Software is any set of instructions that directs a computer to perform specific tasks or operations. Computer software consists of programs, libraries and related non-executable data (such as documentation). Computer software is non-tangible, contrasted with computer hardware, which is the physical component of computers. Software written in a machine language is known as "machine code". However, in practice, software is usually written in high-level programming languages than machine language. High-level languages are translated into machine language using a compiler or interpreter or a combination of the two.

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Cloud Class® Course: MCSA MCSE Windows Server 2012
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Cloud Class® Course: MCSA MCSE Windows Server 2012

This course teaches how to install and configure Windows Server 2012 R2.  It is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

This is more a request for advice rather than a problem to solve. We have a client with a single host server running 2 VMs via Hyper-V. The server is a good spec HP with 64GB or RAM and 16 cores. The host VMS are a PDC and an application server. The application server runs a client/server legal document management software system. There are 25 users and some have complained about the speed of the software. The software can hang, crash etc. The client machines are very good spec - 16GB, SSD, i7 Windows 10 Pro - GB NIC.

My question is would it be worthwhile in this scenario putting in a 10GB network. Purchase a 10GB card for the server and a new Switch cable of running the backbone?

The files they open on the legal system are mainly office and PDF documents.

I would be interested to know if anyone had done this to address this type of issue before.
I have an Epson Workforce DS-560 scanner with ADF.  It uses the Epson Scan software on my laptop and connects to the scanner via my WLAN.

I have recently purchased an Epson Workforce ES-300W portable scanner and plan to use it via USB connection to the same laptop.  Will this cause any issues trying to use both scanners on the same laptop??  Do they both use the same Epson Scan software?
Hello all,
I need to install a third party software called as LabJack.exe before or after the client installs my application using the setup file I provide.

Is there anyway I could accomplish this using Visual Studio 2013 Setup project?

Secondly, If I succeed in doing the above,  the setup should check if the third party software is already installed on the client machine, if not, it should be install the third party software.
If the third party software already exists, my setup should skip installing it again.

Any suggestions, is highly appreciated.

We have a YouTube channel and have over 200 videos uploaded to it.

The plan is now that we would like to download all our videos from YouTube to our PC or an external hard drive.

I have found that one video at a time can be downloaded from our YouTube channel with YouTube's Creator Studio.

There should be a way of downloading all videos at one time.

How would we download all our videos from our YouTube channel?


I have a few users with VNC on their desktop.  It creates a shortcut down by the clock (which I always drag down in their profile so it is easy to find).    They have to right click and connect to listening vnc viewer and then type in my address.   Is there a way to create a shortcut on the desktop that does that directly.   Many of my users seem to have difficulty finding the clock down in the bottom right corner of their screen or identifying the small vnc icon or right clicking or typing in the address after I give them the address about 10 times in a row they'll ask where the icon is again.    Everyone is running windows 8.1 or 10.   Most of us are running 6.1 or newer.  I found some commands for vnc4 and 5 that seem like you put in -connect IPAddress after the server executable but it can't connect to IPs when I run it even though if you right click and connect it works.

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A client has an ACER ChromeBook and runs a program called HUDL.
Recently when he views the videos, the application closes with no errors and to return to it, he has to restart the browser and connect to HUDL again.
After some research on this computer, I found that when I tried to update the browser it came up with a message stating :

End of support >> see the attached file for the screen shot.

Does this mean that the laptop can no longer handle the newer technology of this website?

and if so what are my options?

thanks in advance.
I have an issue with Sheriff computer protection system. The main goal of the implementation is to keep a few very important machines in the constant state. I experience an issue with domain membership. About once a month the protected machine loses trust relationship with the domain. I have to remove the machine from the domain and join it back. Therefore I have two questions:

1. How can I solve the issue with the domain membership?
2. Is there any other robust solution? What software/hardware would you suggest?

Thank in advance
We have a couple of Cisco 3560 devices and since they are end of life now, I can't get support.  I wanted to upgrade the IOS to the latest version, but need assistance.  We presently have the following IOS version:

C3560 Software (C3560-IPBASE-M), Version 12.2(35)SE5,

I also wanted to know which version would be best, if optionable.

I used to use This Acronis Drive Monitor free software for SATA drive (the name of the file is ADM_en-us.exe).
The Lenovo T470 has mSATA drive; I tried to use the above software for Lenovo T470, but did not work.

Question: Is there a free software for mSATA drive monitor please.

Cloud Class® Course: Microsoft Office 2010
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Cloud Class® Course: Microsoft Office 2010

This course will introduce you to the interfaces and features of Microsoft Office 2010 Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access. You will learn about the features that are shared between all products in the Office suite, as well as the new features that are product specific.

