Marcus Hass' [MS] Blog

Interesting tidbits about Microsoft Office 365 and other products. Occasional rants about travel, gaming and gadgets.

April, 2006

  • Windows 2000 to XP Upgrade Nuances

    In the process of helping a customer upgrade their remaining 5,000 desktops from Windows 2000 to XP, I have found a couple entertaining and frustrating issues with the upgrade process. First of all, this only applies to an unattended upgrade of...
  • Comcast Improves, and I finish my home theatre

    So, I decided to get a powered CATV amplifier for my house to see if my loosing picture with Comcast was maybe just the box saying “weak signal”. Well, this has solved the issue of it loosing picture! But, we are still having to power down the settops...
  • Updating drivers from the command line

    So, I am off doing a desktop migration for a customer of approximately 5,000 desktops. Vista you ask? No, not that sexy. Just trying to help one of our core telco customers get everyone off Windows 2000 onto XP. And by the way, get in infrastructure in...