Here it is:
Very interesting alternative to wsusoffline
article #1040, updated 2 days ago
Great surge protectors, power conditioners, UPS
article #1039, updated 8 days ago
In my (J.E.B.) personal experiences, these are wonderful.
They can be a little tough to find, but persevere, it’s worth it. I learned about these seeing them protect registers at some large retail stores and other non-consumer situations where they really really don’t want things to get hit.
This is a personal recommendation by experience, I shall see no kickback for these words!
ISO to USB flash drive
article #1038, updated 23 days ago
Here is a very good tool for writing an ISO to USB flash drive in bootable mode, in Windows:
Microsoft online services: FQDN firewall openings
article #947, updated 26 days ago
Some firewalls have FQDN capability (e.g., Watchguards), which makes careful rule creation practical for a behemoth like Microsoft Office 365 and all of its related services. The info below is condensed from here. I have omitted a very few items (e.g., ports 25, 465, and 993, and *.msn.com), for reasons which I hope are reasonably obvious.
Create one rule with these ports:
50000-59999, TCP and UDP
to the following list of locations, and it is done.
*.office365.com *.office.com *.office.net *.microsoftonline.com *.msocdn.com *.microsoft.com *.live.com *.onmicrosoft.com *.msedge.net *.aadrm.com *.azurerms.com *.virtualearth.net *.cloudapp.net *.visualstudio.com *.windowsazure.com *.cloudappsecurity.com *.microsoftonline-p.net *.microsoftonline-p.com *.msecnd.net *.azure.com *.msft.net *.outlook.com *.azurewebsites.net *.lync.com *.trafficmanager.net *.skype.com *.skypeforbusiness.com *.sharepoint.com *.sharepointonline.com spoprod-a.akamaihd.net *.aspnetcdn.com *.onenote.com *.onenote.net *.yammer.com *.yammerusercontent.com ajax.googleapis.com *.cloudfront.net *.edgesuite.net *.edgekey.net *.sway.com *.sway-cdn.com *.sway-extensions.com ms.tific.com *.apple.com auth.gfx.ms view.atdmt.com *.msecnd.net m.webtrends.com *.getmicrosoftkey.com
HP SoftPaq Download Manager for drivers and BIOS
article #1037, updated 27 days ago
On some HP desktop hardware, this is the only way to get drivers and BIOS:
SPF and Email Flow Analysis Tools
article #998, updated 35 days ago
A very good SPF checker:
Here is possibly the original SPF checker:
To do a deep study of a bounceback, the best tool this writer has ever seen is here:
in the Message Analyzer tab. Just paste every header you have into there and submit, and then read. Lots and lots of excellent information comes up.
Upgrading Windows 10 Versions
article #1036, updated 35 days ago
When going to version 1607 of 10, it is reportedly supposed to be automatic:
but can be done by ISO:
A Great Alternative to Visio
article #1035, updated 36 days ago
This one is very good:
The System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
article #1034, updated 37 days ago
A 539-megabyte monster! Appears to be designed to solve lots of problems.
Very interesting employment / jobs web site
article #1033, updated 40 days ago
Rather nicely set up: