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Is the Email From Your Bank? Really?

Is the Email From Your Bank? Really?

Chase sent me an email message today. Or did it really? The email message below (click to enlarge) has the Chase branding and physical address. Overall, it has a lot of the signs of a valid email including unsubscribe options. And, it’s slightly alarming. My online banking access is suspended? Someone in another country recently logged in? The fear the message stirs up compels me to act. I almost click the link before I start to think about it more. […]

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SharePoint Services Reference

Troubleshooting SharePoint requires understanding the 8 Windows Services the platform depends on. Use this table to help identify services while researching issues. Also, pay attention to the account the service uses to run.   Security All of the services run with the permissions of the Local System with the following exceptions: SPTimerV3 runs as the account you designate in the SharePoint Configuration Wizard as the Farm Account OSearch runs as the service you configure for it in Central Admin SPTimerV3, […]

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