Monthly Archives: September 2008


This article explains you how to uninstall a Microsoft hotfix installed using Windows Update site or through Automatic Updates. This procedure is useful in scenarios where installation of a recent update prevents you from loading Windows XP in any startup modes (including Safe Mode Command Prompt, Safe Mode etc). When you install a hotfix, it automatically creates a hotfix uninstallation… (more…)


A shell account is a personal account that gives a user access to a Unix shell on another machine, usually through ssh (and historically telnet.) With a shell account one can log into a remote server and run commands on it. It is very useful when one wants to try out another operating system, to get more out of IRC… (more…)


The Dell Remote Access Controller or DRAC is an interface card by Dell which provides out-of-band management. The controller has its own processor, memory, battery, network connection, and access to the system bus. Key features include power management, virtual media access and remote console, all available through a supported web browser. This gives system administrators the ability to configure a… (more…)


ComboFix is a program, created by sUBs, that scans your computer for known malware, and when found, attempts to clean these infections automatically. In addition to being able to remove a large amount of the most common and current malware, ComboFix also displays a log when it is finished that contains a great deal of information that an experienced helper… (more…)


SDFix is a program written by AndyManchesta that can remove many different types of Trojans and Worms. You have most likely reached this page when researching a program in our Startup Database and it directed you here to learn how to remove it. If you follow the instructions below, SDFix will remove the known Trojans and Worms found on your… (more…)