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A+ Cert. - Get it now or wait for Win2K stuff???

Q: A+ Cert. - Get it now or wait for Win2K stuff???

I hope this is the place for this post... I've been thinking of getting A+ Certified. I also heard in Dec. or Jan. they will take out the DOS stuff and put in Windows 2000. I know both, but would one Cert. be better than the other - or is there an advantage to getting it now or waiting?

Thanks!

Cory

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Preferred Solution: A+ Cert. - Get it now or wait for Win2K stuff???

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A: A+ Cert. - Get it now or wait for Win2K stuff???

Now or never. I too had this question in mind, but have settled for doing it asap.

BTW, DOS/WIN 95/98 are still quite wide spread.

After A+ try going for Network+, CCNA and MCP

Best wishes

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I have had my Dell Inspiron 6000 for about a year and love the chassis. However, I just went to three quarter gig or RAM and still could use some more when I have multiple apps open during the day at work. My 40 gig hard drive is over half full and someone just told me if I am ever going to upgrade the 1.6 GHz intel chip I better do it now or I will never be able to find a higher speed compatible one.

I could really use the RAM and will have to have a larger hard drive soon as I only have work stuff on this marchine and cant dump it. I dont know how much difference a faster chip would make as I usually run Act!, EI, Outlook and some stock trading and research stuff, nothing that I would think would be high order stuff.

So what do I do? Spend the momey to upgrade this machine with Vista right around the corner (will Microsoft support XP anymore? will there be a 32 bit Vista?)? Or hold out as long as I can and get a new machine with 64 bit capacity?????

Just an FYI I am not into having the latest machine, I just like my computers to work as they support my income. I bought this Dell not realizing how fast my business would outgrow the machine.

Thanks for any advice!
 

A:Upgrade current hardware or wait for 64 bit stuff?

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Just starting to get to grips with the concept of protocols, bindings et al. I have been made to realise how overly complex and vulnerable the default settings are, with everything linked to everything available, (Shields Up, Steve Gibson). I would like to trim down to the minimum but being new to Win2k I cannot easily find the relevant sections.

I have managed to install a loopback adapter with the view to eventually binding WINS Client to it, leaving TCP/IP bound (?) to the modem and NetBEUI to the LAN card. BUT - I can't easily find the relevant places to make the changes. Win98SE was easy, everything was in the same place. Even Windows help doesn't do what it says on the box!

Be grateful if anyone can point me to the relevant locations in Win2k please?
 

A:Protocols/bindings/'n stuff in Win2k

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Albert,

Have a look at:
http://www.gpick.net/sbr/security/rebindw2k.htm

Wayne
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Many thanks Wayne for the above link, it cured all my problems in an hour! I now have a network with my son's machine which is many times faster with NetBEUI and runs without interference from ZoneAlarm, and hopefully an internet connection which is many times more secure! Much appreciated.
Incidentally, after finding your reply the first time, I can now see no evidence of it ever having been on the site when I go back, my posting is there but the site now shows 0 replies, a little puzzling?
 

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i run a compaq evo n400c notebook with a internal modem (depend on a slow phone line in a remote place in costa rica) and whenever i connect to the mail-provider i observe strange things:
- even without having a mailprogramme or a browser active, the connexion is exchanging data.
- when i download mails (eudora 4.3) it takes long, long time and it is SENDING about five time as much as it is receiving (although i am downloading!).
- if i want start firefox, i can click the icon several times and firefox will not start.
- sometimes i can start firefox, but before it connects to a website, it shuts down again.
- sometimes i get an error-message popping up: 'RUNDLL error with loading of ?"ow. the modul was not found' (the third letter is a o which is crossed out with one line - and i am translating the messages, as i do not run english w2k)
- in found a file which is created (sometimes) once communication (eudora/browser) is active. the file most times has the name dj1d.exe (size 39kb), sometimes there is a second with a names similar to is67294.exe
- in the windows task manager there is no mention of a programme that would run except the ones, i want have running.
- i checked in the system-administration/software and found a progamme vsadd-in, which i understand is malware/trojan and which i could deinstall from the software-list.
my main problem is the slow internet connexion (a) due to the bad phone line and due to this process described above), which mea... Read more

