Off Campus

Michael Greene

January, 2007

  • Use FolderShare to sync your new Vista machine with your old XP machine

    I know several members of my family have been waiting to buy a new desktop because they wanted Vista. How do you go about copying all your data between the two machines and what if you want to use both until you get comfortable? No problem. First off...
  • Track shipments from the IE7 search field

    I just stumbled across this and it works like a charm. In IE7 you can provide a custom search provider by copying and pasting the URL string from search results in to a form. This assumes of course that the URL string includes the keyword you use to search...
  • RTW of my other favorite tool

    Paint.net is an absolute must-have . It is the tool I use to build all the graphics for my site although that may not be saying that much... :-) Congrats on shipping the final build guys. Great work. In other news, did you see the Feeds Plus install...
  • Back after a blog break

    So it's been weeks since I posted anything and I'm back! I've been travelling pretty much nonstop to meet with Universities and talk about Vista. I spoke at the launch event in Indianapolis on the public sector track. That was really interesting because...
  • I published a gadget. Search Live.com!

    My Gadget on Windows Live Gallery Tell me what you think. I'd like to add functionality to search Live services such as Virtual Earth. Perhaps have two buttons or some type of checkbox.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 8 on Vista

    This is really good info to have on hand. Source: Ohad's WebLog : Installing Adobe Acrobat Reader 8 on Vista Original Source: http://www.windows-now.com/blogs/robert/archive/2006/12/31/installing-adobe-reader-8-on-windows-vista.aspx
  • Very cool AD jigsaw poster!

    I had the Windows 2000 Server Resource Kit poster hanging behind my door in college. Sad, but true. Link to Michael Kleef ::: MSFT : Active Directory Component Jigsaw - released to the web This is pretty good too. http://blogs.msdn.com/michael_howard...
  • Credential Provider Samples

    I know a few schools out there are working on custom credential providers for Vista. I have heard of projects such as authenticating to third party kerb realms, etc. The code samples for Vista RTM have been posted and may be of value. Link to Download...
  • The hands-down best online resource for introductory information on migrating from Novell.

    Almost 2 years ago I used this online training simulation to help a school district get their minds around a Novell migration project. This URL has since eluded me and I've had several people ask about it. I just stumbled upon it so I want to bookmark...
  • Happy New Year!

    Looking forward to more great technology innovation in 2007.