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Encryption plugin for Pidgin and AOL

15 July, 2008 (18:05) | security, software | No comments

Pidginis listed on my favorite free software page as a do it all instant messenger. There is an AWEOME plugin for it called OTR for encrypting your messages. When you are using it you can tell it to turn off logging or leave it on. GO HERE to get it. Look for the link specific […]

Hyperic agent start as a service in windows

10 June, 2008 (07:28) | How to, software | No comments

For anyone wondering how to start up the Hyperic agent in windows as a service – Don’t bother with the whole resource kit install and running the manual process. go to command line switch to Hyperic directory run hq-agent.exe -i Now open services, and edit to tell it to restart on failure. (it fails a […]

Sequoia View for hard disk cleanup

9 April, 2008 (22:08) | software | No comments

Sequoia View makes a visual representation of your hard disk. The bigger the square, the more disk that is being used. After installing, change the colors by hitting view>colors and OK. Notice how the squares are grouped is how you tell the path. Right click and hit  explore to get in and delete things. Look […]

MS Exchange 2003 needs WINS!

11 March, 2008 (20:30) | OS, software | No comments

Another argument about this today. This is a giant weak spot in a clustered redundant Exchange 2003 environment. WINS is super easy to run and really easy to replicate. Here is an MS article updated 5 months ago to show you why you should do it. If you run a big environment you are asking […]

Log me in web links are sweet

9 March, 2008 (22:09) | Remote Management, software | No comments

This log me in free software kicks total butt for remote desktop control. . The best thing I’ve found so far – build a web link and email it to someone for installation. They don’t need an account or anything. You just go to your logmein console on their website, hit advanced over on the […] vps servers pros and cons 1

7 March, 2008 (04:37) | Mindless Blather, software | No comments

Yesterday we hooked up 2 vps’s with In some ways it sucks, you have to install everything manually. For a lot of people I’m sure that is fine. TONS of people can’t get past this and quit. Most of the negative reviews of had this condition.  I was entertained while going through hoops to […]

How to install log me in Free edition on somebody elses computer

7 March, 2008 (04:35) | How to, software | 1 comment

This is mostly a reminder note for me. Log me in free is an awesome free tool to remote control some-one’s machine so you can help them on their computer. It is like VNC on crack. To install log me in free edition (written using IE7 and vista) installation of the log me in free […]

Hamachi – start with task scheduler easy quick version

27 February, 2008 (01:42) | How to, software | No comments

In vista you can get hamachi to start up on boot real easy this way- start> type task in the search window and it should autocomplete. hit enter Create basic task Name- hamachi start, leave description blank and hit enter triggger- when the computer starts (next) start a program (next) browse to hamachi.exe (next) hit […]

Symantec Ghost serial number

23 February, 2008 (07:37) | software | No comments

Here is something really stoopid: registering your Symantec business solution suite: Email comes with a registration code pdf. download the pdf go to their dum website and try to create an account they already built an account for me I dont know the password, so i email it to me using a magic wizard. WC967251mR […]

Symantec ghost trial only images up not down

20 February, 2008 (19:14) | software | No comments

I’m working on some fun Symantec Ghost stuff. One thing I learned- if you get symantec ghost solution 2.0 or whatever as the trial copy you CAN’T image down. Only up. How stupid is that to test the process? You can only do 10 machines, the images don’t work with another license. They have it […]

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