February 6, 2008

Dealing with Duplicate Accounts in LinkedIn

Okay, for the next few weeks, I’ll probably be on a little LinkedIn kick, to make up for some lost time over the past few months.  The real […]
February 5, 2008

Still waiting for Vista SP1

It’s always something.  On Sunday, I was pretty hyped up about the fact that Service Pack 1 for Vista was very near release, but that has been […]
February 3, 2008

Key Windows Updates are coming

The month of February should see the release of both Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, according to reports published by ComputerWorld, and I’m looking forward […]
February 3, 2008

Losing Ain’t Eas

NY Giants 17, NE Patriots 14 Losing is never, ever easy, but especially not in the last game of an otherwise undefeated season.  That, however, is […]
January 23, 2008

The List Server is back online

More precisely, the list mail server replacement is finally online.  My venerable 400Mhz Pentium 2 server is no longer providing any services on this network.  It has […]
January 22, 2008

Mail Server repairs are ongoing

I posted an announcement over the weekend that my List Mail server had gone down.  I’m pretty sure that the power supply was all I needed to […]
January 22, 2008

Live Writer in 64-bit Vista

Finally, it works. It looks like the latest builds for Microsoft’s Windows Live Writer will run successfully under Vista x64.   I don’t know for sure which build the […]
January 17, 2008

Letting Go Of Legacy Equipment

It took me long enough, but I’m finally cleaning out some old boxes of computer parts that I have laying around.  Really old parts in really […]
December 14, 2007

The Great eMail Saga

Boy, do I have a tale to tell about messaging mayhem involving Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, VPOP3 and several antispam products and services.  Oh, and let’s […]
December 6, 2007

Exchange 2007 SP1 — About time

Finally, Service Pack 1 for Exchange 2007 has been released.  All 854MB of it. And not a moment too soon. I need to see if the Public Folder functionality (really, the […]
November 25, 2007

Thankfulness

Ah, November…  The month where we (at least in the good ol’ US of A)remember to be thankful. I have a great deal to be thankful for […]
November 25, 2007

Vista SP1 vs XP SP3

I recently read a couple of reports from ComputerWorld regarding the performance of the upcoming service packs for Windows XP and Vista. Windows XP SP3 boasts speed boost, […]
October 4, 2006

Really, How Hard Can Email Sorting Be?

I’ve been using Microsoft Outlook for a long time — since the OL97 days, in fact — and I’ve gone through all the different incarnations of the nefarious […]
October 5, 2006

Minor System Upgrade

I was forced to upgrade one of my systems this week because the motherboard (or CPU) died.  Rather than mess around trying to figure out which specific component […]
October 6, 2006

Vista vs the Security Vendors

Otherwise known as Vista vs the Selfish Security Vendors: Part Two… Here’s a follow-up to my earlier Vista vs the World post, where I noted I greatly preferred a […]
October 8, 2006

The NBA and the Olympics: Are they compatible?

I read this ESPN article a few months back, and I found myself wondering if the goals of the Olympics are even compatible with professional team sports? It […]
October 8, 2006

The Best and Worst of Job Interview Tips

Over the past two weeks, I have come across a number of career development and interviewing articles.  Out of this group of articles and blog entries, I […]
October 18, 2006

Oracle’s Patch Updates

October 2006 is going to be a major month for Oracle.  First, the database and middleware powerhouse has made some significant changes to its patch management process. Secondly, […]
October 18, 2006

Microsoft makes Vista concessions

Otherwise known as Vista vs the EU and the World: Part Three… Here’s a follow-up to my earlier Vista vs the World and Vista vs the Security Vendors posts, where I […]
October 19, 2006

Apple Just Doesn’t Get It…

On Tuesday, Apple Computer company had an issue where a Windows-based virus was shipped on a select number of iPods, and rather than accepting blame for a […]
October 19, 2006

InfoSecurity Event next week

I’m going to attend the New York-based InfoSecurity Event on October 24 and 25.  It should be great! Registration is free (for the exhibits, at least), so if you’re into […]
October 19, 2006

The Fearful State of Malware Today

Simply stated, it’s really getting out of hand. A number of recent articles in the technology press make it increasing clear that the following themes are […]
October 20, 2006

Security: Product vs People and Process

One of the hardest concepts to emphasize concerning Information Security is that people and processes are more critical to your overall security posture than products are.   […]
October 21, 2006

Waiting Patiently for CS Service Pack

It won’t be long now…   Service Pack 1 for Community Server version 2.1 is just around the corner. Mind you, I haven’t had many issues with v2.1 as it […]