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vrijdag 18 september 2009

Looking for a VPN x64 client

There is a 64 bit vpn client for Windows and its called “Shrew”.. It’s a freeware.. Great stuff.. I installed, imported the cisco pcf and connected to our companies network without any problem. I was up and running in less than 5 minutes…

(be sure to take their RC build 2.1.5 RC3 released on sept 3rd. and not the stable build: ) This is a generic version for 32 and 64 bit OS versions

I found it through this link: which gives a concise account of installation and configuration as well.

Restoring Windows 7 from a Backup System Image

As always, before rushing to totally wipe and re-install your system in case of a sudden software malfunction, make absolutely sure that you do need to go all the way. In many cases a wrong registry setting, a bad driver, a missing system file – all these might be repaired by performing a boot as Safe Mode, or if need arises, a system repair. However, if nothing else works, it’s time to bring in the heavy cannons and restore your system from a previously backed-up System Image.

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