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Server 2008 Windows Update Failure

I ran into an issue today where Windows would not update.  It wouldn’t download, wouldn’t install, and wouldn’t even make any outbound …

Purchasing a New PC [Tips]

One of the main things people ask me after getting to know me and what I do for a living is: “Tim, …

Conficker Eye Chart

Conficker has been reeking havoc on unpatched Windows machines for the last couple of months.  As I’ve mentioned before that’s because people …

Data Backups (part 1)

I’ve been contemplating how to explain data backups in a way that will communicate exactly how critical this subject really is.  I …

Microsoft IE 8 Ad

Generally Microsoft’s advertising department is about as useful as a flashlight is to a blind person, but here they have finally done …

Virus Attacks

A large part (to be honest over 90%) of my consulting business is based upon fixing computers that have been infected with …

Tab Mix Plus

So a friend at work showed me Tab Mix Plus today. It’s a Firefox Addon that allows awesome customization of the tab …

Windows 7

My play by play of installing Windows 7 Beta on an Intel Macbook with VMware Fusion.