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phone shoretel tech

How To Look Up Phone Service Providers By Area Code and Extension

Sometimes you need to not only know where a phone number is dialing from (area codes tell you this) but who provides the phone number, and whether it’s a cell phone or not. Typically you can get all this information from one website. Here’s how to do it and how to interpret what comes back. […]

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cyberoam daily firewall tech user security

Create Facebook Schedule With Cyberoam

I’ve noticed a lot of people asking about how to schedule when a user can or can’t use Facebook. This is pretty easy to do in Cyberoam, you can either do it globally, or on a per user basis. I’ll show you how to do this on a global basis. If you want to do this […]

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daily Systems Administration tech

Add Hyperlinked Pictures to Outlook 2007 Signatures

I had an interesting question come up yesterday about how to put a Facebook Like button in an Outlook signature. At first I thought the obvious answer was that it was not possible. What the user was really asking though was if we could put a Facebook link button/graphic in a signature or not. I […]

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Systems Administration tech

Cleanly Removing a User Profile from Windows 7

One IT trick I learned a long time ago that seems to fix a lot of problems, especially with users who’ve been in a Windows system for years, is called “Rebuilding A Profile”. The most dramatic example of problems caused by a corrupted user profile that I’ve come across was from an old engineer at the […]

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phone shoretel tech

How to Swap out a T1 Voice Switch Shoretel

Short one today. I’ve been having a few issues with phone calls here, so after getting a new circuit and all that the problem didn’t resolve, so i’m thinking it’s our T1 switch. I wanted to make a few notes on how to go about swapping them out.  Step 1 – First set up the […]