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questions about FTP server software and which do you recommend

Q: questions about FTP server software and which do you recommend

ok i was messing around with ftp programs and i got bulletftp program to work and my friend using cuteftp was able to connect and we shared files. im on dsl and he is on cable. bad thing is that the fastest we could get steady was about 30k a second. is this normal? is there better software for speed and one that allows both of us to edit eachother's hard drives? im new to this ftp thing any feedback would be cool thanks

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You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/directdownload.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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What is the best/easiest to use open source vpn server program? thanks!

A:VPN Server software...Please recommend

Why not use the Windows 7 VPN client.
Virtual Private Network (VPN) - Enable Incoming VPN Connections

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ns.html?filter

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/56148-vpn-server-software-please-recommend.html
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Hello,

I am trying to run a DNS Server at home to make my own home website !
I am going to use Names as color for my pc make it easy for everyone

Project:
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the site wont show up in ( RED ) so i have change the host file in blue to point 172.0.0.1 to 192.168.11.30 example .. site will be show up in ( red ) but the domin wise wont ... so 192.168.11.30 is Myhomeblog.com in the web browser of Red ip will work but domain wont ...

Now if i edit the host file in red the site is fine which mean blue as web+database server needs a dns server for home dns need

Does anyone know any good dns server for win 64bit ?

Thank you

A:Recommend me a DNS Server for Win Pro 64Bit ?

You dont need DNS if its on your own network.

Are you running a static or a dynamic IP with your ISP? Have you registered your domain name with a registrar and had it linked to your IP address?

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/195115-recommend-me-dns-server-win-pro-64bit.html
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Thank you.
 

A:Recommend me some software

You should click "Report" and ask that your Thread be transfered to the "Business Applications" Forum, if help doesn't quickly come along here.

{redoak}
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/recommend-me-some-software.845012/
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A:Can you recommend fax software?

I use the free version of eFax but I think to send faxes they charge a small fee depending on how many pages you send.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-you-recommend-fax-software.504204/
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A:Recommend Software

Hi,
Independent reviews of multimedia progs at TechSupportAlert, not sure if these are what you're after but I hope it's of interest?
http://www.techsupportalert.com/pc/multimedia-tools.html

Richard
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/recommend-software.809888/
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I would like to ask some advice

I have recently purchased a Dell T105 Workstation/Server.

I aim to use it as a multi-media hub of sorts to store Videos, music, photos etc that can be accessed
by all the other computers on my network (and from the net). I want use it as a server (with no keyboard, mouse or screen attached).

It came with no O/S installed (I parted with only one ?20 note ).
So my question is, as its a workstation/server, which O/S would suit my needs best.....I was just going to install Microsoft Windows Home server on it? (anyone used this and if so would it suit my needs?).

Maybe one of you guys has a better, more practical option or suggestion?

Any advice is much appreciated

Cheers

Dave

A:What O/S do you recommend for my Dell T105 Workstation/server?

Hi there Dave,

Windows Home Server would be fine if you was just going to use it as a multi-media hub or even what I prefer to use is Windows Server 2008 just incase I want to do other things and run other applications etc...

You could of saved a bit of money by buying a NAS and using that to store photo's and videos etc.. But hey ho .

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/274682-what-o-s-do-you-recommend-my-dell-t105-workstation-server.html
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Hi

I need to do some research for a client who wants to purchase a new software package to streamline their current processes. What sort of questions should I ask the client about their requirements? So far I have:-

QUESTION

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What do you want this software to be able to do?
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What else should I ask to make sure all bases are covered before I recommend anything?
 

A:Need to recommend new software to a client

I need to do some research for a client who wants to purchase a new software package to streamline their current processes.

It would help to to know what processes they're wanting to streamline...

Thanks,

Brandon
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-to-recommend-new-software-to-a-client.502686/
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A:Please recommend HD restoration software

This thread should probably have been located in the backup and recovery section.

Maybe a mod will move it there.

You need to hope Jumanji sees this thread.

