Paula Sharick


Paula Sharick is a former contributing editor and online columnist for Windows IT Pro.

Upgrading Windows 2000 to SBS 2003 31
Microsft will soon drop support for Win2K, so it's time to start looking at an upgrade solution; SBS 2003 might be a good choice for you.
Configuring Symantec's Antivirus Client for Non-Administrator Updates 38
Paula asks vendors that provide online updates to eliminate the local administrator rights requirement.
Cyber Threats and the Flawed Software Update Process 18
Paula Sharick discusses the results of a recent vulnerability study.
Understanding Application Problems in Windows XP SP2 7
Learn about application problems that occur after you install Windows XP SP2, as well as a Windows Installer problem, smart card-induced system hangs, an annoying RTF print problem, and more
Lessons Learned - 01 Oct 2004
Paula Sharick reveals the eight key points she learned in her experience fighting off Internet intruders from a client's Web server.
Drill down into the security measures Paula Sharick used in “Lessons from the Cyber Trenches.”

Drill down into the security measures Paula Sharick used in “Lessons from the Cyber Trenches.

Lessons from the Cyber Trenches
An IT Pro Hero battles valiantly against malicious hackers who attacked her client's Web server—and gains hard-won wisdom about Internet security.
Three Windows 2000 SP4 DNS Bugs 1
Paula Sharick troubleshoots a DNS problem and discovers three new DNS hotfixes
Application Problems in Windows XP SP2 515
Microsoft has finally shipped XP SP2. Learn about some problems and fixes for this latest release.
A First Look at Windows Firewall 15
Paula Sharick discloses the results of her XP SP2 Windows Firewall testing.
The Download.Ject Trojan and the MS04-011 Patch 7
Learn more details about the recent Download.Ject Trojan attack and the problems that the hotfix introduces.
A First Look at the New MBSA 4
Paula Sharick offers an overview of the more notable new features in MBSA 1.2.
Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services Problems; More Windows 2000 Hotfixes 11
Learn about four new problems related to Windows 2003 Terminal Services, and several Win2K-related hotfixes.
SBS 2003 Shutdown Problems; Terminal Services License Mode Reset; an NTP Problem; and more 4
Paula Sharick updates readers about an SBS shutdown problem, a Terminal Services license mode reset problem, a Win2K wireless client hotfix, and more.
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