Tech Tips for the Field

by John Roller

January, 2006

  • Shared Comptuer Toolkit

    This locks down the computer and discards changes at logoff. http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/sharedaccess/default.mspx
  • Port Query Tool

    Ever tried to troubleshoot application communications? This free utility will tell you if a computer is listening on a specified port. http://support.microsoft.com/?id=310099
  • Outlook PST Compaction

    Delete lots of e-mails from your pst lately? You should compact it as well. In Outlook, go to File, Data File Management, double-click on your pst, then choose Compact Now.