A:Vsadd-in Or Other Stuff On Win2k-notebook

Still try to follow the below steps if possible.please read and follow all instructions in the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log". You may have performed some of these steps already. About half way down are instructions for downloading HijackThis and creating a log.When you have done that, post a log in the HijackThis Logs and Analysis Forum, NOT here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer. If you post your log back in this thread, the response from the HJT Team will be delayed because your post will have to be moved. This means it will fall in line behind any others posted that same day.Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. Please include the top portion of the HijackThis log that lists version information. An expert will analyze your log and reply with instructions advising you what to fix.Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for... Read more

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Where do i start? can any one tell me why my browse speed decays to "0" after about 10 to 15 minutes on the web. Several friends who use the same ISP say they do not experience this problem. I wait 10,15 or more minutes for the rate to pick up again. if i am listening to real audio, after 30 seconds, it registers "net congestion" forever.
One trick i use is to go to the link "alltheweb" or sometimes the "hotmail" site will triger the bytes received to start moving. motorola has said they find no problem with my modem and my ISP "Freewwweb" tell me the same thing.

Soooo the problem may be in my P2-233, 64 meg RAM Netscape system. Again the problem! Rapid decay in browse speed with 5 or 10 minute waits for pages to change
 

A:world wide wait & wait & wait & wait ... ...

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Hi All: as Icy Lake appears to be basically vaporware for the X1C7 by most accounts, or at least not coming in the next, say, 3-6 months' time, my only two items that i'm waiting for are: -  Fibocom 860 (for its 2x2 antenna and MIMO capabilities) -  NFC (not that important but if available, why not?) i'm now wondering how smart it is to just wait and wait for the Fibocom 860 as there is no one who can tell me if and when it would arrive - if ever! the NFC is really not that important, but if available, why not? so, if eventually, the Fibocom 860 turns out to be never showing up, or if someone  knows that it won't show up, then i'm really ready to customize and order now (giving up the NFC which isn't that important to me). the issue is:  will the Fibocom 860 show up?

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HELP!
My laptop sat unactive for a week (or so) and lost battery power. Now when turning it on (after plugging in and charging battery) I can not get beyond the please wait screen. I have tried booting in safe mode and have tried last known good configuration. Still same result. It will go to Please Wait....the circle will turn.....it will flash black screen (like it is attempting to boot maybe) and then back to Please Wait.

My last resort is to try the factory recovery disks, but I am looking into other options so as not to lose pictures that may not be backed up.

A:please wait....flash black....please wait

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Do you have the Windows Vista CD?

If so boot from your Windows Vista CD and launch Startup Repair.

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Is anyone certified here??

Am working on and wanting to take the test on the last week of December.

I am watching professor messer vids.
Has any one tried test king?

Am getting the cram exam book next month.
 

A:getting N+ cert.

I am Network+ certified circa 2006. Anything you are looking for?
 

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Q: A+ cert

Hey, im just wondering if ne one knows the answer to this:
(since there are 2 parts to A+ cert.)
I took the old core hardware A+ test, 220-301, last summer, and i have school so i didnt take the other one. Now i want to take it the other half (OS), but there are new A+ tests now, so im wondering if i take the old OS test i still get the cert? Or is it useless? Or do i need to write both new ones?
THanks
 

A:A+ cert

Likely yes. Ask them. It all depends on whether they gave you a time frame by which you had to take the second test?
How much did you spend for the test taken? Did you pass well with a good score?
 

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Q: cert's

will there be certification on win xp?
 

A:cert's

the exams for win2k and XP will be interchangeable, from what i've heard. and so far, there won't be a required upgrade for current mcse's (for windows 2000)

you should check out http://www.microsoft.com/train_cert for more info...

 

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I'm currently in 60-780 Operating Systems class and we will be taking the Windows 7 Cert this October. Is there any advice to prepare myself for it other than study? Any links to something I should check out would be helpful. I'm new here so thanks for the help guys!

A:Windows 7 Cert.