As I understand it, you've installed Windows in the same partition in which your 110,000 data files were located. If that's true, lower your expectations.

There are several applications that might come into play, but I wouldn't just run off and start using them. You need guidance.

Those tools would include Partition Wizard, Photorec, and Testdisk. You might at least download them.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/software/373144-please-recommend-hd-restoration-software.html
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A:Which Antivirus software would you recommend?

I am a believer in Norton. I recommend Norton Internet Security 2005. It offers add block, awesome virus protection for both incoming and outgoing email, excel files, etc., SPAM filtering, and even has some Parental controls. Others that I spoke to have had minimal if any issues since they have installed one of Symatec's packages. Auto update of virus definitions makes updates easy.

http://www.symantecstore.com/dr/sat1...CACHE_ID=74456

Paste the link to your browser and check it out.

There are other good ones as well.

jupiter_bob

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Acronis makes some excellent products - check them out.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/recommend-back-up-software-418318.html
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I need a fax software with some features that are not in XP:

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- good recognition of a busy signal. XP sits on a busy way too long before time-out.

- fax forwarding based on the caller ID, so certain faxes can get automatically sent to a different machine. Feature not in XP.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Solved: recommend fax software please

Have a look at snappy fax and winfax for the points 1 and 2, but fax forwarding based on the caller ID, I not come across that yet.
http://www.snappysoftware.com/sfindex.htm

I am sure symantec has stopped selling and support for winfax, but you can still get it in place like staples/ office world and online, but you will need 10.2 and upwards to work on xp, and don't think there be any vista support, I am not to keen on symantec software but i have used winfax for years, best fax software I have come across.

To make sure you get right one

http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPOR...abb267463f34596f85256a32007245d0?OpenDocument
You may some better advice here

http://www.getfaxing.com/cgi-bin/ib315/ikonboard.cgi
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-recommend-fax-software-please.591085/
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A:Recommend HD backup Software?

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

Thanks for your cooperation.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/recommend-hd-backup-software.601352/
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Hiya

I've moved this to the Multimedia forum, as you may get more response here

Regards

eddie
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/anyone-recommend-midi-sequencing-software.383244/
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A:Recommend Audio Editing Software

Audacity is generally the freebie version used. It's a solid application. Aside from that, there is ProTools, but it's pretty expensive.

http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/237925-recommend-audio-editing-software.html
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A:Can someone recommend me an antivirus software suite?

Hey and welcome, oki i dont know anything about business software but i know that ESET has some excellent Antivirus software, ill just leave a link
http://www.eset.com/solutions/smb.php they have a 30 trial.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-someone-recommend-me-an-antivirus-software-suite.765446/
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Try ImgBurn
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http://www.sevenforums.com/software/133421-recommend-free-cd-dvd-burning-software.html
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A:Recommend the Best Virtual Drive Software.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by boogieboy


Hi everyone please recommend me the Best Virtual Drive Software that mounts Image/ISO/mdf etc. for Windows 7 and dont have any kind of problems/issues like system hang, restarting windows or BSOD's....


Dont use programs such as Daemon Tools and Alcohol 120%. They use a driver, sptd.sys, that is notorious for causing BSODs.

You can use MagicDisc as an alternative.

Freeware MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD-ROM(MagicDisc) Overview

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/145581-recommend-best-virtual-drive-software.html
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A:Please recommend a software to create screensaver

aahh.. well ok, i'll make some flying pictures pps instead of screensaver.. :/ but, i still got some time left till christmas, so if anyone knows a software for screensaver making, please please please tell me its name. i'll be eternally grateful!
 

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A:Can someone recommend a software recovery program please

Recuva - Undelete, Unerase, File and Disk Recovery - Free Download

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http://www.pchelpforum.com/pc-hardware/127234-please-recommend-software-query-dead-hdd.html
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Hi.

You dont need any extra software,your Windows ultimate have everything

If you had\have problems with your system then,

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You can try first to "fix" the problems using the SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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For full system system back and restore read these,

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A:What anti-virus software would you recommend?

