Bob Chronister

Bob Chronister was a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro and president of Chronister Consultants in Mobile, Alabama. He coauthored Windows NT Backup and Recovery (Osborne/McGraw-Hill).

Articles by Bob Chronister
A Guide to Windows Disaster Recovery and Backup
This eBook offers tips for developing a disaster recovery plan, looks at available tools for disaster recovery and system backup, and answers questions specific to recovery and backup concerns.
Safeguarding Your Windows Servers
SafeGuarding Your Windows Servers provides a collection of the best resources for planning and implementing high availability as well as the proper tools and procedures for recovering from a disaster.
Protecting Home Computing Environments
Home computer systems are vulnerable to the same problems as enterprise systems. Use these tips to minimize the damage to home systems.
Solving a Windows XP Boot Problem 2
Dr. Bob explains how to solve a boot problem by repairing a corrupt registry.
Retrieving Missing Files from a CD-ROM
This handy tool can help you recover lost files from a CD-ROM.
Ask the Experts, May 2006
Learn about encrypting an Exchange database while it's in use, find out how to improve the performance of a NAS solution, and see what some consider the most important features of SQL Server 2005.
Improving the Performance of a NAS Solution
Bob Chronister discusses a few suggestions for improving the performance of a NAS setup.
Resolving a printing problem after installing Win2K SP4 Update Rollup 1
Certain printer drivers don't work well with Win2K SP4 Update Rollup 1.
Troubleshooting a Notebook Boot Problem 2
A notebook boot failure might be caused by I/O request packet (IRP) stack size or a corrupt I/O driver.
Learning About RAID 6
RAID 6 adds stability and redundancy to a RAID array.
Excluding Files from Being Backed Up in NTBackup
Learn how you can specify files that you don't want to include in a backup.
Using a Desktop and Laptop Solution to Back Up Client Data on the Network
Here's one simple solution for archiving crucial business data distributed over the network.
Recovering Lost Passwords
If you've ever been locked out of your server's administrator account because of a lost or forgotten password, try these tips.
Setting NTBackup to Not Use VSS 2
Is it wise to disable NTBackup's use of VSS?
Security Advances in Windows 2003
Do the security enhancements in Windows 2003 make migrating to Win2K worthwhile?
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