July, 2008

  • Legacy Network Adapter in Hyper-V

    I spent a few hours this week at the New Horizons Computer Learning Center in Salt Lake City.  They had asked if I would come and spend some time talking to some of their local techies about virtualization, and specifically about Hyper-V.  We...
  • Microsoft Certified Master

    Raise your hand if you are an MCSE. I got my first certificate back in the early 90's. We are all familiar with the traditional structure. Pass one test get an MCP. Pass all 7 and get your MCSE. Then the world changed. We added specialties. MCSE + Internet...
  • Rodeo

    As some of you know I live in the Western United States in a relatively small town in Northern Utah.  This is the west of John Wayne, Jesse James, Butch Cassidy, and even Billy the Kid according to some accounts.  Big beautiful mountains and...
  • Virtual Doctors Office

    As a young man I was very interested in medicine.  I always thought that I would grow Up to be a great surgeon, or perhaps a pediatrician, or maybe an obstetrician.  I even went as far as to do Pre-Medicine work at the beginning of my college...
  • Gamers

    I have been attending the Tech Ready 7 conference in Seattle this week. I have learned some incredible stuff that we will talk about later. One of the best activities here is a party where you compete in various video game competitions. I am a huge fan...
  • XBOX360 Red Ring of Death Update

    Last Friday by XBOX had a hardware failure.  I would be lying if I said I haven't missed it this week.  I received my shoe box from UPS on Wednesday Afternoon, I packaged the XBOX and It is now on its way to Texas to get fixed.  So far...
  • Microsoft and Money

    POT   current price 225.25            I am married to an absolutely wonderful woman.  She and I have been together for just over 15 years.  She is so much a part of me that when we're not...
  • Why me? And on a Weekend!

    Well it's a beautiful Friday afternoon and I thought I would take a few minutes and tell you about the two new baby calves that I got for my farm. One of them is a brown and white Hereford name Melissa and the other is a black Angus name Colonel.... but...
  • Slipstreaming IE8 into Windows Vista Installations

    When Windows Vista was released one of the big changes was the way in which Vista was deployed. We talked at length about the new WIM file format and the flexibility that the format would allow us to have. Among other things it allows us to mount the...
  • Internet Explorer 8

    Is it really that time again when we get a new browser? Indeed it is! I spent some time today with Matt Hester talking about Internet Explorer 8. To make a long story short. IE8 is cool! IE8 Beta is available publicly for download! You should try it....