Im getting started to learn VB.NET and ASP.  I am coming from a background with some experience in VB6.  

What software tools do I need in order to develop a webpage with VB.NET and ASP?  Do I need a specific web server from Microsoft?  If so, what version?  Do I need Visual Studio?  If so, what version.  What is needed to begin setting up ASP?  Is that automatically built-in to the web server?

Also, what is the difference between ASP and, if any?

I came across the following article
We have a very large deployment of VDI VMware Horizon and we use AutoConnect Location-based Printing for VMware View.
We do use XenApp platinum and we are considering to consolidate with Citrix XenDesktop Platinum and consolidate replacing VMware Horizon.

The AutoConnect Location-based Printing for VMware View group policy setting is a name translation table. You use each row in the table to identify a specific printer and define a set of translation rules for that printer. The translation rules determine whether the printer is mapped to the VMware View desktop for a particular client.

When a user connects to a VMware View desktop, View Manager compares the client system to the translation rules associated with each printer in the table. If the client system meets all of the translation rules set for a printer, or if a printer has no associated translation rules, View Manager maps the printer to the VMware View desktop during the user’s session.

With XenDesktop is there a similar feature to accomplish the same or similar functionality?
Have several folders I would like to encrypt and send to the cloud. Is BitLockering them enough, or should I use a third party software for such?
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From previous  jobs that has been done

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PLEASE READ ENTIRE QUESTION--I am looking for a recommendation from someone who had had FIRST HAND EXPERIENCE with software for an electrical contractor; this electrical contractor works in both the commercial and residential markets and does work on new as well as existing properties. They are looking for a solution that incorporates construction accounting (G/L, A/R, A/P, etc.), a service module for work orders, scheduling, dispatching, as well as T&M billing (mobile tracking included), along with a mobile app that includes invoicing & payments. They also want project and materials management for their bigger commercial projects, and proposal management that can easily be turned into actual jobs.  PLEASE DO NOT SEND ME LINKS TO SITES THAT COMPARE SOFTWARE as I have already done that myself--I have looked at a lot of sites that contrast and compare supposed constructor specific software but when I call and speak to these companies most are general purpose companies and DO NOT have the special and unique features needed in the electrical construction, maintenance and repair business. That is why I am asking for recommendation only from those who have had first-hand experience with actually using and/or implementing software in this very specific industry. They DO NOT want a solution that calls for combining solutions from many different companies, Thank you very much for your time.
Deployed  applications stalled on 'waiting to begin installation'  on software manager on a windows 10 client. Please advise how to go about troubleshooting this. Some applications did installed successfully. I am just getting introduced to SCCM and manager console.

We have a Windows 10 PC; Microsoft Surface Studio, which has a touchscreen.

We would like to use whiteboard software on this created mainly for use for brainstorming sessions.

Microsoft Whiteboard preview has been an application we have been using and now with Microsoft Whiteboard there are slightly more features available.

Although Microsoft Whiteboard seems viable, I feel there are not enough features available.

What would you recommend as the best free whiteboard software that is feature rich?

I am unable to connect to a remote site using Citrix Receiver software through our SonicWALL NSA 2600 firewall.
This is the case on several machines behind out firewall, when I test on a computer outside of out firewall the Citrix Receiver works OK.

The remote site is a vendor's site that we have no control over and they require that we use Citrix Receiver in order o connect to their web-server, the connection will not establish though and just gets stuck "negotiating" the connect. Or the reciever disappears and a black window appears instead of the remote machine.
I have been asked to configure two new ASA5506X for two sites to replace the two which currently are in place and working and are ASA5505’s.

The ASA 5506’s software version is 9.8(2) - The ASA 5505’s software version is 8.2(5)59

I am completely out of my depth configuring the ASA 5506X to the same configuration as the ASA 5505’s

One site is in London and the second site is 150 miles away and both sites are connected using a Site to Site VPN tunnel.  There is a third site which both ASA’s in the UK connect to via VPN in the USA which I have no control over although I did originally configure the ASA and send it out, but it has been replaced since.  So, there is a three-way VPN connection between all three sites.

I have managed to setup the internal IP addresses on the new ASA’s and can connect to them via ASDM and console.

I am looking for help in taking the configuration from the existing ASA 5505’s and making it work in the two new ASA 5506x’s

I am not Cisco trained and it must work first time when someone goes to site to replace the ASA’s and the VPN’s MUST work between all three sites, two in the UK and one in the USA.
Cloud Class® Course: CompTIA Cloud+
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Cloud Class® Course: CompTIA Cloud+

The CompTIA Cloud+ Basic training course will teach you about cloud concepts and models, data storage, networking, and network infrastructure.

