Tag: Microsoft

Will the Real S-1-7-23-3394466182-97151736-2635146241-1084 Please Stand?

Sometimes security measures can be completely correct and at the same time, completely useless. Such is the case when viewing the logs of a user added to the local Administrators group on a Windows 2003 server. Here is what an

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Why Windows Can Always Lose Logs

Note: The following post applies to Windows versions prior to Vista. I have not researched how logging has changed in versions greater than Vista. I can only assume and hope that is has changed for the better in new versions.

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You’ll Take Vista and Like It!

Awhile back I bought a new Toshiba laptop. I got a great deal and it looked like it would serve my needs just fine. I knew exactly how I was going to use it. When powering new computers on for

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