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Free windows 8 ISOs straight from microsoft

8 July, 2012 (19:58) | OS, software | No comments

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/iso Or google it yourself, “windows 8 consumer preview ISO” and go grab it. You need to start getting ready for the upgrade now if you are like me. I’m just adding the link because people keep asking me.

How to find credit card numbers and social security numbers on an employee workstation

8 July, 2012 (18:49) | How to, Monitoring, security, software | No comments

Cornell developed their spider program a while ago. You can search for anything on a machine using regular expressions with this tool. It takes a bloody long time to search an entire hard drive so hopefully you have the user locked down to write access in My docs or the equal on linux/osx. This tool […]

Salesforce login problems under Internet Explorer (firefox works)

30 January, 2012 (08:28) | How to, software | No comments

Salesforce keeps popping up an error on login with the correct password: You have attempted to access a page that requires a salesforce.com login. If you are already a user of the system, please login below. Internet Explorer 9 won’t let a user get in but firefox and chrome will. This is a problem because […]

Spiceworld 2011 streaming live today

20 October, 2011 (07:01) | Monitoring, Remote Management, security, software | 1 comment

http://www.spiceworks.com/spiceworld/2011/ check it out, they have a lot of great stuff added.

Finally a great alternative to Powerpoint

22 August, 2011 (14:14) | How to, software | No comments

http://prezi.com/ Very cool vector graphics presentations. This should be able to outdo powerpoint any time you need something flashy.                

WPKG is awesome

17 February, 2010 (19:49) | software, Stupid windows tricks | No comments

Just deployed a few apps with WPKG. I have to say I love it. Client checks in with server, if it needs software, it installs. If it needs to uninstall, it does. Super cool. This is going to save me so many months of repetion. I would say it is free, but my boss pays […]

Robocopy GUI

18 August, 2008 (19:09) | How to, software | No comments

For people who need a gui to help with all of those pesky command line arguments, there is a gui version from the good people at MS. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc160891.aspx Grab that little sucker and then look up the wikipedia article on robocopy to refresh your memory on what the switches mean.

The best windows copy utility – robocopy

17 August, 2008 (19:39) | How to, software | No comments

Need to merge two files and keep only newer files? robocopy c:\folder1 c:\folder2 /E /XO Copy files between two servers and maintain permissions robocopy c:\folder1 \\server\sharename\destination /E /sec Robocopy is sweet because you can use it to sync folders, copy permissions, copy encrypted files, pretty much every file copy operation you can think of. Just […]

Predictive dynamic blacklisting

24 July, 2008 (05:36) | prediction, security, software | No comments

Are they ever going to call it blocklisting and smurf listing or something? This black and white thing generates some bad press. ANYHOW… SRI and SANS came up with this sweet predictive blacklist fun. It reminds me of what Symantec used to do with their free log reader software,¬†Deepsight . Symantec used to give this […]

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 […]

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