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July, 2010

  • pxe stick lab at techready 11

    i just finished session #2 of the create your own pxe stick lab at techready - thank you to everyone who attended!  you learned a few really important things in this session: 1.  how to create a bootable usb stick 2.  when/where series...
  • windows 7 wednesday tip–problem steps recorder

    today i was installing office 2010 using the click-to-run/application virtualization technology microsoft has and decided to use problem steps recorder to “document” the process.  to my surprise on a multi monitor system, problem steps recorder captured...
  • windows 7 wednesday tip – winsat.exe

    in windows 7 you have a performance information and tools in control panel that can rate the various subsystems in your computer.  the program that runs these assessments is winsat.exe.  it’s a command line utility so you can actually run individual...
  • growing up

    when i was really young, i watched sesame street, the electric company and zoom on wttw (pbs) during the week and every weekend started with the superfriends and saturday morning cartoons. as i grew older, there was a lot of wfld and whatever channel...
  • tnetennba - a new word is born

    tonight is the 3rd episode in the 4th series of the it crowd. in the 2nd episode, moss uses the word "tnetennba" and just like that you can find other it crowd fans by typing this into google, yahoo or bing. i love the way graham linehan plays with popular...
  • powerpoint not required

    two years ago this month i joined dekalb area toastmasters. for the past year i have served as our club's president. today i was able to recreate my "icebreaker" speech the way i would have two years ago if a projector were available. the title of the...