic first launched on May 3, 1999 and where its editorial department still has its headquarters today. The event featured talks about the history and philosophy of TechRepublic that allowed it to grow...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    Social Networking in the Enterprise

    Social networking is growing rapidly as one of the primary ways people entering the workforce communicates. It's a communication medium they expect those of us managing today's businesses to provide and support. This cover story talks about the risks and advantages of social networking in the enterprise.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // May 2009

    Cashing the check on Green IT

    The goals of Green IT include minimizing the use of hazardous materials and being smarter with their disposal, maximizing energy efficiency, and encouraging recycling and/or use of biodegradable products ? without negatively affecting productivity. In this TechRepublic Cover Story, we will discuss some reasons to implement Green IT and some...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    Cover Story: How to develop a killer business case

    As an IT leader, you are often expected to contribute your ideas and recommendations to the decision-making process in your organization. The ideas are not scarce but sometimes it's difficult to present a clear and compelling business case, structured in the way it can be understood by others. However,this is...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    IT Cost Cutting: The Ninja Guide

    It's has been a long time since the heady days when funding for IT projects seemed to magically appear from nowhere. Many IT shops are now operating on razor-thin margins - just enough capital to keep the wheels on the operation. But what do you do when you're asked to...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    Resume Tool Kit for IT Leaders

    Are you prepared for the job hunt with a resume that will put you in the best light for potential employers? This special report gives you specific, tactical tips for creating the perfect IT leadership resume.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    TechRepublic's 2009 IT skills and salary report

    In conjunction with Global Knowledge, TechRepublic presents this year's IT skills and salary report. Find out about IT employment trends, areas of growth and decline, skills that are in demand, highest-paying job roles, highest-paying certifications, and salary ranges broken down by region, job title, and industry.For comparison, check out the...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2008

    The top 10 Microsoft Office tips of 2008

    As you head into the new year, check out this rundown of the highest rated Office tips of 2008. You can download them here as a PDF collection or follow the links to individual posts in the Microsoft Office blog.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2008

    Top 10 Windows XP tips of 2008

    TechRepublic has written thousands of tips, tweaks, tricks, and hacks since Windows XP first appeared on the scene -- and this year has been no exception. To wind up 2008, we put together this final collection of some of the highest rated Windows XP techniques of the year. For a...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    TechRepublic's Geek Gift Guide 2008

    Even when economic times are tough, technology geeks love to give and receive gadgets. And despite budget constraints, geeks still want the best gadgets. TechRepublic has brought together reviews and photos of some of the best geek gifts on the market for the 2008 holiday shopping season. From tiny...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    Top 10 U.S. college programs for IT

    This TechRepublic Special Report features our list of 10 "can't miss" undergraduate IT programs in the United States. These IT business education programs are aimed at students who want to get on the CIO career track, which includes IT professional roles such as support professional, network administrator, project manager, IT...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    Is IT hazardous to your health?

    Stress, burnout, and work/life balance are examples of employee issues you'll find in any work environment. However, IT pros may encounter a few extra health problems -- such as repetitive stress injuries, illness resulting from contact with user-borne viruses, eye strain, severe dust allergies, and possible exposure to toxic substances....

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Sep 2008

    Prepare for e-discovery requests: How to avoid disastrous legal sanctions and fines

    When companies are hit with a lawsuit, IT leaders are often ill-prepared for an e-discovery request. For instance, does your company have formal e-discovery policies? Do you know what data to store and how long to store it? IT leaders who stumble trying to answer these questions may be setting...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    The 10 roles you need for ITIL configuration management

    Many IT departments try to implement ITIL configuration management without giving much thought to the staffing of the configuration management service. Configuration management requires skilled people with standardized processes, but this aspect is often overlooked in the rush to find the perfect CMDB tool. Here are the essential roles you...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    60 indispensable Microsoft Word tips

    No matter how long you've been using Word, you can always learn new techniques to help you work faster and smarter. The tips and tricks in this updated collection cover Word 97, 2000, 2002 (XP), 2003, and 2007. They're organized into four sections: The Basics, Advanced Tips, Things You Don't...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    Which of these IT job roles is right (or wrong) for you?