Give this ago

Its really helpful

Microsoft Virtual Academy ? Free IT Training, Online Learning of Microsoft Technologies

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We have a working DA environment using a single server, we are planning to go NLB  and Multisite but MS advises not to use a self signed cert for NLS which we currently do use.
I have created a Web server cert for our NLS server following the below issued by our internal CA
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/directaccess/add-to-existing-vpn/step-1-configure-da-inf-davpn

I add the NLS cert on our DA server, click next and then go to apply the DA settings.
When I do this it says DNS name does not exist. I can create this manually before adding the cert but it gets removed. If I tick use self-signed cert the DNS name gets created automatically.
I can't understand what I'm doing wrong and why DA will not accept our CA issued NLS cert

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Hey all,

We've just set up a Cisco 3000 series VPN on our network, and are using an internal server here as the certificate server for the VPN clients.

Just one problem. I'm still fairly new to doing new things on Windows 2000.

So I've been going through Microslop's site trying to figure out exactly how to set up the certificate server here. But I haven't found anything which explains everything, or if I need to install something, (besdies Cisco's VPN client) on the client computers.

I've created a couple keys through Certificate Server, but have no idea how to go about using them, or how to view the keys like in NT, like;
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dsfjsfhajalf
asfsfghsgjhf
2klg4hjglufi
lashg9hgw
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You know, that big encrypted key.
So if anyone knows a quick explanation of this, or where to find a description of what I need to do, I will be forever indebted to you.
Thanks.
 

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Getting an invalid security cert. warning on chase.com. over the last 3 days on a home computer but not on other work computers at a different location. ?
 

A:invalid security cert

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has anyone taken this?
 

A:How hard is the N+ cert test?

your book and transceder together is what i would use. dont bother too much with the vce
 

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I installed ATA with the self signed certs as i was having trouble getting it to work.  Now that I have it working i want to put a real cert on the management site.  What is needed to complete this?  

Do i simply go to iis and change the cert?  
Do i also need to change it in the configuration page where it references it by ip address?
When i do that, do i need to redeploy / update the gateways?  

I am on 1.6 as of an hour ago.  Please reference the version number you are familiar with in your responses.  I would imagine that they are the similar if not identical but i want to be sure we are on the same page.  

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I recently read that a Netherlands CA, DigiNotar, had been hacked so updates are coming out to remove it from the CA list but that it should mostly affect Iran. So today I got an error message trying to access my bank (neither it nor I have any connection with Iran). The error message said "Peer's certificate has been revoked".

It seems too much of a coincidence for this to be unrelated so my question is whether the problem is wider-spread than the article said, or did one of the updates revoke a wider range of certificates than was needed, or did I just get unlucky?

Does anybody know what's going on with this problem? Thanks.
 

A:Revoked cert problem

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 740 @ 1.73GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 30 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 4084 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M, 1536 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 463819 MB, Free - 373230 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Qosmio X505-Q894
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

I keep getting a popup message about redirecting to a website that does not have a valid certificate, do i still want to proceed. This happens even when there is nothing else open on my computer. My computer had blue screened twice, done a check disk for errors spontaneously and can't successfully restore a previous windows restore point... although i think the windows restore issue is not related. I've had that issue since I bought the computer and even when it was put in for warranty for the issue it still couldn't update windows when they gave it back to me >.< I've backed up all my data. Thanks in advance for the assistance!
 

A:Go Daddy cert not valid.

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I am intrested in taking the A+ certification exams. I have no formal training in these areas. I have been an I.S. manager for 7 years but would like to pursue the cert. for personal gratification.
Can someone give me names of the best documentation for both hardware and software exams and any other advice that might be helpful.
thanks, Geno
 

A:Advice please, best book for A+ cert

The best books I found for studying for exams are by coriolis.

http://www.examcram2.com/
 

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Hi,

I'm getting an error msg on my own website after installing my Verisign SSL Seal. Certificate itself works fine, but the seal (click here to verify) is giving errors on one IE browser and not another.

Can you guys please help me by telling me if you see an error msg displayed on the IE information bar when you visit my page:

http://applesofgold.com/test.html

I'm getting an error with my new Verisign SSL cert on my computer at work but not at the one at home. Using IE on both computers, same version, v. 7.0. I don't get this error on FireFox on either computer.

