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HOWTO Add or remove a digital signature in Office documents

What is a digital signature?

Digital signatures is used to authenticate digital information — such as documents, e-mail messages, and macros — by using computer cryptography. Digital signatures help to establish the following assurances:
Authenticity The digital signature helps to assure that the signer is who he or she claims to be.Integrity The digital signature helps to assure that the content has not been changed or tampered with since it was digitally signed.Non-repudiation The digital signature helps to prove to all parties the origin of the signed content. "Repudiation" refers to the act of a signer's denying any association with the signed content.

HOWTO fix "You do not have permission to send to this recipient."?

This is a mailbox permission issue.  Here's the step by step procedure to assign the permission.

For example.
John King will give permission to Mary Queen to open his mailbox and send on behalf while he's out.

Open Active Directory (AD)Go to the User OU, right click on John King propertiesClick Exchange Advanced, click Mailbox Rights.In Mailbox Rights, click Add Mary Queen, and give PermissionPut check on Delete mailbox storage, Read permissions, Take ownership, and Full mailbox access. Click OKClick Exchange GeneralClick Delivery OptionsIn Send on behalf, click Add Mary Queen, then click OK
We just completed giving the right permission to Mary Queen to access John King mailbox. Now let's add John King mailbox to Mary Queen outlook.

10 Tips to Improve Your Social Media Strategy

This is a very useful information I received from eBay newsletter today and I want to share this with you. Enjoy.

Although eBay Partner Network does not allow our partners to directly promote eBay through social media arenas, we want to make sure you know that you can drive traffic to your own website(s) through appropriate social media strategies.

Today it is easier, and more important, than ever to implement a few simple social media tactics to increase traffic to your site(s). Why should you build a social media strategy? It’s an easy way to promote your website to as many people as you can – and best of all, it’s free!

1. Add social bookmark links to your most important web pages and/or blog posts.
2. Build relationships by participating in existing social networks.
3. Do you send out regular newsletters? If you don’t already have one, incorporate a blog into your site where your visitors can comment and interact with you.

HOWTO Add Windows Server 2008 RC2 in existing Windows Server 2003 Active Directory

Step-by-step procedures: HOWTO add a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 RC2 in existing Windows Server 2003 Active Directory (AD).
Objective: - To install additional domain controller that runs Windows Server 2008 or Windows 2008 RC2 in existing domain using Windows Server 2003.
Prepare a Windows Server 2003 Forest Schema for a Domain Controller that runs Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 RC2. You need the DVD of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 RC2 Support Tools to run the adprep.exe utility.In Windows Server 2003 Schema Master, insert the DVD of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 RC2.Open the command prompt, change directory to your DVD drive, and go to /Support/AdprepRun "adprep /forestprep", wait ...When it's done, you should see something like this "Adprep successfully updated the forest-wide information.

HOWTO check if the Active Directory is in Native mode?

NOTE: When you change the Windows Active Directory (AD) to native mode, this cannot be reverse.

Here's how to check it?

Open the Active Directory Domains and Trust, select the domain (for example, KING.NET) and right click then Properties.
Open the Active Directory Users and Computers, select the domain and right click then Properties.

I hope this help.

Hosting your video in the cloud using Brightcove

If you are looking for cloud storage of your videos, check out the new offering from Brightcove for $99/mo. 
Brightcove 4 is now available! With new packages starting at just $99 per month, there's never been a better time to step up to the leading professional online video platform.


Turn your iPod Touch into a mobile with Vopium

Now you can also make cheap calls and send text messages all over the world from your iPod Touch! Simply visit get.vopium.com from your iPod OR download Vopium to your PC or Mac from iTunes.
Vopium is a free application installed on your iPod Touch (2nd generation) allowing you to turn it into a mobile phone. When your iPod is connected to WiFi, you can make calls and send text messages over the internet using your normal mobile number. You do not pay any charges to your mobile operator. You only pay Vopium’s low international call rates. You can obviously also use your iPod to make national calls. Just remember that you need to acquire a Microphone adapter to make calls.

When people call or text you back, you will receive the call and text message on your regular mobile phone. Thereby you are sure to always receive the call and text, even when you are not connected to WiFi.
You can read more about Vopium for iPod touch here.

Enhanced Registry requirements for .CN Domain Registration

The CNNIC, the .CN domain name registry, has announced enhancement of auditing domain name registration with the following requirements.

Domain name applicants need to submit the formal paper based application material when making the online application to the registrar. The application material includes the original application form with business seal, company business license (photocopy), and registrant ID (photocopy).Registrar should carefully review the application material. When application is deemed qualified, registrar need to submit the application material via fax or E-mail to CNNIC, and withhold the original appliation material.

How to configure Belkin N Router

I would like to share my experience configuring Belkin N Wireless Router (wireless device). It should be straight forward install but took me three to four hours to add these wireless routers in my network.
The exact Belkin N Wireless Router is Model No. F5D8233-4v3. FYI, other wireless device might be different to configure. Before you proceed with the wireless router setup, download the latest firmware of the device. You need to get the right version. Here's the how to configure the Belkin N Wireless Router.

Why the City of Los Angeles chose Google

Los Angeles is going Google. After a rigorous evaluation process to select the best email solution for the city, Los Angeles recently decided to move all 30,000 city employees to Google Apps from our existing GroupWise email system.

City employees fulfill a range of important functions – from policing our streets to supplying water and power to city residents and businesses, and from operating our libraries to designing and building wastewater treatment plants and other public facilities. We want to provide all these employees with modern tools that help them do their jobs. Some of the benefits our employees will see from the suite of Google applications include:
Improved collaboration. Much of the city's work requires multiple people – even multiple departments – to work together. With instant messaging, video conferencing, and simultaneous review and editing of documents by multiple people, employees will have better tools to work together on projects.Easier remote access. In a f…

Businesses with portfolio of generic domain names.

I would like do a research finding generic domain names owned by corporations. So here's a short list to start start courtesy by DomainTools blog. I will update the list as soon as I find them. You may also use the comment to post the domain names you discovered.

American Express – Open.com
AOL – When.com, Games.com, Love.com
Answers Corp. – Answers.com, Reference.com, Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com
Bank Of America – Loans.com
Barnes and Noble – Books.com
Bayer – Aspirin.com
Bass Pro Shops – Hunting.com
Brown Shoe Company – Shoes.com
Burlington Coat Factory – Coat.com
Calvin Klein – Bras.com and Underwear.com
Citibank – Student Loan.com

Password Recovery Tool for Windows XP and Vista.

If you forgot your password for your Windows XP or Vista. Don't worry, we have a tools to help you recover the password.

The utility or tool is ophcrack.

What is ophcrack?
Ophcrack is a free Windows password cracker based on rainbow tables. It is a very efficient implementation of rainbow tables done by the inventors of the method. It comes with a Graphical User Interface and runs on multiple platforms. (2009, Ophcrack)

HOWTO show the Windows Firewall console?

There are two ways to bring the Windows Firewall configuration menu.

The first option is from Control Panel. Click the Start or Windows icon, control panel, then you will see the Windows Firewall icon.

The second option is by running "firewall.cpl" command through Run or command prompt.

I hope this will help.