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by @ Friday, May 8th, 2015. Filed under general

Some may recall that I shared a great charity on my blog last year about this time, it is that time again.–2#home Here is a video showing some highlights from last year: In case that embedded video doesn’t load properly, you can see it directly at: As I said last year This is […]

Windows 2000 Professional SP4 in Windows Server 2012 R2 F/DFL6 Domain

by @ Thursday, May 7th, 2015. Filed under tech

I had heard several times that Windows 2000 won’t join a Windows Server 2012 R2 Forest, especially in Windows Server 2012 R2 Functional Mode. I did not find this to be the case. The hardest part was finding the old Windows 2000 MSDN CD in the basement (I ISO’ed it so I can lose it […]

Managed Service Accounts and Group Managed Services Accounts?

by @ Sunday, May 3rd, 2015. Filed under tech

Do you or don’t you? I am trying to gauge use/interest in the MSA technology so thought I would reach out and ask. Please respond to these polls if you get a chance. If you don’t see your answer please feel free to add an answer or respond in the comments. If you visualize some […]

Great Sale on Hammock at Amazon

by @ Friday, April 24th, 2015. Filed under general

Anytime I stumble on a really good deal I try to share it with my friends! Awesome double hammock for when you are fed up fighting with computers. I was just looking at these the other day and it was $130, now it is only $95 and Amazon Prime eligible. Note the image below is […]

AD Admin Access is a Privilege, Not a Right

by @ Friday, April 17th, 2015. Filed under tech

I have never successfully been able to stabilize an environment while someone thinks they have god given rights to have Domain Admin rights based on any number of perceptions they have about themselves and their abilities but no real feet to the fire responsibility for the Directories core functionality. You know those people, they complain […]

Cool Archive Site for Old Software

by @ Friday, April 17th, 2015. Filed under tech Rating 3.00 out of 5


by @ Thursday, April 16th, 2015. Filed under tech

Rating 4.00 out of 5

They said it couldn’t be done… NT4 in a 2012 R2 FFL6 Domain

by @ Tuesday, April 14th, 2015. Filed under tech

I now have a Windows NT 4.0 Member Server joined and able to log into a 2012 R2 FFL6 Domain. Don’t ask me why… If I told you I would have to kill you. I will see about writing up how I worked through the WireShark traces to figure out what needed to be tweaked […]


by @ Monday, April 13th, 2015. Filed under general

Machine as a Service… Skynet is coming… Security Guard Robot – only $6.95 an hour. Rating 3.00 out of 5

Well… If that doesn’t bring back some memories…

by @ Monday, April 13th, 2015. Filed under general

Rating 4.50 out of 5

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