I just thought I would give a quick tutorial on how to download and install Windows XP mode on the Windows 7 operating system. XP mode allows you to run a virtual copy of Windows XP on your Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate operating systems. This comes in handy when the standard built in compatibility… Read More »
Well maybe not entirely free. I am making the assumption you have access to the Microsoft Office Suite of Applications which under most scenarios, this is the case. When trying to make a case for more disk space on your servers, every consultant, teacher or colleague always says “Make sure you have a graph to… Read More »
So today I ran across a tool on posted on the forums at petri.co.il called the Microsoft IT Environment Health Scanner. Now I guess this came out back in August but it is new news to me. This tool kind of takes off from their Best Practices Analyzers and narrows it down to just your… Read More »
Many of you may have noticed the big blue bird in the upper right hand corner of the site. That is the link to the official LazyNetworkAdmin Twitter page. Right now we have it configured to post to Twitter when new content is posted. This way you can always stay up to the moment… Read More »
Several months ago I was searching for a way to add environmental variables to a system via a vbscript because we have a piece of software which requires special paths set in order to run. I was unable to find anything at the time which was able to do what I wanted it to do. Well today while browsing the forums over at http://petri.co.il I stumbled across a script posted by Rems which does exactly what I needed. Since it was so hard to find before, I decided to post it here… hoping the next person doesn’t have to look so hard.
Adobe PhotoShop CS4. The end all be all in graphics editing and design has outraged me this week. I have been working on an issue with ALL of our Mac OSX clients where the users are reporting that saving to the network from PhotoShopCS4 is failing more often than not. After weeks of troubleshooting and… Read More »
Here’s something which I have been meaning to add up here. Since IE7 (I know, this one is old) no longer did running “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE -E C:\” (or any other drive for that matter) work. You would always get an error message stating the system cannot find the device specified. Here’s how I got around that annoying message