Tools & Tips
Following up from my previous post Windows 10 Generic Image / No Bloatware I would like to share a great open source script it was… Read More »Script to Remove Bloatware from Windows 10
On Monday, I was trying to place a presentation on a USB drive on my Windows 8 machine, and after a several attempts (different ports and drives) I discover that the USB drivers in Device Manager all had issues. I had no idea what had happened, as no matter what I did, they would not come back.
The following message was on each of them:
Windows cannot verify the digital signature for the drivers required for this device. A recent hardware or software change might have installed a file that is signed incorrectly or damaged, or that might be malicious software from an unknown source. (Code 52)
I have just enabled plug in WP to Twitter so I can auto-issue tweets based on a particular category. Working smoothly. Nice work Joseph Dolson !
Every book, eBook, blog and podcast I have read, mentions the same thing:
You got to be able to account for your incoming and outgoing traffic.
When setting up blog you must be able to track your statistics (not only the people coming in, but also which links within the site are more effective than others. This topic is also very much linked to affiliate marketing as most of the links that are used for that purpose are cumbersome and long… What I need is a URL shrinking or URL Shortener / manager within my WordPress blog. Read More »Link Redirection and Count
One common thing everyone has mentioned when setting up blogs is that you must be able to track your statistics (not only the people coming… Read More »Enabled a link redirection within the site.
When you migrate from WordPress.com into your own hosted instance of WordPress, there is a setting you need to enable if you are using Microsoft’s… Read More »Reminder to Self: Enable Remote Publishing
End of last year, I decided to use my blog to backup my Twitter account by placing a (mostly) semi-monthly blog entry with the tweets… Read More »Want to Archive your tweets to your blog? Part 2
I did, and I ended up in quite a digital journey… Prelude: If you are a bit like me, you have multiple important (and not… Read More »Want to Archive your tweets to your blog?
This is a common topic of conversation and it comes up every time I start a project… Best advice I have found follows: As… Read More »When to Baseline a Project Plan (Microsoft Project)
via TechCrunch Spiceworks, a startup that develops Web-connected social IT management software, has raised $16 million in Series C funding round led by Institutional Venture… Read More »[TechCrunch] SPICEWORKS the new Facebook for IT Pros?
A flash site to create flash sites. I have seen these before, but this one is vey well executed. You can pay $10/month (a bit… Read More »Wix – a service to create Flash-based sites
I ran across – actually a good friend send me the link – a very useful tool called EtherPad — An online, real time, multiuser… Read More »EtherPad:Realtime Multiuser Text Editing
Microsoft’s Business productivity Online Services (BPOS) is getting ready to officially launch within a few weeks… They have moved all beta users in to release… Read More »Microsoft’s BPOS Offering / Cloud Computing…
Over my years as an IT consultant, it’s become clear that assessing a client’s infrastructure and systems is a time-consuming and tedious task. And, horror… Read More »Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 Beta
From the Awesome Ideas Department, Brian Tucker has raised the idea of an SCCM Ranger training event that would encourage a team-based deep-dive into the management software, and would do so in a casual setting – a house on a beach, for example, rather than YACRIAMH (yet another conference room in a mediocre hotel.)
Special Operations Software has released a tool that combines Group Policy and PowerShell, allowing administrators to push PS scripts to all desktops in their organization. This has a lot of potential to standardize and simplify what we often see out in the marketplace: a Frankensteinian tangle of KiX, VBScript, and Batch scripts running at login and at other times during user startup and shutdown.
I attended a Microsoft TS2 event yesterday, and I’m currently preparing a report for my colleagues on what was announced and showcased. As I digest and remember everything from the event, I’ll post things of interest to the community here.