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January, 2010

  • Enterprise Domain Controllers Group and Group Policies

    Myself and a colleague Mark Empson have been developing a New Service entitled a GPO Health Check that looks at every aspect of the health of your Group Policies. Well one of the tests involved was checking for any Group Policies that had only the Read...
  • Changing you Colour Scheme in Office and Outlook 2010

    Well my friend and Colleague Justin Zarb showed me something funky in Office2010 beta today. He was running his installation with a great “Black” colour scheme in Outlook, similiar to below; The way he set this up was to go into options in word and choose...
  • Busy first day at Bett2010 despite the Snow !

    Well I was busy working at Bett 2010 today at Olympia despite the snow. I left for Olympia at 6.30am this morning and I was quite suprised when I stepped outside my door into 4 inches of snow. Our Stand at Olympia has been very busy all day. See Below;...
  • Lets give Barbie and interesting Career

      Well this is a bit of a fun post . One of my colleagues told me about this website . Where there is a contest going on to choose Barbie’s next career… and computer engineering is one of the options! If you have a moment, go to the link below and...
  • A couple of cool downloads for your Win 7 Platform

    I had a couple of informative emails today bringing my attention to some great new tools and utilities. The first one is the Windows System State Analyzer as blogged about by the  Ask the Performance team. I never realise this functionality existed...
  • A great initiative and offer Home Access

    As part of my training for BETT I learnt about the HOME ACCESS programme. This looks a really fantastic initiative to open up access to computing to children and parents who are less privileged. As I sat at home watching my two boys using Xbox 360...
  • Happy New Year ! from Chilly Britain and looking forward to BETT

    Well I am back to work and have now found some spare time to blog a little. Well we have been in the grips of a snow freeze here in the U.K. with temperatures dropping to –13C yes Celsius not Farenhite. Because we are not used to such weather we have...