    Unless you're very lucky, you probably won't find your ideal position in the IT world the first time out. In fact, you may not even know what your ideal position looks like until you've been laboring in the tech trenches long enough to get a sense of the industry and...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    TechRepublic's 2008 IT skills and salary report

    TechRepublic presents this IT skills and salary report, created in conjunction with Global Knowledge. Find out about IT employment trends, the job market outlook, areas of growth and decline, skills that are in demand, highest-paying certs, and salary ranges broken down by region, job title, industry, and experience.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    Office relocation checklist

    Whether you're helping a client tackle a move or relocating to a new building, you'll need to implement a system to help you get organized and avoid potential disasters. This checklist, based on suggestions submitted by TechRepublic members, covers questions, issues, and advice relating to office relocations.

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  • Downloads // Nov 2006

    10+ e-mail best practices to share with your users

    These days, e-mail is used by just about everyone. Unfortunately, a lot of users out there don't use it right, flirting with security risks, consuming excessive bandwidth, and practicing lousy etiquette. These basic usage guidelines, encompassing things like virus protection, e-mail scams, attachments, and forwarding practices, will help safeguard your...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // May 2006

    Perform a wireless LAN site survey with this Excel macro tool and NetStumbler

    Learn how to perform wireless site surveys for optimum wireless LAN performance with the help of this Excel macro. The companion tutorial to this download is available as an article here. This Excel macro tool is designed to work with NetStumbler to help you complete a wireless...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2006

    85 keyboard shortcuts for moving faster in Microsoft Excel

    Keyboard shortcuts can shave a surprising amount of time off the process of performing various Excel tasks. This list includes all the basics, along with those 'I know there's a way to do this more quickly' shortcuts you can never quite remember. Most people have a small set of...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2006

    Outline responsibilities and objectives with this SLA for internal business units

    This sample SLA is designed to help you outline service level roles and responsibilities between your IT department and your organization's business units. An SLA enables IT to get an accurate picture of user needs, to establish realistic expectations, and to allocate the proper resources to deliver the required...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2006

    Install and configure Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) 2.13.2

    In this download, we will configure MRTG to run as a daemon in the background, perform simple monitoring of a network device, configure the output to produce an index.html file, and finally, to have that index generated automatically. In the previous download, we learned how to create...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2006

    Build an Excel spreadsheet application with the power of PHP and XML

    With the new XML features of Microsoft Office, you can build spreadsheets by simply using XML. This hack from PHP Hacks: Tips & Tools For Creating Dynamic Websites takes you through an example. By combining XML and PHP programming you can create a complete Excel spreadsheet application. This free...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    TechRepublic's Geek Gift Guide 2009

    Regardless of their current economic situation, technology geeks love to give and receive electronic gadgets. And, it is not just any gadget they want, but the best electronic gizmos. TechRepublic once again brings together our unique perspective reviews of some of the best geek gifts on the market, all just...

    Sponsored By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    TechRepublic's Geek Gift Guide 2008

    Even when economic times are tough, technology geeks love to give and receive gadgets. And despite budget constraints, geeks still want the best gadgets. TechRepublic has brought together reviews and photos of some of the best geek gifts on the market for the 2008 holiday shopping season. From tiny...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    TechRepublic's 2009 IT skills and salary report

    In conjunction with Global Knowledge, TechRepublic presents this year's IT skills and salary report. Find out about IT employment trends, areas of growth and decline, skills that are in demand, highest-paying job roles, highest-paying certifications, and salary ranges broken down by region, job title, and industry.For comparison, check out the...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Sep 2008

    Prepare for e-discovery requests: How to avoid disastrous legal sanctions and fines

    When companies are hit with a lawsuit, IT leaders are often ill-prepared for an e-discovery request. For instance, does your company have formal e-discovery policies? Do you know what data to store and how long to store it? IT leaders who stumble trying to answer these questions may be setting...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    Top 10 U.S. college programs for IT

    This TechRepublic Special Report features our list of 10 "can't miss" undergraduate IT programs in the United States. These IT business education programs are aimed at students who want to get on the CIO career track, which includes IT professional roles such as support professional, network administrator, project manager, IT...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    Cover Story: How to develop a killer business case

    As an IT leader, you are often expected to contribute your ideas and recommendations to the decision-making process in your organization. The ideas are not scarce but sometimes it's difficult to present a clear and compelling business case, structured in the way it can be understood by others. However,this is...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    Resume Tool Kit for IT Leaders

    Are you prepared for the job hunt with a resume that will put you in the best light for potential employers? This special report gives you specific, tactical tips for creating the perfect IT leadership resume.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    IT Cost Cutting: The Ninja Guide

    It's has been a long time since the heady days when funding for IT projects seemed to magically appear from nowhere. Many IT shops are now operating on razor-thin margins - just enough capital to keep the wheels on the operation. But what do you do when you're asked to...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // May 2009

