Posts Tagged ‘IT’

The Importance of Safe Social Networking

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Know the Risks

No matter how real online interactions seem, they’re not quite like hanging out with friends because you never know for sure who you’re connecting with. You may be revealing personal details to a much wider audience than you realize–a mix of family, buddies, acquaintances, co-workers–and complete strangers.

When ordinarily you might share only a part of your life with any one person–intimate details with close friends, complaints about your work load with colleagues–online you may be sharing everything with everybody. Unlike a private conversation, after information has been published on the Internet, it’s effectively there forever. It’s available to future employers, friends, job recruiters, and others with consequences you may be unable to imagine.Most people you’ll meet online are genuine and decent, but just as in the rest of the world, some are up to no good. They could misuse the information you disclose to tarnish your reputation, harass you, steal your identity, even jeopardize your physical safety. They could also try to break into your computer to plant spyware, or exploit your PC to send spam or commit crimes. (more…)


Wednesday, August 4th, 2010
Hello, today we’ve decided to share our experience with Windows 7 and especially how to set an automatic shutdown of the PC after the backup is completed.
  1. Open Task Scheduler.
  2. Create a new basic task.
  3. Enter a description for the task.
    Create Basic Task (more…)


Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Lots of people are asking me lately “How to find my MAC address?”, so here it is — pretty simple.

Before we move to the step-by-step instructions I would like to add some theory.

According to Wikipedia MAC address is:-

In computer networking, a Media Access Control address (MAC address) is a unique identifier assigned to most network adapters or network interface cards (NICs) by the manufacturer for identification, and used in the Media Access Control protocol sub-layer. If assigned by the manufacturer, a MAC address usually encodes the manufacturer’s registered identification number. It may also be known as an Ethernet Hardware Address (EHA), hardware address, adapter address, or physical address.

Step 1/ Windows

Go to Start Menu > Run. That will open a small new window. Type the following in the console and you will see another window with black background:- (more…)