The error I get is:

To help protect your security, IE has blocked this website from displaying content with security certificate errors.

I don't understand why it's showing up on my work computer and I'm hoping it's not showing up on other people's computers.

I would love it if I got a lot more computers checking to see if they get the same error.

Please help!

Thank you,
Afshin

A:Verisign SSL Cert Error on IE?

I did not try the link but I will offer a few words of advice though.

You do not want to go into any restricted sites at work and should wait till ya get home but if you cannot do that then here ya go.

Open IE7

Click Tools
Click Internet Options
Click the Security tab
Click the Internet icon
Click Custom level
Locate Display mixed content
Click the radio button next to Enable (the default setting is 'was Prompt'
Click OK to save your changes

Have fun!

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http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-024A.html

TCP and IP option leak.

If you, or any Cisco routers that you know of that directly face the Internet / do something silly like allow unACL'd web admin access, please upgrade IOS.
 

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Our Nessus vulnerability scanner has been flagging our computers with the following vulnerability: SSL Certificate Signed Using Weak Hashing Algorithm

Basically what it's telling us is that we need to upgrade the local Remote Desktop Certificate from SHA1 to SHA2.

These certificates are self-signed and self-generated by the local machine. If you look at the certificate you'll see that theIssued to: and Issued by: fields show the name of the local machine.

The question is: how do these auto-generated, self-signed certificates, which are currently SHA1, get upgraded to SHA2? Remember, these are not created by the local Enterprise CA, they're auto-generated by the local machine itself for Microsoft-branded software such as AD and RDC.

Looking for ideas/suggestions on how to do this.

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An Introduction to Malware by CERT-UK:

https://www.cert.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/An-introduction-to-malware.pdf

An excellent, easily understood guide that covers the bare essentials of malware types - such as trojans, rasomware, phishing, keyloggers, rootkits, etc.

First rate infos.
 

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Hey guys,

I have a few questions about how Windows 7 handles checking the internet for new certs and CRL's. We are looking to run Windows 7 Embedded in an offline configuration that still relies on creating a secure SSL negotiation with an in-house web application.
We're exploring options such as opening the our network's firewall to allow outbound access to GoDaddy\Microsoft CRL's and Microsoft's cert repository that it can get new Trusted Root certs from

1. When and how often does Windows check for new root certificates?
2. When and how often does Windows check the CRL's for cert revocations?
3. What websites does Windows look at for Microsoft's CRL and cert repository?

Thanks!

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I have lost an ATA environment previously (late last year) because i did not deal with the expiring self-signed cert.  How do i tell if my recently built ATA environment is going to suffer the same fate?  Is there a quick check i can do to see
when the cert expires?

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Dear all,
ATA cert in lightgateway DC or gateway are going to be expired. how can I update the cert?
regards,
stan

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I successfully installed win98se / win2k / winxp (in that order) and had them all functioning properly using the windows boot loader. Well at least for a while. Today I tried to boot into win2k and it loaded to the point where it displayed my desktop wallpaper. It did not load the tasbar or start menu, and ctrl+alt+del did nothing. After a few minutes, it played the sound it plays when it loads up, and started flashing repeatedly the messages "Loading your configuration" and "Saving your configuration" or somesuch. It would not stop playing the sound and flashing those messages until I reset the machine. I then attempted to boot into XP, which ran chkdsk and said it "fixed" something in my win2k partition.

Any ideas what this could be and how I might fix it?
 

A:win98se/win2k/winxp multiboot will not fully load win2k anymore

Don't exactly know what the problem is but you could try doing a repair install using the win2k CD. All your files and stuff won't be affected but to be safe backup your files first.
 

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hello,

Do i need a certificate server to deploy EAP-TLS to laptops? We have a godaddy certficate that we purchased for our wireless network and i'm wondering if i can use that? I can push out the certificate via GPO, right? My main question is do i need to install
an CA server because we need to generate a client certificate. We are using NPS and cisco wireless controller. EAP-PEAP works, but my company wants to move to EAP-TLS.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.  