    Cashing the check on Green IT

    The goals of Green IT include minimizing the use of hazardous materials and being smarter with their disposal, maximizing energy efficiency, and encouraging recycling and/or use of biodegradable products ? without negatively affecting productivity. In this TechRepublic Cover Story, we will discuss some reasons to implement Green IT and some...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    Social Networking in the Enterprise

    Social networking is growing rapidly as one of the primary ways people entering the workforce communicates. It's a communication medium they expect those of us managing today's businesses to provide and support. This cover story talks about the risks and advantages of social networking in the enterprise.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // May 2013

    Research: Leaders share software-defined networking's benefits, obstacles, favored vendors (AU)

    In April 2013, TechRepublic conducted an online survey to find out who is using software-defined networking (SDN), why they plan to implement it, and the results they've experienced.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jul 2013

    Virtualizing the Enterprise: A Q&A with the Editors in Chief

    This question-and-answer session with ZDNet editor in chief Larry Dignan and TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner provides a broad industry view of our latest special feature, Virtualizing the Enterprise.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    The inside story of how Aaron Levie and his childhood friends built Box into a $2 billion business

    One of the most hotly anticipated tech IPOs of 2014 is run by four childhood classmates who grew up and built a cloud computing juggernaut during their 20s. This TechRepublic cover story from Rachel King tells how Aaron Levie and his friends created the company and grew it into one...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Memes pwn the web (download the magazine version as a PDF)

    If you want to know how memes came to dominate the web, how they may evolve into '"emes," and why they may hold the secret to the future of life on earth, then you better read this. Download the feature article in magazine format as a free PDF that you...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Stadiums race to digitize (PDF download)

    Younger fans are leaving stadiums when they can't get connected, so sports teams are finally embracing technology as a way to improve the fan experience and increase the team’s bottom line. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Teena Hammond in magazine format as a free PDF that you can...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    Full video of TechRepublic's 10-Year Anniversary Community Event

    On June 26, 2009, TechRepublic celebrated its 10-Year Anniversary with a Community Event in Louisville, Kentucky, where TechRepublic first launched on May 3, 1999 and where its editorial department still has its headquarters today. The event featured talks about the history and philosophy of TechRepublic that allowed it to grow...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2008

    The top 10 Microsoft Office tips of 2008

    As you head into the new year, check out this rundown of the highest rated Office tips of 2008. You can download them here as a PDF collection or follow the links to individual posts in the Microsoft Office blog.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    10 ways to avoid expensive application downtime

    An application management strategy can help IT maintain effective performance and service levels and prevent costly failures. Here are some key features and capabilities to look for in an application management solution.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    What Windows 7 means for IT pros

    More and more companies are looking at Windows 7 with an eye toward migrating from XP or Vista -- and IT pros in all capacities are likely to be affected to some degree. This collection of job-specific articles will help you get ready for the impact Windows 7 will have...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    Simplify migration with PCmover Pro

    While looking for a solution to migrate data and settings -- AND software -- to new machines, TechRepublic member Ron K came across a utility called PCmover Pro. He describes the success he had with this product. This download is also available as an entry in our TechRepublic...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    The top 10 Microsoft Office tips of 2009

    Time for that final look back at the year's most popular tips for each Office app. This collection features 10 of the most highly rated Office articles.For more great tips, be sure to visit our Microsoft Office blog.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    TechRepublic 2010 IT skills and salary report

    In conjunction with Global Knowledge, TechRepublic presents this year's IT skills and salary report. Find out about IT employment trends, areas of growth and decline, skills that are in demand, highest-paying job roles, highest-paying certifications, and salary ranges broken down by region, job title, and industry. For comparison, check out...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    10 Windows 7 power tweaks

    This handy roundup offers Windows 7 tips on everything from disabling Snap to restoring the Quick Launch Bar to limiting the applications your users can run.Links to each of the articles in this download are available in this 10 Things blog post.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2006

    10+ e-mail best practices to share with your users

    These days, e-mail is used by just about everyone. Unfortunately, a lot of users out there don't use it right, flirting with security risks, consuming excessive bandwidth, and practicing lousy etiquette. These basic usage guidelines, encompassing things like virus protection, e-mail scams, attachments, and forwarding practices, will help safeguard your...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    TechRepublic's 2008 IT skills and salary report

    TechRepublic presents this IT skills and salary report, created in conjunction with Global Knowledge. Find out about IT employment trends, the job market outlook, areas of growth and decline, skills that are in demand, highest-paying certs, and salary ranges broken down by region, job title, industry, and experience.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    Which of these IT job roles is right (or wrong) for you?

