Monthly Archives: January 2009

Laptop Cooler

The small HP Laptop that I have can literally burn you or something.  The corner of the laptop  gets so hot (cpu exhaust) that it is uncomfortable to use even on a table.  (yes the vents are not blocked and … Continue reading

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TTC Shelbyville Adds Pearson Vue

In the next several weeks, we are adding Pearson Vue as a testing center.  This will greatly enhance our ability to test Cisco, CWNP and other Information Technology Certifications. TTC Shelbyville will maintain the relationship with Prometric and continue to … Continue reading

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Bad Economy – Goals and Objectives – Resume Tips

Kate Jacobs originally posted this several months back….  The economy will get better.  Be ready, have your Goals and Objectives ready and have your resume job ready. Job Search http://www.indeed.com Your Career Path for future employment consists of many activities: … Continue reading

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Please insert disk ‘OMCI’

If you have ever gotten the OMCI error that wants disk 1 and you have no idea what this means, check to see if you have a DELL computer.  If so go here and download this Dell program that may … Continue reading

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Lost Dog, Tell them to use their USB drive

Cooper and Baxter recommend this for your dog.  Link Of ourse it’s a simple idea, that is a cool way to track a lost pet.  Technology moves through all aspects of our lives.

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How to Backup iTunes

Original Article: Link

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Spam and Email Headers

Well it appears someone is spoofing my email and sending spam.  The unfortunate thing about the internet is the fact that people can send bots out to find email addresses that may be posted somewhere on the web.  Once they … Continue reading

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Google’s GDrive, Not so New – What about AirSet?

Thought maybe this is new. .. Could catch me totally off guard and I thought maybe it had.  It is rumored that Google will have a ‘GDrive’ that is cloud computing for everyone (Making the computer obsolete).  Something is already … Continue reading

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Clean Your Computer

Use Clean Up 4.5.2 or CCleaner or whatever….clean your computer…. Just found 88 GB of data on this computer…..

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Get Microsoft Credit for Your CompTIA Exams

Links to get credit for your CompTIA Exams for your Microsoft MCSA CompTIA Link

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Virtualbox Mouse Problem? Update

I’ve used Sun’s VirtualBox forever now.  I noticed with Windows 7 and XP if the taskbar is hidden, (Screen resolution requires scrolling) that the mouse would lose its capture.  If I scrolled down where I could see the taskbar, the … Continue reading

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Robot

Just heard about the Rovio robot.  Works off wi-fi and can patrol your house as accurate as a GPS.  Auto charging with “return to base”, webcam onboard….Link $230 -$300 to patrol your house and allows you to see everything going … Continue reading

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WinAudit

Probably one of the best software and hardware auditing tools I have ever seen.  Link No setup.  Carry it on your flashdrive. Output in text, html, pdf, csv, spreadsheet or database.

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Airforce One Technology

See the technology behind Airforce One on National Geographic.  Link

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Windows XP vs. Windows Vista vs. Windows 7 UPDATE!

5/13/09 – After the initial installation of Windows 7 RC 1, I’m even further impressed.  Windows 7 seems even faster. The first Beta Tests look promising.  Although I still like ALL operating systems. Windows XP was much faster than Vista … Continue reading

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Conficker Worm Removal

Eric called and said they had 600ish computers infected by this virus.  It can spread by USB drives and propagates through your network. Read an article here. What it does…. copies dlls randomly in your system file, creates a web … Continue reading

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Speed up Firefox

My wife and I share a Verizon connection.  Even though there are hundreds of homes in our area, broadband is unavailable.  This tweak did speed up Firefox (OK Jonathan, it worked) SPEED UP FIRE FOX Type about:config in the address … Continue reading

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Java not Working in Internet Explorer

Steve (with a PH) was working  on a computer that would not go into random sites.  If you check and verify the sites, java is being used.  If you go to Sun and download, reinstall or repair Java, reset internet … Continue reading

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Windows Vista and Compatibility Mode

Pat called me during a migration yesterday and he had ran into a problem I had also ran into.  He couldn’t get a program to run in Vista.  Pat is really sharp on computers and often finds solutions I can’t … Continue reading

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Network Security Scanner

One of the best network scanners that has been around for some time is GFI Languard,  GFI’s Languard not only scans your network but can iventory your hardware, software and applies patches.  This software finds vulnerabilities across your network and … Continue reading

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