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Hello All,

I just found out the the self signed cert I was using on the center machine has expired. I figured no big deal I will change out the cert and everything will be fine. I tried to go to the web page to login to ATA and found not page available. I notice the
service was not running on the center machine. I tried to start the service and the service will not start. I found the following error in the error logs:

2018-02-12 17:58:17.7830 1948 5   00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 Error [SecretManager] Microsoft.Tri.Infrastructure.ExtendedException: Certificate is invalid [CertificateThumbprint=C2C1B90EE5CFDBFB6F2A0352EC88864029740A25]
   at Microsoft.Tri.Infrastructure.Framework.SecretManager.UpdateMutableConfiguration(SecretManagerConfiguration configuration)
   at Microsoft.Tri.Infrastructure.ActionExtension.<>c__DisplayClass1_0`1.<ToAsync>b__0(TItem _)
   at Microsoft.Tri.Infrastructure.Framework.ConfigurationManager`2.<>c__DisplayClass17_0`1.<<RegisterConfigurationAsync>b__0>d.MoveNext()
--- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown ---
   at System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.ExceptionDispatchInfo.Throw()
   at System.Runtime.CompilerServices.TaskAwaiter.HandleNonSuccessAndDebuggerNotification(Task task)
   at Microsoft.Tri.Infrastructure.Framework.ConfigurationManager`2.<RegisterConfigurationAsync>d__19.MoveNext()
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Good Day to all. I hope you are fine and doing well.

I need your help about the Establishing the CERT/CSIRT

I am in phase of planning the CERT Process and Team. I will appreciate if you can help me for the following questions:

1. What Scope the CERT should have ideally it should address the incidents related to the information security i.e. Confidentiality/Integrity/Availability, but what will be the role of CERT in case of Physical Security Breach or Theft of Critical Hardware?

2. Should CSIRT also come in action in case of any IT Security Policy violation for example Pornography although it does not hit the three pillars of the IT Security CIA but it is against the company policy so who is going to take care of such policy violation?

3. How can I define the categorize incidents levels should I do it at high level for example DoS Attack, Hacking, Virus and Malicious Program and Unauthorized Access to Information or I should be more specific and define each incident in detail.
 

A:Establishing Scope of CERT/CSIRT

2. Considering that porn sites are known to install malware, I think CSIRT should come and do a scan. If nothing malicious is found, the team could at least wag a finger at the user. But, porn surfing can also be taken care of with a content filter at the gate.

3. Are you trying to assign priority to incident response? What do you want to use the levels for?
 

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Whenever I try to play certain games on my Compaq 5420 d/top w/ Win. XP, about 5 to 10 mins. into the game, the keyboard locks up & the "half-moon" hibernation light comes on on the keyboard, however the rest of the computer & the game running continue to run fine, with both mouse or gamepad continuing to function normally.
This problem only seems to happen with Tomb raider 3 & Dungeon keeper 2 as well as Blaxun contact 4.4 ( a client prog. for the "Cybertown" 3d chat site).
 

A:Keyboard goes to sleep in cert. games

Just a few suggestions...

Try turning off all power saving features...

If that is a no go try uninstalling the games and reinstalling them under the compatibility mode Right click on the Setup.exe goto properties - the compatibility mode tab and check the box for run under compatibility mode and select the OS the game was designed for...
 

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Chrome decided to change the way they handle SSL certs and apparently the common name is no longer enough to pass validation.  So i am scrambling to change all of our SSL certs that we issue from our CA.  Because of this I have to update the ATA
web interface cert.  

When i go to the ATA console and select my new cert, my gateways sync up and when i try to activate it, it says activation failed.  I saw in another post to check a log file and here is my result.  Can anyone give me any info on what is going on
here? 


