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Posted On:2014-11-14, Views:129

Hey, China! Lay off the spam.

Recently, I noticed a comment on a friends Facebook page regarding the number of attempts at accessing the back end of his website which originated from China.  I know malcontents hit my site all day long, but why not take a peek?

Posted On:2014-11-13, Views:146

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The geek species has many different subspecies. There is a type of geek for just about every subject area in existance. You have food geeks, movie geeks, boating geeks, and more. This being a tech site, I'd thought I'd share a few subspecies from the tech strata.

Posted On:2014-11-06, Views:212

Install VB6 on Windows 10 Preview

So if you don't know it, the technical preview version of Windows 10 is available. Being the good maintenance guy, you'll want to know about installing VB6 on Windows 10. This article shows how I got it running on Microsofts latest OS. I won't run down the list of getting Windows 10 installed. If yo...

Posted On:2014-10-30, Views:608

Your VM is Slow and it Sucks

During my day job, I support a number of developers, QA folks, etc. Another day, living the dream. Twice very recently, I have been accused of providing substandard equipment due to slow script or program performance. Great, now I have spend 45 minutes schooling an alleged professional.

Posted On:2014-10-24, Views:217

Configuring Network Interfaces in Linux

For us Windows guys, managing Linux systems can be a pain in the butt. Some simple things, like setting or changing network configurations are performed a little differently on Linux systems. Don't let the command line intimidate you, Windows guys! Here are a few ways to manage network settings fo...

Posted On:2014-10-05, Views:310

VBScript: Dump AD Users to Excel

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Posted On:2014-09-25, Views:402