Avira is the best anti virus software from the given list. It is user-friendly and advanced options help. It is very fast but sometime I have to face some problems at update time. Overall, its the perfect anti virus software.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/what-anti-virus-software-would-you-recommend.151622/
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this age-ole question is for any moderator:

what internet security and antivirus software(s) do you feel are the best to have? which would you recommend? which do you have for your computer(s)?

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A:Recommend Internet Security & Antivirus Software

i'm sorry, i don't mean to burden anyone with such a trivial question. I did do a search for this topic & did not find any recent information on this forum that answered my question. hopefully, i'm in the right place for this topic. if not, please tell me where i should post. thanks.
 

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/477217/can-anyone-recommend-health-check-software-for-win7/
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Hi
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A:Can anyone recommend a good "Free" fax software to use with Vista?

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A:Windows 2003 DNS server questions

The answers require way too long a response for this forum. We recommend you obtain copies of

Windows Server 2003: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guide) by Martin S Matthews (Paperback - April 11, 2003)

and

Microsoft Windows Server(TM) 2003 Inside Out by William R. Stanek (Paperback - Jul 7, 2004)

Or similar books, or Windows Service 2003 knowledgebase articles at www.micrpspft/com.

Otherwise, you need an expensive Network consultant. They start in most locals at $85 an hour and sometimes $135 an hour. They have spent a great deal of time hands on getting to a point where they can advise you.
 

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A:Web Server redundancy questions . . . ahhhh

You could add another hard drive bigger than your RAID0 set and then use Win2003s software RAID facility to mirror your RAID0 to the other drive.. This would mean a couple of reboots and a very awkward setup though.

Do you really need to image your entire hard drive? Backing up the IIS configuration and the web content should be enough really. In case of a disaster, installing a new copy of Windows will take 2 hours max and restoring the data should be easy too.
 

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A:Yosemite Server Backup questions

If you are booted into Windows when you do your backup to tape, you cannot backup Windows System Files in use.
If there is disaster, you would need to reinstall Windows, and then restore your backup.

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A:Solved: Questions about Game Server

theoretically no. The other players will see you as not moving.
 

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A:Windows Server 2003 - some questions

moved to win2k/xp forum
 

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A:Questions on gaming server speeds?

Right off, if you don't have, say, 2megs or more up and down, forget about hosting. Well, at least multiple games. With your current bw, you can host maybe an 8 player hl game. Your upload speed is the more important of the two. Your servers will always upload more data to clients than clients will be sending you.

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A:Counter-Strike Server questions

what instructions are you reading. ill try to make sense of them.. i've done it before... looong ago.
 

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A:Software questions.

Yes

Right click on the program
Select Properties
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A:Software questions

As far as your problems with ErrorSmart, I am not very familiar with the software. However, I would like to offer some words of advice concerning some things that I have seen online concerning the software. Although the software claims to improve performance, I generally consider it a policy of my own to pay these types of software no attention. Adding utilities such as ErrorSmart to your computer many times means adding additional processes to your computer. These processes can be intrusive to software on your computer as well. This could be the reason that it is considered to be adware. The label of adware is given to software sometimes even if it is not an immediate threat. The software could merely be deemed as unnecessary. This could mean that the software would be "dead-weight" to your system resources. As far as maximizing performance, I usually try to keep it as simple as possible. Keep your hard drive defragged and try to have as little startup software as possible. This is software that automatically loads when your computer is booted. While some software may benefit from running at startup, this is not necessary a lot of the time. One last thing, try to keep as few cookies on your computer as possible. Cookies stored by your internet browsers can be tracking cookies which are considered to be threats to your system and perhaps its performance. As far as rollback, I am not familiar at all with that type of utility. I apologize. Hope some of this helps. Good luck!
 

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A:A lot of software questions...

HMMMMMMMMM......thats a truckload of questions. well, here's what i have to say:

1) I've had a DVD burner (Sony's DVD+-RW1 (DRU-540A)) for a few months now, got it for my b-day... But I havent gotten around to actually learning how to convert videos, burn DVD's make custom menus and all... I was wondering what programs you guys recommend... I want to be able to take mpg's, avi's, ogm's ( a lot have codecs like divx/xvid on them) and so on, and be able to put them on the DVD and make my own menus and stuff.Click to expand...

