I have never used Windows Remote Assistance to request assistance. I have always provided the assistance to users via “Offer Remote Assistance” on a Small Business Server console. I was especially vexed by this Windows Intune error message recently when I was trying out Intune for the first time.
I had a clean install of Windows 7 Professional, and I … Read the rest
A few years ago, I happened to notice an idiocycracy about some word proccessor’s spell checker. Its been fixed.
The title of my post is from a poem by Peter Meinke entitled “Sonnet On The Death Of The Man Who Invented Plastic Roses”. It may be my favorite poem. As a humorous homage to Meinke I offer my own vision of the future, as I expect to see it before long in the help wanted pages:
bq. **Help wanted … Read the rest
Its recently come to my attention that a certain competitor of KinetixHosting.com (blatant plug) has servers named UGH and one named SHEKEL.
I just wanted to remind everyone that it could be worse.
I almost hate to poke fun at the folks from Redmond about this, because I think for its time Windows NT Server Resource Kit… Read the rest
Don’t ask me what I was writing or to who, but I had occasion to notice this over the weekend. I wonder if either publisher will fix the idiosyncrasy in upcoming releases.
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I mentioned the 20th birthday of Internetwork Protocol (IP) in this blog, so it seems fitting to mention the death of the 6bone. (At the risk of being known as a the Cliff Clavin of Internet history.)
The 6bone is (was) an experiemental network developed to allow people to deploy IP version 6 in a test environement. Initially they tunneled … Read the rest
Recently I have been thinking more and more about this issue of accuracy. As I read the piece I mentioned from The Economist, I tried to think of these individual efforts at publishing valuable and accurate content.
Maybe he read my posts in AdvisorBits, but more likely he got my address in some other way. At any rate, Jonathan Janson … Read the rest
I was standing in line in the local supermarket a while ago, and I had the hardest time finding the amount I owed on the screen of the cash register.
When I went back I took my camera and the nice lady thought I was a bit crazy for wanting to take a picture of the register. I noticed though … Read the rest