Scheduling your Server to Automatically Reboot

Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2003 comes with the built-in ability to schedule your server to reboot at any time of your choosing. It is quite simple to set up.

Navigate to Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Scheduled Tasks.

Click on the icon which says Add Scheduled Task.

You should now see the Add Scheduled Task Wizard. Click Next.

Disregard the list of programs, and click the Browse button.
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How to stop DrWeb notification emails – Plesk 11

You need SSH access to your plesk panel to do this
login with your account with SSH or with su as root.
Use your favourite editor (i use VI) and go toPlesk Parallels
vi /etc/drweb/drweb32.ini
look for
CronSummary=yes
and change it to
CronSummary=no
Also you can edit the
vi /etc/drweb/drweb_handler.conf
where you can look for the Notification section and change anything that you dont want to be notified about by simply putting no instead of yes
After any changes you need to stop and start the drWeb Service.
you can do that by
/etc/init.d/drwebd start
/etc/init.d/drwebd stop


Unable to obtain settings for Remote Agent Publishing from the registry” occurs after launching the Backup Exec Remote Agent Utility and clicking on the Publishing Tab

Grant Full Control Permissions for the Administrators, System Account and Backup Operators Group to the following registry key on the remote machine.

 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Symantec\Backup Exec For Windows
Launch the Backup Exec Remote Agent Utility and click on the Publishing Tab.  If the same error appears, uninstall the Remote Agent, reboot, and reinstall the latest or same version of the remote agent that is installed on the media server.

Determine the name of your Outlook profile

You can use the following steps to determine the name of your Outlook profile.

Windows XP

  • Open Control Panel.
  • Switch to Classic View.
  • Double-click Mail.
  • Click Show Profiles.
  • Note the name of your Outlook profile on the General tab.

If you see more than one profile on the General tab, the default profile is listed in the drop-down control under When starting Microsoft Office Outlook, use this profile.
Click OK to close the Mail control panel.

Windows Vista, Windows 7

  • Open Control Panel.
  • In the Search Control Panel box, type Mail.
  • Click Mail.
  • Click Show Profiles
  • Note the name of your Outlook profile on the General tab

If you see more than one profile on the General tab, the default profile is listed in the drop-down control under When starting Microsoft Office Outlook, use this profile.
Click OK to close the Mail control panel.


Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window

This problem can occur when file that maintains the Navigation Pane settings becomes corrupted. This file is called profilename.xml, where profilename is the name of your Outlook profile. This file is stored in the following folder:

Windows XP

C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
Windows Vista, Windows 7

C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook
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Exchange Server Disable Read Receipts Replies exiting our Organization

For remote domains (Organization Configuration – Hub Transport) there are options for blocking delivery reports and non-delivery reports to remote domains.

The option for blocking delivery reports does ONLY affect read receipts.There’s also no option for disabling relay notifications “Delivery to these recipients or distribution lists is complete, but delivery notification was not sent by the destination:” (*)

However, these settings are only for remote domains. And there’s no option to disable delivery receipts and read receipts originating from the internet or sent internally.
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