Monthly Archives: April 2012

Steve Mallard wins IT innovation leadership award – IT Leadership Award winners showcase leadership innovation

The SearchCIO-Midmarket 2012 Customer Experience/Integration award is given to a leader who has made strides in building customer relationships and enhancing the experience of the external customer. We are thrilled to announce that Steve Mallard, IT manager and teacher at the … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Courses with Certificates

  Exploring Microsoft Virtualization Technologies More free courses – Purchase  this Collection and Receive \ Clinic 5935: Introducing Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 Clinic 6334: Exploring Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Clinic 6335: Exploring Microsoft Application Virtualization Clinic … Continue reading

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A view like no other

Had to share a pic of one of my students.  Josiah works with computers, cells,  networking and Wi-Max. “No known office has a view like mine”~ Josiah

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First look at Google Drive – storage in the cloud

If you have a Google account, you can now get 5gb of storage in the cloud.  I signed up three days ago and just got a notice that I could try Google Drive out.   Following the link to their … Continue reading

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Almost Half Of All Used Hard Drives Contain Info From Previous Owners

By “almost half,” we mean a whopping 48 percent. A full 11 percent of the hard drives contained personal information, while 3 percent of the 200 drives tested contained really, really personal information, including copies of passports, resumes, tax info, … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Essentials offers new update

I’ve used Microsoft Security Essentials for over a year now with zero problems.   Microsoft is offering an edition upgrade for MSE.  Go over and install or upgrade now.  Link Already have it?  You can do a Windows Update and … Continue reading

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Originally posted on TCAT Shelbyville – Technical Blog:
Why?  The Golden Question All over the internet you will find information on ‘How to Subnet’.   Suddenly you are thrown into a world of bits and binary and given charts of ‘How…

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Originally posted on TCAT Shelbyville – Technical Blog:
Ever wonder what cloud computing is?  Rackspace has an excellent program that you can take for free.   Cloud University offers ten detailed modules along with a exams for each module.  …

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Nissan Hack A Harsh Reminder About Protecting Data Stores From Spies – Dark Reading

Nissan’s disclosure this week of a malware attack in which attackers stole employee user-account credentials was a chilling reminder of the reality of industrial espionage. Nissan Hack A Harsh Reminder About Protecting Data Stores From Spies – Dark Reading.

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A great browser for MIPS powered Android tablets

Need a browser that doesn’t hang or is faster on a MIPS powered Android?    Use Opera.   Where do you get the official apk?  Here.   From Opera, this release can be download to your Android and installed.  If … Continue reading

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Google offering Google Drive with 5gb of online storage

Google drive is coming.  Signup today at Google to get an additional 5gb of storage.   Google will also offer rates for additional storage.

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Originally posted on What's On My PC:
If you are an existing Microsoft SkyDrive User it is important that you sign into your account and acknowledge that you desire to keep your 25GBs of online storage space. Failure to…

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Unzip the Web! Google celebrates the inventor of the zipper!

Unzip the Web! Google celebrates the inventor of the zipper! Go to Google.com and use your mouse to unzip the page to read more about Gideon Sundback.  (You have to use Google Chrome!)

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Free Security Tool kit from Sophos

Need a good security training program for your staff? Sophos has an excellent program – Link Program launch guide Employee handbook Email series of 10 tips Poster series of 10 tips Online videos Password quick tips Launch announcement Buy-in documents

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.Net Installation Problems?

There are a ton of resources found on Microsoft’s .net updates and installation.  What is the best way to check to see if it installed correctly?   Use the .NET Framwork Setup Verification Tool   – Link .NET Framework is … Continue reading

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Error opening installation log file. Verify that the specified location exists

We have fought through this error and dug through registry keys and today I learned something (Link).  All you have to do is bring up the task manager, end explorer.exe and restart explorer.exe . Done

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Windows Update error 80072efe or 80072f76 or 0X800A138F or 0x800whatever

Error code 80072ee2 Link Error codes 80072efe or 80072f76 – (Windows Update Components)  Fixit Link Error code 0x800A138F  – Fixit Link  – You may also reset your MTU with TCPOptimizer  (Set to 1472) Thanks Mickey for these tips!

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Manage your computer with your Android phone or tablet

Need to manage your computer with your Android? Unified Remote allows you to use your mouse or keyboard, PowerPoints, Windows Media and more when giving demo. Unified Remote allows you to give your demo, presentation or to teach while using … Continue reading

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Check to see if DNS Changer applies to your computer – you may lose your internet if you don’t!

http://www.dns-ok.us/ Or Here’s another website that checks if you are infected with the DNS Changer malware. Results

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Originally posted on Rhett's Blog:
I want to start off saying, sorry to those that read my blog. I have been away for a month without the first post. Well I’m back at it. LOL If you are someone…

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