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Retrieve System Time within a Batch File

I've shown you previously how to get the date value from the system in a batch file. You can also grab the time in a similar fashion.
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Posted On:2015-07-16, Views:75

Why I am ditching

There is one simple reason that I am moving my email back to Gmail: Search is broken.
Posted On:2015-06-08, Views:316

Watch out for ListingDomainReg Spam / Scam Bait

I recently purchased a new domain name, and lo, the spam has started to roll in. The one I got this morning could be really dangerous for budding young webmasters just starting out.
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Posted On:2015-05-23, Views:586

How Pusher Killed the Labs

This is the story of how 3 lab environments were rendered inoperable with a click of a mouse button. Well, there was some configuration involved, but it was completed with a single click.
Posted On:2015-05-05, Views:534

Who is Behind Job Spam?

If you have been in the job market, chances are that you have received a lot of "offers" from recruiters. Lots of times, these "offers" are for short-term contracts, in random places around your country. I thought I'd pick apart the email header, and share it here.
Posted On:2015-05-01, Views:635

Don't Throw Away Your Servers Yet

Recently, Jon Evans of TechCrunch posted a really intriguing article discussing why your software development package is behind schedule. Itís a really good article, and I agree with 66 percent of it. He makes and explains two of the three points really well. As a systems guy, I take a bit of umbr...
Posted On:2015-02-04, Views:1402

Retrieve local NetBIOS name with VB6

There are a two really easy ways to get the netBIOS name of the local machine. One leverages API calls to Win32, while the other simply queries an environment variable.
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Posted On:2015-01-17, Views:1562