2017-04-30 03:13:45.7643 3052 393 d6bb349f-57b7-490b-841d-d9cd8b2039ae Error [CryptographicException] System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException: Bad Key.

   at System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException.ThrowCryptographicException(Int32 hr)
   at System.Security.Cryptography.RSACryptoServiceProvider.DecryptKey(SafeKeyHandle pKeyContext, Byte[] pbEncryptedKey, Int32 cbEncryptedKey, Boolean fOAEP, ObjectHandleOnStack ohRetDecryptedKey)
   at System.Security.Cryptography.RSACryptoServiceProvider.Decrypt(Byte[] rgb, Boolean fOAEP)
   at Microsoft.Tri.Infrastructure.Utils.SecurityProvider.ReencryptAsymmetric(Byte[] encryptedData, X509Certificate2 sourceCertificate, X509Certificate2 destinationCertificate)
   at Microsoft.Tri.Center.Management.Controllers.SystemProfileController.<UpdateGatewayConfigurationsAsync>d__16.MoveNext()
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Dell latitude d630 with smart card reader.
I want to use a smart card for authentication without a CA.
I kind of wonder if I can use any smart card of my choice (gas, groceries, credit) as an authentication device.
Can WinXp read the card, confirm my request to use it, and drive on?
Again, I want to use a self cert, or un-cert, card, a one-off card, as auth for my laptop.
Any suggestions?
 

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I have one PC setup with Win2K Professional. It is used as a game server, sharing the cable modem, file server, and web server. I am replacing it with another PC that has Win2K Server. I have saved all the security updates from the old pc (in the Q######_whatever.exe format). Should I apply these updates to the new PC? I have about 30 of these updates. I've went to the Windows update site and got all the critical updates, but I know there are other bugs out there and I'd like to have this PC as secure as possible.

Thanks in advance!

Cory
 

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Hi all,

Got a question if you please..

We recently installed an SSL cert as we were getting annoyed with the self cert ones.

Since we've installed this SSL cert our out of office isn't working. You can enable it either in outlook or OWA and set the message to both internal and external, but its just not actually being sent internal or externally.

It was working fine before the ssl was installed, but not afterwards. Any idea on where I need to look for this?

Thanks
Matt
 

A:Out of Office stopped working since SSL cert installed

Sorry - I also want to add that all the pc's are for some reason set to use outlook anywhere (even though half of them are internal users only.. Not sure why or how that was setup?!)

Test exchange connectivity site came up with:

Testing SSL mutual authentication with the RPC proxy server.
Verification of mutual authentication failed.
Tell me more about this issue and how to resolve it
Additional Details

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/445d87c5-422f-4249-821b-0c805a058ff4.aspx
That site above tells you what it should match, our SSL cert says mail.domain.com and on the http over rpc it also shows as being "msstd:mail.domain.com"

Thanks
Matt
 

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I'm running Windows XP, and everytime I try to delete stuff off my desktop, I get an error that says my hard disk is full (it isn't) or is locked (it isn't). Furthermore, my validation keeps failing (the OS was loaded from the factory), I can't run some programs (Windows Media Player, QuickTime, HijackThis, maybe a few others), and the computer takes eons to start up. Can someone help me out here? I'm about ready to throw the computer into the wall and go Office Space on it.

A:Help desperately needed (can't delete stuff, validation keeps failing, other stuff)

Check out this page on Microsoft Validation..

Cheers!

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Hiya

I think one of the Moderators changed my title of my last post so I have put it like this. The CERT/CC is a recognised security site.

CERTŪ Advisory CA-2001-28 Automatic Execution of Macros

An intruder can include a specially crafted macro in a Microsoft Excel or PowerPoint document that can avoid detection and run automatically regardless of the security settings specified by the user

Systems running:
Windows
Microsoft Excel 2000
Microsoft Excel 2002
Microsoft PowerPoint 2000
Microsoft PowerPoint 2002
Macintosh
Microsoft Excel 98
Microsoft Excel 2001
Microsoft PowerPoint 98
Microsoft PowerPoint 2001

http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2001-28.html

Regards

eddie
 

A:Office Security Issue: leading to CERT/CC link

Yes, Eddie. I did. This forum is really for questions, not tips/tricks or informational articles, but I thought we'd leave it in here for a while. I'd like you to copy your above post and place it in the original. I'll change the title of it again:

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?threadid=54911

(I don't want this thread posted twice. Next time, please just email me or any other moderator or "Report this thread."
 

