Windows 7 & Windows 2000 - Error 86 when mapping drives. One of my upgrades this week to Windows 7 was from a Windows XP laptop. Following the steps I outlined in my previous post the initial process was a breeze! No problems at all!! Simple, some would say, and as everything else goes as soon as "they" said it was simple... Something will break! That's just how it is... If something seems easy, it will be easy! Until you TELL someone it was easy, then all bets are off! In … [Read more...]
Friday Funny: Service?
Happy Friday!! This week's Friday Funny is a short and quick funny I got the other day in my e-mail.. Made me giggle. Yes I said giggle. And snort, I think I snorted once. :-D Enjoy! Service? I was confused when I heard the word service used with these agencies: Internal Revenue Service U.S. Postal Service Telephone Service Cable or TV Service Civil Service State, City, County & Public Service Customer Service This is NOT what I thought service … [Read more...]
Zune HD Video!
Hi. As they say on twitter, I'm "the guy" with a Zune. Well, one of them anyway. Microsoft has recently officially announced the release of a new Zune this Fall. The Zune HD! Some of Features of the new Zune include: a Touch Screen with multi-touch navigation. This is a 3.3-inch screen and has a vivid 16:9 OLED display (480x272 resolution) Integrated HD Radio receiver: Tune into all your favorite stations with crystal-clear reception. Access a variety of HD Radio stations at no additional … [Read more...]
Remote Desktop Slow in Vista
I am using my Vista Ultimate machine primarily now for day-to-day work.. And everything is running quite smoothly to be honest. No crashes, no freezes, no spyware.. Everything is great. I help manage SEVERAL servers across my WAN and use Remote Desktop to great effect. But, last week a new Server was added. I logged in with my trusty Remote desktop to start setting up an SFTP server. Only, this time everything was WAY WAY WAY Slow... I mean I was waiting a good thirty seconds between clicks. … [Read more...]