How do I create a Scheduled Task in Windows Server 2008?
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Windows Server 2008 contains an improved version of the Windows Task Scheduler. Open the program via the Server Manager or via Start, All programs, Accessories, System tools. Navigate through the list on the left to Server Manager | Configuration >... Read More
How do I create a Scheduled Task in Windows Server 2003?
Viewed 85666 times since Mon, Sep 7, 2009
A lot of tasks in Windows can be automated by using script files. To run a program or script you need to create a scheduled task. You will find the Task Scheduler in the Windows control panel. You will get an overview of all tasks regardless of... Read More
How can I deactivate User Account Control (UAC) on my Windows Vista computer?
Viewed 27600 times since Mon, Nov 2, 2009
An automatic function to prevent safety violations, the User Account Control (UAC), has been incorporated in Windows Vista. The UAC obliges users, who are member of a local administrator group, to work like normal users without administrator r... Read More
How do I create a VPN connection in Microsoft Windows XP?
Viewed 7131 times since Tue, Jan 31, 2012
This step-by-step procedure applies to the English version of MS Windows XP service pack 3. The Dutch version is similar. 1. Go to Control Panel . 2. Go to " Network and Internet Connections ". If your window appears as follows, click... Read More
How do I connect to my Dedicated Server using the RDP?
Viewed 5004 times since Fri, Sep 18, 2009
To establish an RDP (remote desktop protocol) connection to your Dedicated server, you need to check two things first: - Ask your Network administrator if RDP is allowed on your network - If you use Windows 2000 or minor versions: check if any RDP ... Read More
How do I change the automatic windows update scheduler of my server?
Viewed 4971 times since Tue, Oct 13, 2009
If there is no WSUS plan on your server, you can adapt yourself the scheduler for the automatic windows updates. Start the Local Group Policy editor using the command gpedit.msc (via start > run (Windows 2000/2003) or via the Start > comman... Read More
How do I create a VPN connection in Microsoft Windows 7?
Viewed 3415 times since Mon, Jan 30, 2012
Go to the "Control Panel" Go to "Network and Sharing Center" Click on "Set up a new connection or network" Select as type "Connect to a workplace (VPN)" Choose "VPN connection via internet" Enter the name of the Hostbasket VPN server: e.g. ... Read More
Who installs patches for the operating system in Windows hosting?
Viewed 2528 times since Tue, Nov 18, 2008
We install patches on your Windows server once a month when those are available, provided that you registered for the "Automatic OS Patches & Upgrades via WSUS (option available with Evolve and Value server, included in Perform"). Upgrades of the... Read More