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"Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death."

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Born: none, 563 BC

Dead Disks, Dread, and File Retrieval(.com)

Recently, one of our developers came to us with a failed "server", and requested the IT department assist in recovering data from it. Powering the box on revealed the click of death. Ouch. Let's give this a shot.

Posted On:2014-12-15, Views:95

Creating Circles with CSS

Have you ever needed to make a circle for your web site, with text inside of it? Normally, you'd create a graphically representation, with the text inside. Did you know you could do it with a simple little CSS class? A circle is sometimes handy to draw attention to something on your page, or to buil...

Posted On:2014-12-13, Views:82

How to fix the Veeam PowerShell Error

During the installation of Veeam Backup and Replication (VBR), you may run into a puzzling error, "Failed to invoke PowerShell query SCVMM components are not installed." Luckily, an easy fix.

Posted On:2014-12-11, Views:104

How VPN Creates a Secure and Private Tunnel between the Users Device and the Distant Server

VPN creates a secure and private tunnel between the user’s device and the distant server which is connected to Internet, thus securing your outgoing and incoming data from interception and snooping. The tool was majorly used by employees to access remotely their company network through a secure channel. Now, this tool can be used by anyone for securing their private network or a coffee shop connection etc.

Posted On:2014-11-26, Views:207

Keep clean with SOAP notes

When I was a young IT professional, a more senior professional introduced me to SOAP notes for helping document and manage my my tickets. More than 25 years later, I still use this method, with great effect.

Posted On:2014-11-14, Views:228

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:238

7 Geek Subspecies

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:320