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Compress files in Windows

As a Windows Network Administrator I always have to make space delete unneeded files, archive old files, compress files that we don’t need but we might need at some point. I don’t use the same compression method every time, because the scenario is different. Here are a three compression methods for Windows. Compress Files Using the NTFS Compression This method of compression only works on NTFS partitions. You don’t have the option for a FAT or FAT32 partition. The most usual …

Troubleshoot a Slow Computer Network – Your Computer is Slow and Not the Network

… network card and test the data transfers afterwards. The computer is outdated and it runs software that needs more resources. Troubleshoot: change the computer. Slow hard-drive. The hard-drive will always be the computer’s bottle neck. It is the slowest part of a desktop computer. Old hard-disks are very often seen in new computers. Hard-disk fragmentation is a frequent reason for slow computers. Troubleshoot: Defragment often your hard-drive and reserve a 25% free space on the drive. The …

How to send emails from a batch file in Windows

… Outlook message, but this wasn’t the case. We then decided to let the application do only the report generation and we were going to compress and email the files using other software. First of all there are several applications of the type “Automatic Email Senders“. The “Automatic Email Senders” software applications are very complex, take space on the hard-drive and cost money. Our solution is a free solution for the regular small business network administrator, who …