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April, 2008

  • The Cat's Out Of The Bag: ISA Server will become ForeFront TMG

    So, we all know that ISA 2006 doesn't work on Windows Server 2008 . Massive architectural changes to the IP stack, blah blah, etc, etc. People (uh, yeah, just "people") have been asking about what's to become of ISA Server for a while: "There...
  • Generic Troubleshooting: "Is it still a problem?"

    I've been doing this support thing for a while now. Frequently, the basics are what get overlooked when troubleshooting an issue, particularly an issue that seems complex on the surface. Often, though, you'll find that the detailed techniques lead you...
  • It's A Saving, not A Savings!

    Yes Atwood, it was you that drove me to this . "This power savings is achieved by dropping the CPU multiplier..." Gish! So I did a little digging to see whether I was alone in having the (vast unkempt) tufts of hair on my (manly) back try to...
  • Oh, it's the 29th!

    Which means I was going to go buy GTA IV today! GTA: Vice City and GTA: San Andreas absolutely blew me away with the quality of the narrative and distinctive and unique open worlds. Best of all, guilty pleasures all in a consequence-free environment!...
  • Can Bluetooth Shut My Phone Up?

    I love my Touch Dual, but I'm one of those people that constantly forgets to shut it up when I'm at my desk. (This is a plea for help, rather than an apology to my coworkers, who deserve everything they get.) But anyway: my utopian vision is that of having...