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January, 2009

  • Home Hyper-V Networking Gotchas

    Before the holidays, I bought myself an early present: a new quad-core box with 4GB RAM, which I was going to use for a home Hyper-V lab, so that I could run a bunch of 64-bit VMs as well as the 32-bit staples I’ve been using for years (SBS 2003, and...
  • Vista-Stylez File Management in Windows 7 Beta

    If you’re finding file management frustrating because the folder pane seems strangely inactive in the Windows 7 beta, it’s probably because it is. It’s perfect for light filing use, but not so good for folder-stuffing and navigational acrobatics. Which...
  • IAG – now available for Hyper-V

    Of all the things I could be doing right now, blogging is the one that won. Feel special? Procrastination, but with a helpful bent. IAG SP2 is now a VHD for Hyper-V Your mission, Jim, is to make that into a song. The most interesting “wow” moment I had...
  • Back With A Semblance

    It’s a new year, I have a new job, and I have new stories to tell*! I had a lovely Christmas break, thanks for asking, and now I’m back, I’ve moved into my new role as a Premier Field Engineer. PFEngineering is the part of the organization tasked with...
  • Shutting phones up with Bluetooth, revisited: musings

    I posted a while back that I was looking for some kind of  suppression device that could silence my ringer while I was in the office, and mentioned Bluetooth as a likely candidate. Since then, I got myself a car with a Bluetooth module in it, and...