I assume u have all the codecs for converting and watching dvds. To convert dvds to divx, I use this program: Gordian Knot. go to this site: www.afterdawn.com This site is just perfect for beginners and experts equally. Its got guides that tell u very clearly how to work with the program. Just follow those and u can make perfect rips of ur own. For creating DVD menus, and backing up DVDs, use Ulead Movie Factory and DVD Shrink respectively. Both u can download, but they might be trial versions. Also try Nero. It can burn DVDs, as well as make menus. Most writers come with Nero as bundled software.

2) I've got years worth of digital pictures.. And they take up a nice amount, I think like 1.3gb... So I was thinking of ways to decrease the size of all of them without rar'ing them or something... And if I recall, I believe some of them are set to resolutions like 1600xwhatever... So, I've always been wondering if there was a program that could take a whole bunch of selected pictures and downsize them all to a certain resolution...Click to expand...

As far as I know, there is no program that will downsize images or compress them. If those pics are in jpg format, then its already a compressed format. so u cant compress it further. And why do u want to downsize it anyway?? If u do then u can wave goodbye to the image clarity or resolution. for downsizing images, u can use plain old MSPaint in Windows XP.

3) For those of you who use mIRC, do you prefer a certain script? I've used nnScript for the longest time, but I think I might want a change, I was looking at Invision too.Click to expand...

No comments........

4) Lately I've been interested into looking about reverse-compiling/decompiling... Not for illegal purposes, but just something to mess around with when I'm bored, and just something to learn and know So does anyone recommend tutorials or books to check out?Click to expand...

ok u r looking for Disassembly. try this link: http://www.codeproject.com/cpp/reversedisasm.asp

5) Instead of actually going through mp3's one by one cleaning up ID3 tags, and adding content, is there some good software to actually automate the process? Kinda like how WMP, or Winamp query's databases to add the record info to the tag's while ripping the CD?Click to expand...

If u have used WMP to rip CDs, then download WMP10. Its got inbuilt MP3 ripping together with WMA ripping. I use Musicmatch Jukebox 7.1 for ripping, playing, library management, CD writing (occasionally, not recommended), ID3 tagging and playlist making. The Afterdawn site i mentioned earlier, has a program called EAC which is used by all professional rippers, for making the ultimate mp3s. I highly recommend it. Of course, it has ID3 tagging capability, and u wont have to do it mp3 by mp3. Read the mp3 making guide too, before u start.

6) I've been messing around with Photoshop for like 2 years now off and on, getting the hang of it because I'm not as fast at doing it like some other people... I've looked around at tutorials and such, but they're either complicated, or rely WAY to much on filters (not that their a bad thing). Any of you recommend some good sites with PS tut's?Click to expand...

try these links: http://www.absolutecross.com/tutorials/photoshop/
http://www.handson.nu/
http://www.photoshopcafe.com/tutorials.htm
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A:Two Software Questions...

1- Try enabling a BIOS password. Depending on the type of PC you have (Dell, IBM, etc...) there is a different key to press to get into the BIOS. It should appear on the screen as you boot up.

2- Are you looking for an actual recording, or just various screen shots? If you're just looking for screenshots, you can hit ALT-PRTSCRN which will save the screen to the clipboard, and then you can go into any picture editor (MSPAINT comes with Windows), and go to EDIT, then PASTE and you will have your screenshot. Be sure to save the file! As far as video recording, not sure on that one. Sorry...
 

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A:Software Questions

If you changed the mobo then OEM version dies with the old mobo. Sometimes with a good reason MS phone activation will activate it for you anyway.

Activate Windows 7 by Phone

If not you can buy online at a major retailer like NewEgg or Amazon and insert a new OEM product Key at Computer>Properties Activation link to activate it. If for some reason that link doesn't appear then use the slmgr command below to insert key and activate.

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