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If you use the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Apple Safari browsers to conduct PayPal transactions, now would be a good time to switch over to the decidedly more secure Firefox alternative.
That's because a hacker on Monday published a counterfeit secure sockets layer certificate that exploits a gaping hole in a Microsoft library used by all three of those browsers. Although the certificate is fraudulent, it appears to all three to be a completely legitimate credential vouching for the online payment service. The bug was disclosed more than nine weeks ago, but Microsoft has yet to fix it.



Source -
IE, Chrome, Safari duped by bogus PayPal SSL cert ? The Register

A:IE, Chrome, Safari duped by bogus PayPal SSL cert.

Yet another reason to use firefox. I have for years.

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Hi,

Ran a full scan on my comp and it says it detected 5 dangerous events. The option to disinfect was grayed out (I use Kapersky Lab) - I only have quarantine as an option and when I picked that, it asked me to choose what file to open. Eh? Does the fact that my antivirus already detected the events mean it's been handled or I need to do something? Because earlier a security certificate window kept popping up, asking me if I want to install it. I didn't, of course, and worked up the courage to delete all the files the antivirus detected as threats.

....That may have been a stupid move, y/y? The window is still popping up but not as frequently. Is it even a related problem?

I am IT-blind *whimper* My Hijack log below. Thank you!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:06:09 PM, on 12/7/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2009\avp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDLL32.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Rund... Read more

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US-CERT is aware of a recent surge in fraudulent phishing e-mail messages. The messages, claiming to be from the United States National Medical Association, contain a...link that, when followed, will direct the user to a malicious website. These messages are not from any United States government agency...us-cert.gov

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Like you know how people take videos of games they play and feed it into their PC so it is on there? What do I need... and what kind of stuff is possible? Could I transfer a tape from a VCR? A DVD? Or just games? Give me all the information you can because I know nothing about any of this.

How expensive would this be? I hope not too much... If it is something that is selling software with it, but thats what makes it expensive, tell me the way to get it without the software so it is cheaper. I have plenty of video editing programs and stuff, I just need to get the stuff there.
 

A:So give me URLs, names of products, stuff I need to get stuff from TV to PC...

I believe the name of what I am looking for is a capture cable, that takes whatever is displayed on the screen and saves the video on the computer.
 

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Hi,

We've installed ATA in our demo environemnt more than a year ago.
When I verified the config, I noticed that the ATAcenter and ATACOnsole certificate are expired.

Because of this, none of the ATA services can start, and I'm not able to renew the certs from the ATA console.

Is there a way to manually update the certificate, without the need to use the console?

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So, like many of us who dont have resources to monitor every little detail of our network/infrastructure, and rely on products being self-sustaining, i did not know i would lose my ATA investment because a cert expired.  Where else does that happen? 
How can there not be any kind of recovery option for ATA Admins if they didnt catch the cert renewal in time?  
That said, since it already happened, it looks like my only option is to start over from scratch.  Does anyone have all the steps needed to remove my current ATA infrastructure completely, and then build a new one in its place?  I know where the
docs are for deploying a new ATA, but my scenario includes an existing, dead ATA deployment that cant be undone normally because i cant get into the system to "undo it".  I would appreciate any guidance on the best approach for removing an ATA
Center and two Lightweight Gateways (and anything else i've forgotten that i would need to know).  And then for starting over, is there anything i should know when about deploying a new ATA Center when an existing one was present.  Finally, is there
anything i can salvage from my dead ATA?
Thanks!

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Few of my Classmates have written the 70-680 exam recently, and they failed,, they said there were couple of questions from Server 2008.
I am confused whether to write the exam or not?

If someone has written the cert recently, please tell me the correct scenario
 

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Dears

Hi, I Faced below Error in all my virtual machines in our Domain, how can I fix it?its a big headache for me.

note:We don't use template in office and also CA cert was done till 2020.

Error 0xc800042d

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I am wondering if there is a way to trust a SHA1 cert? We use Oracle and our version does not support SHA2. It is internal only and never sees the internet. We fully understand SHA1 and the risks. We don't want to trust them all, just our 1 cert used internally.
If its a matter of trusting them all or lowering security settings, we would consider this for our Intranet zone until we can upgrade Oracle.
Thanks.

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