Joining the majority

Sometimes there are things i just dont get straight away Twitter, MySpace, Facebook are good examples I’m not saying i don’t see the point. I just don’t usually see the point for me! My other half and a couple of friends have been asking me when (not if!) i’ll be getting in on the act.

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SBS 2003 SP2 Best Practices

Just a quick one The official SBS blog posted a link to a KB article with best practices for install the service pack There isn’t anything that hasn’t been mentioned elsewhere but it’s nice that it brings it all together in page you can easy bookmark (or even print out!) It also mentions the printer SNMP

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Death of the tabloids?

While i’m not expecting newspapers (tabloids or otherwise) to disappear anytime soon a post on the TelleBusillis blog backed up my own personal behaviour I can’t remember the last time i actually went to a shop to buy a newspaper. With the 24/7 access made available by the Internet why bother? It’s out of date

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Read at your own risk to productivity

Desktop Tower Defense has been updated!! New features “What’s New: New Ink, Snap & Boost Towers, New Morph & Dark Creeps, New Trickle, Random, 15 Tower & Splash/No Splash modes, 10K mode is now 100 levels, buy injectable ativan Bash tower improved, Improved Interface, New Sounds – Enjoy!” Had a couple of goes and the

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Vista Sidebar Gadgets Location

Mainly a reminder for myself but if your looking for the folder where the sidebar gadgets are installed C:\User\Username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Sidebar\Gadgets Each .gadget file is a compressed file that contains all the files that make up the gadget Currently i have the following gadgets on my sidebar Gmail Checker – Nice gadget that lets you know when

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Blind leading the blind

I’m about two thirds of the way through the Visual Web Developer book i got this week I’ve just created a site map file, enabled security trimming in the web.config file but couldn’t get one of my menu entries to only appear when logged in Normally i read it first, then create it myself instead

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Whose the dummy now?

I’ve got a confession to make I’ve always looked “down my nose” at the for dummies series of books I judged the book by it’s cover and decided i wouldn’t learn anything from them without actually taking a proper look at the content How wrong was i…… After my post last week that talked about giving

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More Service Pack 2 Issues

I guess it was wishful thinking when I installed my first Windows 2003 SP2 hoping i’d only had the help and support issue to worry about The day after the installation i got a call from the client to say they were having problems with one particular printer (HP Colour Laser 3600) where it sometimes prints

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Vlad The Mind Reader

Move over Derren Brown, Vlad knows what your thinking! When i start Outlook in the morning there are a few feeds i always check first as i look forward to seeing what the author has to say and Vlad’s is one of those. After his post on the disappearance of free community resources (and my subsequent “what

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