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  • Blog Post: Interactive command prompt under the system context and Server 2008

    I had a rather anxious phone call from a DBA friend today He had a production SQL 2008 server running in Window Authentication mode, someone had removed the main admin login. He was getting quite upset as he could not see any possible way to add it back in again, this account was the only account...
  • Blog Post: Call of Duty Black Ops Woods Outfit

    If you bought the prestige edition of COD Black Ops , you will get a free Woods Outfit for your Avatar. There has been lots of questions about how to put this outfit on. The answer is very simple. Go to the avatar section under the 'suits' it will be available in there.
  • Blog Post: Microsoft software licensing changes: What they mean for your business

    NEWS Changes to Microsoft's software pricing and licensing could have a big impact on IT departments. This is according to analysts at Forrester Research, who have identified five changes that could affect CIOs who are planning new purchases or simply trying to comply with their existing contracts...
  • Blog Post: The tax system explained in beer!

    Suppose that, every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to £100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this... * The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing * The fifth would pay £1 * The sixth would pay £3 * The seventh would pay...
  • Blog Post: More on Window 7 and Server 2008 R2 RTM

    Windows 7 Release Dates August 6th Independent Software and Hardware Vendors TechNet Subscribers Developers with MSDN Subscription August 7th Volume License Customers with Software Assurance ...
  • Blog Post: Global Support On Click and a worried sister

    I just received a phone call from a very worried sister. She had just received a phone call from a company called Global Support On Click. They explained to her that there was a problem with her computer, which of course they could fix, all she had to do was turn her computer on and let them connect...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure Platform

    Windows® Azure is a cloud services operating system that serves as the development, service hosting and service management environment for the Azure Services Platform. Useful Links ·         What is the Azure Services Platform? ·        ...
  • Blog Post: Hyper-V How To: Monitor Hyper-V R2 VMs in a Sidebar Gadget

    I have been rebuilding my SCCM test environment recently, it all runs on Hyper-V and have been looking for an easy way to monitor the Hyper-V boxes, have a look at this Sidebar Gadget , this fits the bill nicely. I am going to install this later today.
  • Blog Post: Killer SMS rumours sweep Egypt

    This brought a smile to my face today, different kind of SMS…. Read the article…
  • Blog Post: The Crisis of Credit Visualized

    I would like to thank Garth for putting me on to this The Short and Simple Story of the Credit Crisis
  • Blog Post: Interesting Downloads for Week Ending 3-6-2009

    Infrastructure Development, Operations & Maintenance Backup and Recovery of Small Business Server 2003 using Data Protection Manager 2007 Brief Description Learn how to use Data Protection Manager 2007 to back up Windows SBS 2003. Overview This white paper written by Andrew Alaniz of Computer Technology...
  • Blog Post: Early look: Jackman digs his claws into 'Wolverine'

    I am really looking forward to this film, I just hope it is not a disappointment and ventures to far from the comic.. Read the whole article here…
  • Blog Post: IPD Guide - SQL Server 2008 available

    The Infrastructure Planning and Design team has released a new guide, Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008. This guide, when used in conjunction with product documentation, will help companies confidently plan the implementation of a SQL Server 2008 infrastructure. Fundamental tasks are addressed to help the...
  • Blog Post: When Chuck Norris Checks His Gmail The Whole World Waits Until He is Done.

    Google users hit by mail blackout GMail is used by more than 113m people worldwide Google has apologised for the outage that hit business and consumer users of its popular e-mail service. The GMail service went offline at 0930 GMT and, Google claims, was unavailable to all for "approximately two...
  • Blog Post: Stopping Conficker Spread using Group Policy

    This will not clean the system of the Conficker malware, it will only stop the spread of the malware. The malware should be cleaned by your anti-virus product, if not, the steps to manually clean the malware in this KB can be followed. Create new policy that will apply to all machines in a specific OU...
  • Blog Post: New Windows 7 Short Cut Keys

    From - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/dd451012.aspx Windows 7 beta 1 includes some handy new shortcut key combinations that allow you to navigate and manage the Windows workspace more efficiently. Here are 10 new Windows 7 shortcuts that will help you speed up your workflow (“Win” means...
  • Blog Post: 32-bit (x86) vs 64-bit (x64)

    Comparing 64 to 32 bit windows…. This is an excerpt from Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions Deployment Scenarios ( http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/64bit/x64/deploy.mspx) This is broken down by the System Type (e.g Database, Application, etc), 32-Bit Pain Points and, 64-Bit Technical/Business...
  • Blog Post: Alert - Microsoft Security Guidance Published - Conficker

    What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to notify you that Microsoft has published new resources regarding the Conficker Worm on February 6, 2009. These resources aim to help customers by providing consolidated information about Conficker that customers can use to protect their systems and with...
  • Blog Post: Receive an SQL Server 2008 license and reassurance with your exam

    FREE Software when you train with Global Knowledge .... Get the expert training you need, to get the most from Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008-and the software-FREE when you enroll and attend select courses. With this expert training, you'll learn to take advantage of the powerful and trustworthy array...
  • Blog Post: Citigroup to split as losses grow

    Struggling US banking giant Citigroup has announced plans to split the firm in two, as it reported a quarterly loss of $8.29bn (£5.6bn). Read more……..
  • Blog Post: Steve Jobs Probably Wont Come Back to Apple

    Steve Jobs' medical leave from Apple is likely to be permanent, analysts say. In a letter to Apple staff on Wednesday, Jobs said he was taking a five-month medical leave because his health issues are "more complex than I originally thought In the note, Jobs promised to return to Apple in the...
  • Blog Post: Barclays planning 2,100 job cuts

    More jobs going in banking… this time Barclays Read the story…
  • Blog Post: Barclays to axe 400 IT jobs

    Banking giant Barclays is to axe 400 jobs in its IT departments after a review of its operations, it was announced. The bank said it would try to mitigate compulsory redundancies by releasing contractors, closing vacancies and offering workers the chance to apply for other jobs read more….
  • Blog Post: Here's the Happy New Year Deal from Dude Works

    Some of you may have heard of DudeWorks, if not then you need to know that they have some great addons for SMS / SCCM Below are their New Year Deals Save 50% Inventory Manager Enterprise license Package* for as low as $997 - 50% off the base license cost!!! Retail...
  • Blog Post: Zune 'bug' fixed, says Microsoft

    Did your Zune stop working at the end of December... Read more....