My wife fell asleep during Heros tonight as she missed most of Season 2 and had no clue what’s going on. Not even a handful of episodes are available on NBC.com and Hulu.com, but all are available via Netflix’s watch instantly service, but despite rumors as far back as last year Netflix doesn’t offer Mac […]Read More VirtualBox on OS X 10.5
People worry about computers becoming really smart and taking over the world. The reality is computers are really stupid and they already have taken over the world.Read More Taking over the world
Microsoft has officially announced the availability of Service Pack 3 for Windows XP. Computer Administrators around the world breath a sigh of relief. Now get to it and update those installation images! read more | digg storyRead More Microsoft releases the long-anticipated Windows XP SP3
According to Chris Keroack on the Microsoft TechNet forums Windows XP Service Pack 3 was Released to Manufacturing 21 Apr 21, 2008. It appears that SP3 will be released for download on April 29th via Windows Update and the Microsoft Download Center. Automatic Update distribution for home users is set to begin in early summer. […]Read More Windows XP Service Pack 3 Released to Manufacturing
I don’t remember where I found this little adaptation of “If You’re Happy and You Know It,” but I never forgot it after reading or hearing it for the first time. Sung to the tune of “If You’re Happy and You Know It:” If you can’t afford to loose it back it up!*clap*clap*clap*If you can’t […]Read More If you can’t afford to loose it back it up.
Thanks to PCI requirements we recently formalized the the password aging policy in our Active Directory domain and unchecked the Password does not expire flag on all users accounts. I quickly found that I needed a way other than using Active Directory Users and Computers to check to see if a user’s password is expired […]Read More Check status of a user’s password
Common Scenario: You just rebooted your server after installing updates. You know there are still updates the your server doesn’t have installed, but the server isn’t pulling them down from your Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server. There’s not enough time in your maintenance window to go to update.microsoft.com and download the remaining updates, that’s […]Read More Force detection on Windows Server Update Services Clients