We are allowing one of our Software Vendors to relay emails from their Cloud Application on Amazon AWS thru our Exchange Server.  The application is sending notifications to certain people within our organization.  The emails are coming from an internal email address I created so its coming from our domain.  It was working perfectly then the software vendor changed AWS servers but kept the same IP Address and now we are only getting a few of the emails?  We did not change anything on our end and I am puzzled as to why it is no longer working?  Anyone have any ideas?  I had setup anew SMTP connector for them to relay thru and have checked all of the settings.  They set me up with a test site from their Server so I could test as I was troubleshooting.  I have had a few of the test emails got hru randomly, but most fail wit this error message:

Database: CTixPROD

ErrorType: System.Net.Sockets.SocketException

MethodName: TryCatch ~ System.Net.Sockets.Socket.DoConnect()

ErrorMessage: A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond

StackTrace: at System.Net.Sockets.Socket.DoConnect(EndPoint endPointSnapshot, SocketAddress socketAddress) at System.Net.ServicePoint.ConnectSocketInternal(Boolean connectFailure, Socket s4, Socket s6, Socket& socket, IPAddress& address, ConnectSocketState state, IAsyncResult …
Hello ,

i have a asr 903 and i have problem with PBR , when i apply the route-map on the interface , traffic is not following next-hop in route-map policy , but always use default routing

ASR#sh ver
Cisco IOS XE Software, Version 03.18.03.SP.156-2.SP3-ext
Cisco IOS Software, ASR900 Software (PPC_LINUX_IOSD-UNIVERSALK9-M), Version 15.6(2)SP3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc4)

route-map ToInternet permit 10
 match ip address 101
 set ip next-hop

interface GigabitEthernet0/2/7
 description vers XXX
 ip address xxxx
 no ip redirects
 no ip unreachables
 no ip proxy-arp
 ip policy route-map ToInternet
 ip ospf message-digest-key 100 md5 7 XXXXX
 ip ospf network point-to-point
 negotiation auto

access-list 101 permit ip XXX.XXX.XXX.0 any

ASR#sh route-map ToInternet
route-map ToInternet, permit, sequence 10
  Match clauses:
    ip address (access-lists): 101
  Set clauses:
    ip next-hop XXX.XXX.XXX.189
  Policy routing matches: 0 packets, 0 bytes

 it work well on ASR 1006

does PBR work on ASR 903 ?
Loading Peachtree 2011 on Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Home it hangs on installation.  (Sage Intergration service)

All security is turned off (virus, firewall, etc)   One of the machines that I am reloading had Peachtree on it, but I had to uninstall for installing on a different network location.  Since it was on this computer for about a  year I would think something must be in be in the updates that is causing the ?
Is there any software that can record desktop screen. I am working on a SAP project which requires picking data 1 by 1 from the excel file and then  going to SAP field and thus saving it.
I have a Button trigger Microsoft Flow that sends my latitude/longitude to Excel. When I first run the Flow, I get an accurate data reading. However, when I walk a few steps (15 feet) and run the Flow again, instead of an accurate data reading, I get the same exact reading as the first time. Then, I walk another few steps and run the Flow. I get the same latitude and longitude readings AGAIN. It also does this if the data goes into Google sheet, or SharePoint list.

Is there a way to "reset" or "reinitialize" the latitude and longitude so each Flow returns a correct reading? Is there a default "time-out" that I can alter to enable the next Button trigger to get an accurate reading? Or maybe a way to "flush" the previous reading and get a refreshed reading?

I am attempting to get these coordinates for a tank farm - and this application would be way more efficient than looking a Google maps, dropping a pin, copying the latitude and longitude from the map screen and then switching to Excel and then pasting the coordinates. And then, repeat another 200 times.

I also tried doing this in PowerApps. Same problem.

Mapping software can show a location in real time while walking/driving, so there it IS possible to get a steady stream of geo data coming into the phone in real time.
Every time the software attempts to update itself I receive the message above.

The software does not have a problem updating its spyware database.
Have any of you seen the message above?

Windows 10 Dell Inspiron 15R







Software is any set of instructions that directs a computer to perform specific tasks or operations. Computer software consists of programs, libraries and related non-executable data (such as documentation). Computer software is non-tangible, contrasted with computer hardware, which is the physical component of computers. Software written in a machine language is known as "machine code". However, in practice, software is usually written in high-level programming languages than machine language. High-level languages are translated into machine language using a compiler or interpreter or a combination of the two.