Backup Exec and Daylight Savings

This morning i got an e-mail from a customer to let me know he hadn’t received his usual message to let him know the backup had completed I duly logged onto the server and noticed the backup job had completed successfully and then it hit me.. This year in the UK, Saturday 28th, signalled the

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Cleaning My RSS Again

Last week i posted about the mess that is my RSS feed list I spent Friday afternoon tidying it up a bit and instead of deleting feeds i read and deleted lots of posts that were hanging around The result was that i got my unread post count down from 1400 (or so) down to….ZERO!

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Cleaning My RSS

For some reason i though that title was quite funny… I was a bit of a late comer to RSS. It was one of those buzz words i’d heard lots about but wasn’t really sure about what it could do for me. Then one quiet afternoon i looked into it a little more, anti acidity drugs

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Xbox Sales

From the Yahoo News site: http://biz.yahoo.com/seekingalpha/061025/19252_id.html?.v=1 “Carl Howe (Blackfriars Communications) submits: Colin Sebastian at Lazard Capital Markets has warned that he expects Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT – News) XBox 360 shipments to only total 4.5 million for the year, instead of the 5 million expected. That says to me that the XBox 360 marketing plan is

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Swing It

Disclaimer: I will not make any profit from what i’m about to talk about. On thing we have been doing a lot of over the past twelve months is server replacements. We had a lot of customers using Small Business Server 2000 for sometime and were looking at taking the step to the next version to

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Digital Music Anywhere

According to a post on the BBC news web site (view it here) software has been developed that allows people to use songs downloaded on Itunes away from their Ipod and onto other players (Creative, Sony, etc). This in a addition to a post on the SBSDIVA site where she rants about not being about to sync’d her

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Doh!

Ever feel stupid? I have a vbscript that copies a series of files from one server to another (don’t ask why!) that runs using a scheduled task Now if i run the script manually all works fine. If i run the scheduled task manually all works fine. However, every week when i expect the data

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IE 7, First thoughts

I’ve been waiting for the full release of Internet Explorer for some time.  I had a preview when i installed the Vista beta (RC2) but i didn’t install the IE beta onto any of my XP machines as i dont install beta software on “production” kit. Now i fully understand why people prefer to use other

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