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Convert Any Web Widget for the Vista Sidebar


This is a cool tool that will convert any google widget or web widget to work in the Vista Sidebar.  http://www.amnestywidgets.com/GeneratorWin.html Advertisements

SyncToy v2.0 Beta


Microsoft just released SyncToy v2.0 Beta. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=c26efa36-98e0-4ee9-a7c5-98d0592d8c52&displaylang=en&tm The following features were added to this release of SyncToy: Dynamic Drive Letter Assignment: Drive letter reassignment will now be detected and updated in the folder pair definition. True Folder Sync: Folder creates, renames and deletes are now synchronized for all SyncToy actions. Exclusion Filtering Based on Name: … Continue reading

Ubuntu 7.10 just released


Get the latest Ubuntu version here. http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download

How To Convert Your Virtual PC’s To VMWare Workstation


Here’s a good article on how to do this.  VERY EASY! http://www.petri.co.il/virtual_import_virtual_server_and_pc_to_vmware.htm

10 funniest Microsoft YouTube videos


HILARIOUS!! http://www.networkworld.com/community/?q=node/20555&nltxmn=1015microsoftalert1&code=nlmicrosoftalert102071 Don’t you want to get an OPhone now.  🙂

All About Windows Imaging File Format (WIM)


Download the RTF here. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=184706a3-6e05-4d9d-a034-830f4290ee42&displaylang=en&tm

Get A Temporary E-Mail Address For 10 Minutes


You can use the website below to get temporary email addresses.  This can be helpful when you need to sign up for something and you don’t want tons of junk email afterwards. http://10minutemail.com/10MinuteMail/

IEAK 7 RE-Released for Internet Explorer 7


Download the brand new IEAK 7 to support Internet Explorer 7 deployments. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/bb219543.aspx The new IEAK now generates a .MSI file for easier deployment via Group Policy or Systems Management Server (SMS).

New Verizon Wireless Phones…….


…..but where are the new Verizon Wireless Smartphones running Windows Mobile 6.x.  They have had the same old ones for sometime now except for the bulky MOTO Q series.  They need to bring in some HTC phones. http://products.vzw.com/index.aspx?id=rlp&site=next

Virtual PC Snapshots…..ugh


I’m going to have to start using VMWare Workstation for the snapshot features.  MS Virtual PC doesn’t have an easy way to do snapshots as VMWare does.  I know…it’s free and VMWare Workstation is 189.00 bucks.  Maybe one day VMWare will make Workstation free.  Let’s hope so.

WARNING – DST Patching problems and SMS ITMU


Thanks to myITforums! WARNING – DST Patching problems When Microsoft released the August 2007 cumulative update for DST patches, KB933360 it superceeded previous DST patches. The scan engine was not originally updated to detect this new DST patch.  Thus, if a user on his own applied KB933360, and you had KB931836 approved in ITMU, then … Continue reading

Build your own NAS for free


Do you have an old computer in the closet?  Why not use it as a NAS.  Here’s how to set one up for free.  Check this out. How To Guide:   http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/content/view/30179/75/ ISO Download http://www.freenas.org/index.php?option=com_versions&Itemid=51