Disable the Plug and Play device instead of uninstalling a device that you do not want enabled but that should remain

***************************** illegal for non-trainer use ****************************** Introduction When you use Device Manager to uninstall a device driver, the device driver is removed from memory but not from the hard disk. Until you remove the device, Windows automatically reloads the driver the next time the computer is restarted. You uninstall a Plug and Play device by disconnecting or removing the device from your computer. Some devices, such as cards that plug into the motherboard,...

Counter Log File Formats

Comma-delimited iog fiie (with a .csv extension) To export log data into a spreadsheet program Tab-delimited log file (with a .tsv extension) To export log data into a spreadsheet program Sequential, binary-format log file (with a .big extension) To record data instances that are intermittent Circular, binary-format log file (with a .big extension) To record data continuously to same log file Name of an existing SQL database and log set within the database where performance data will be read or...

How to Identify and Resolve Network Bottlenecks

Network Utilization (in Task Manager) Upgrade network adapter or physical network Perform further analysis to determine cause of problem Less than 50 of the capacity of the bandwidth of the network card Upgrade network adapter or physical network *****************************illegal for non-trainer use ****************************** Introduction Network bottlenecks are difficult to monitor because most networks are complex. Also, many elements can affect the performance of the network. You can...

How to Identify and Resolve Memory Bottlenecks

Find the process that is causing paging Add RAM Find the process that is using RAM Add RAM Find the process that is using RAM Add RAM Check for memory leak in application Find the process that is causing paging Add RAM *****************************illegal for non trainer use ****************************** Introduction The most common resource bottleneck in servers is caused by lack of memory. Adding memory is the most effective way to improve server performance. In Microsoft Windows Server...

Use to access previous versions of files

Previous versions on client computers Before users can use and access shadow copies, they must install the client software for shadow copies. The client software allows users to access previous versions of their files and folders from a shared folder. Shadow copies are copies of files that are located on the server and appear as previous versions on the client computers. Shadow copies can be used on both servers and clients to view and locate previous versions of files. Both views are created...

Practice Monitoring Network Usage

In this practice, you will configure System In this practice, you will configure System Monitor to monitor selected network counters. You are the systems administrator for an organizational unit on a large network. Recently, you installed an application on a server. Since you installed the application, users are complaining that the system is slow. You want to monitor the network connection to determine whether it is causing the bottleneck. 1. Log on to nwtraders as ComputerUser using your...