    Unless you're very lucky, you probably won't find your ideal position in the IT world the first time out. In fact, you may not even know what your ideal position looks like until you've been laboring in the tech trenches long enough to get a sense of the industry and...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    60 indispensable Microsoft Word tips

    No matter how long you've been using Word, you can always learn new techniques to help you work faster and smarter. The tips and tricks in this updated collection cover Word 97, 2000, 2002 (XP), 2003, and 2007. They're organized into four sections: The Basics, Advanced Tips, Things You Don't...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    The 10 roles you need for ITIL configuration management

    Many IT departments try to implement ITIL configuration management without giving much thought to the staffing of the configuration management service. Configuration management requires skilled people with standardized processes, but this aspect is often overlooked in the rush to find the perfect CMDB tool. Here are the essential roles you...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    Is IT hazardous to your health?

    Stress, burnout, and work/life balance are examples of employee issues you'll find in any work environment. However, IT pros may encounter a few extra health problems -- such as repetitive stress injuries, illness resulting from contact with user-borne viruses, eye strain, severe dust allergies, and possible exposure to toxic substances....

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2008

    Top 10 Windows XP tips of 2008

    TechRepublic has written thousands of tips, tweaks, tricks, and hacks since Windows XP first appeared on the scene -- and this year has been no exception. To wind up 2008, we put together this final collection of some of the highest rated Windows XP techniques of the year. For a...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2006

    Build an Excel spreadsheet application with the power of PHP and XML

    With the new XML features of Microsoft Office, you can build spreadsheets by simply using XML. This hack from PHP Hacks: Tips & Tools For Creating Dynamic Websites takes you through an example. By combining XML and PHP programming you can create a complete Excel spreadsheet application. This free...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jun 2005

    Word help ticket: Removing mistakes from the custom dictionary

    Your users run into a million day-to-day snags as they use Office applications, and although the problems usually aren't full-blown emergencies, they can be productivity killers (for you as well as for the users). Here's a graphical reference sheet you can keep on file for fielding the question of errors...

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  • Downloads // Jun 2005

    Windows Server 2003 services that can be disabled

    One of the most effective ways to secure Windows Server 2003 is to turn off unnecessary services. This detailed Excel spreadsheet lists 102 Windows Server 2003 services, describes each service's function, specifies whether you can safely disable the service, and outlines the ramifications of doing so. The spreadsheet also lists...

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  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    Anatomy of Excel data analysis: Advanced graphs and PivotCharts

    Sometimes we take for granted what users know. While Microsoft Excel may be familiar to you, if you are on a help desk you will have to explain how the application works to users that fall within a vast range of skill level and knowledge. This series of Excel tutorials...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2005

    10 things you should know about managing IT projects

    Taking a leadership role in an IT project can be daunting, especially to the novice. These pointers will help you bring organization, professionalism, and goal-oriented progress to the projects you manage. IT pros often find themselves suddenly in charge of managing a project without any preparation for what the...

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  • Downloads // Feb 2005

    Create a site for e-commerce with PHP, MySQL, and PayPal

    This how-to article offers step-by-step instructions for adding e-commerce capabilities to your existing Web site using PHP, MySQL, and PayPal. The method outlined here lets you add e-business functionality to your corporate portal without a major allocation of scarce development resources.

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  • Downloads // Jun 2005

    Five steps to take before deciding to relocate

    If you're weighing a job offer that entails relocating, make sure you thoroughly examine the myriad issues that come along with the move. The urge to move can be strong if you're frustrated in your job or you've been unemployed for a long time. But make sure you examine...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2005

    Free Chapter Download - IT Manager's Tool Kit, Third Edition

    Download the Strategic IT Planning chapter for grassroots advice on defining the ideal IT organization and recommendations for creating an aligned enterprise. In addition, you'll learn how IT business alignment veers off track and discover methods for preventing such mistakes.

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  • Downloads // Apr 2006

    Install and configure Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) 2.13.2

    In this download, we will configure MRTG to run as a daemon in the background, perform simple monitoring of a network device, configure the output to produce an index.html file, and finally, to have that index generated automatically. In the previous download, we learned how to create...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // May 2005

    Ten good reasons not to provide free tech support

    As an IT support professional, people routinely ask me to "help" then solve computer problems unrelated to my actual job. I like to help when and where I can, but there are serious pitfalls to accepting such requests. Providing free technical support is often not worth the price you pay,...

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