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by @ Thursday, August 7th, 2014. Filed under tech

Rating 4.40 out of 5

Every direction I look I see another form of stupidity or cluelessness…

by @ Monday, June 16th, 2014. Filed under quotes, tech

Every direction I look I see another form of stupidity or cluelessness. It is like everyone is standing around saying what they will do and no one is actually trying to figure out what we need and making sure what we do aligns with what we need. Rating 4.25 out of 5

Security is a journey that never ends…

by @ Monday, June 16th, 2014. Filed under quotes, tech

Security is a journey that never ends, it is not a goal that you will complete by Wednesday at 2:48PM. You must be constantly looking at all aspects of things to make sure they are being handled in the most secure manner possible. Treat the resources you manage as if they were your own. Rating […]

Great deal on Samsung 500GB SSD drives – $245

by @ Friday, May 2nd, 2014. Filed under tech

I had a couple of these I bought a while ago that were much more expensive when I got them. I ordered two more today at a much better price…   Samsung Electronics 840 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Single Unit Version Internal Solid State Drive MZ-7TE500BW Rating 3.50 out of 5

Well played Facebook…

by @ Saturday, April 26th, 2014. Filed under tech

I have been working on an app that will track network packets coming/going to a machine specifically so I can more easily determine when a Domain Controller is being used prior to decommission. I am making it generic enough that it isn’t locked into just watching say the LDAP port, I allow you to specify […]

Microsoft RAP for GPO…

by @ Wednesday, February 19th, 2014. Filed under tech

I just saw my first report from a Microsoft RAP for GPO… The official name is "RAP as a Service for Group Policy" I must say… what a load of crap or should I say cRAP. I hope the company didn’t pay much for it.   I don’t know if it is a flawed concept/scripts/analysis […]

AdFind is back in the garage… FINALLY!

by @ Sunday, January 12th, 2014. Filed under tech

I haven’t gotten AdFind/AdMod converted over to Visual Studio yet so I am performing another update using CodeGear C++ Builder (formerly Borland C++ Builder). I have been having a lot of difficulty finding free time to work on joeware stuff the last 18 or so months since I moved to a new role in my […]

P.I.T.A. changing DVD drive in Dell Studio 1749

by @ Wednesday, January 8th, 2014. Filed under tech

My DVD burner in my Dell Studio 1749 failed so I had to replace it. I figured, this should be easy. I looked online and found a cheap drive on eBay for $17, it got to me in a couple of days. Replacing DVD drives is something I have done in previous HP laptops quickly […]

Website that teaches you to write code… for free

by @ Friday, November 1st, 2013. Filed under tech

It is focused on web site code but free is free! jQuery JavaScript PHP Python Ruby API coding of things like YouTube, Twitter, SkyDrive, any many more…. Edit: Fixed URL Rating 4.00 out of 5

Beware CryptoLocker

by @ Friday, October 18th, 2013. Filed under tech

VIRUS/MALWARE ALERT: As always do not click on files that you get in email unless you know who it is from and you are expecting it and it is exactly what you expected. This is always the case but there is malware running around right now that we are actually seeing hit people that will […]

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