Blog du Tristank

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October, 2006

  • I'm going to flee, I am.

    To the beach, once more. Since going on holiday a couple of hours ago, I've: - bought Civ 4 and Psychonauts from Steam (played the Psychonauts demo a while back, absolutely loved it, but didn't buy it for a reason I can't remember right now) (they're...
  • ISA Server 2006 - URL Redirection Made Easy

    Dr Tom calls out an excellent method of bouncing users from an "entry" URL to the right one (his example is bouncing someone from mail.example.com to mail.example.com/exchange, but it should work for others too). http://blogs.isaserver.org/shinder/2006...
  • Netmon 3, Now With Added Blogging!*

    Though it might technically be possible, it's probably quite difficult ("quite" in the "very" sense) to blog from Netmon. Doesn't stop us rolling out the most significant new version in, oh, years, and the Netmon team have started a blog with tips...
  • We Are To Afflict Nuisance / We Are Impairment Praying Carrots

    A beauty of a dialog over at the always-lolfworthy Daily WTF : We are to afflict nuisance which you east cause, but the program met an error. We would like, for a support more effective than you send the report/ratio of error we will correct the program...
  • Why I Don't Win Awards For Intelligence Very Often*

    a) I always get the whole "sneaking" thing wrong in Splinter Cell: Double Agent (Ah tristank, you are so clever! A pun on Intelligence!) b) I just spent about, oh, two-and-a-bit hours on and off today working out how to get Outlook to look at the IE7...
  • My Windows Vista MCE

    I've had a mission critical Media Centre PC set up in the living room for the last - oh - dunno. Since MCE 2005 came out. It's had various interim builds of Windows Vista running on it for various lengths that were abandoned for various reasons (and...
  • Edgier*.

    Alriiight, CS 2.1 rolls on in and I think I'd better break the cycle of work, Armadillo Run and limited sleep to clock up a single post for ROCKtober. In the voice of a commercial DJaaaaaay. The logo's off centre now, because it's edgier. If it loads...