PC Standards

DON'T USE ZIP TIES!  USE VELCRO!

1) Use VM's!!!!  Great for internet surfing!
    VirtualBox
    Hyper-V (Windows 8+)
    VmWare 

2)  Virtualize your apps!  No more installs
    Cameyo
    Sandboxie - Untested
    App-V - For Enterprises

3) Use multiple Antivirus / Antimalware tools
    Use the 1 active / many inactive antivirus approach
    MS Security Essentials
    Komodo
    ccleaner (I'm not a big fan of this but everyone seems to like this)
    
    Most of these are from BleepingComputer.com
    RKill
    

4)  Support groups for PCs and Malware


5) Use internet filters
    K9 Web Protection
    AdMuncher

6) Use System freeze software
    Reboot Restore RX (Like Deepfreeze)

7) Create 2 accounts.
    1 Admin account that you ONLY use for installs
    1 Standard account with limited access that you use for your primary account.

8)  Got a laptop?  Track it if it gets stolen
    https://preyproject.com/

9) Encrypt your HD
    TrueCrypt - Obsolete
    MS Bitlocker - For Enterprises
    

    And for GOD's SAKE!!!!  BACKUP YOUR DATA!!


Tools of the trade
1) Where did all that space go?
    TreeSize Free (No install needed)
    WinDirStat

2) Resize your Partitions
    Easus Partition Manager

3) Monitor system processes for Malware
    Procmon
    
4) What caused my BSOD

5) Backup Drivers
    DoubleDriver

6) Image your System
    Acronis True Image (Universal Restore on dissimilar hardware)

7) Create ISO files
    PowerISO

8) Get system Specs
    Speccy - Publish results online to share
    Belarc Advisor

8a) Find missing updates

9) Task Manager replacements
http://lifehacker.com/5378494/five-best-windows-task-manager-alternatives

10) Firewall UTMs & Firewalls
    PfSense UTM
    Sophos UTM
    PeerBlock
    TinyWall
    
    Penetration Testing Software


11) Password Managers (Careful to backup the files and not place them in any cloud storage)
    RoboForm
    LastPass
    KeepPass

12) Facebook security
    http://www.bitdefender.com/solutions/bitdefender-safego.html

13) Cloud Storage
    https://mega.co.nz/#info - 50GB free

Wireless Tools
1) See wifi signals
    http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html

Repairing Win 7 / Win 8
    More info: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh824869.aspx


Cabling Solutions

NEVER EVER USE ZIP TIES - Want to fix these servers?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eM6YfH98ulo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOMIg9lggiI

Learn how to cable cleanly (yes, they used Zip Ties) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY1XB0rrYes

Or just throw your cables in a pile
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-9VZubB1uI

http://www.cableorganizer.com/
NaviLite Patch Panels

WireMate Cord Organizer under desk application image - icon




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