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Archive for June, 2012

Interesting article on Software Engineers.

by @ Monday, June 25th, 2012. Filed under tech   I think much of it applies to Systems Engineers who are tasked with "building" IT infrastructure and  Application Infrastructure as well as Admins who write scripts[1] for others as well. Some of the quotable pieces I liked: "Cards on the table, software engineers generally have a reputation for being arrogant, disagreeable, and moody. […]

Free e-Books from Microsoft

by @ Friday, June 22nd, 2012. Filed under tech Rating 3.00 out of 5

Active Directory in "the cloud"…

by @ Wednesday, June 13th, 2012. Filed under tech

Tech Ed presentation by our (or at least my) good friend Deano.   I haven’t made it all the way through the presentation yet, I choked a bit when he said virtual DCs were completely safe in Windows Server 2012. That is one of those things that comes back and haunts you as famous […]

Perl advent calendars…

by @ Monday, June 11th, 2012. Filed under tech Rating 4.50 out of 5

MachinePwd V01.00.00 Released

by @ Thursday, June 7th, 2012. Filed under tech

The new utility I wrote that I mentioned in my previous post, MachinePwd, has been released. You can find it in the usual place I keep all of the utilities which is here –> or you can go directly to the MachinePwd utility page which is here –>   Quick Summary of […]

Windows 7 Media Player got a burr under its bonnet…

by @ Wednesday, June 6th, 2012. Filed under tech

I noticed that my laptop’s Media Player library wasn’t properly updating so I went through the self help process and it was completely useless, told me the DB was corrupt but didn’t fix it. I finally found a post that helped me correct it. I share it here both so I can find it easier […]

The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed.

by @ Tuesday, June 5th, 2012. Filed under tech

Ever see that message before? How about on a machine that was previously working just perfectly? It’s anything but [OK]. You can usually think of some different verbiage that should be in the button under that message… Especially when the machine has special software on it that takes offense when you remove a machine from […]

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