Posts made in April, 2012


OSX Bootcamp and Windows 7


Posted By on Apr 25, 2012

I will add pics to go along with these steps soon. Somewhat similar to the Using Boot Camp to install Vista on your Mac walkthrough, this tutorial will take you every step of the way through installing Microsoft Windows 7 on your Intel Mac (running 10.5 or later), using Boot Camp. Note: if you’d rather not dual boot OS X and Windows 7, you can always install Windows 7 in a virtual environment using Parallels Desktop 6.0 for Mac. To...

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I’ve scoured the web looking for a script that would allow me to test Rackspace CloudFiles C# binding. Since I was unable to find anything that useful I decided to throw something together myself.  To download an example of this script in aspx form please click here.   Previously I provided an outdated code sample on this page however I removed it because of how old it was.  If you really need it comment below and...

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There may come a time when you need to safely truncate data from an active database. To safely perform these steps it’s ideal that you create a backup of your database and perform the following steps on a test basis first. 1. TRUNCATE TABLE dbo.ELMAH_Error 2. Right click your database click Tasks> Shrink Database > and perform a shrink on your database to reclaim the unused disk space. 3. Then run: DBCC CHECKDB to ensure there...

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I wrote this script so you can loop through a CSV which contains a list of IP’s or Hostnames and allows you to verify whether a specific Registry Key and Value exist. Of course this can be modified for further granularity. [message_box type=”info” icon=”yes”] # Filename: checkreg.ps1 # Description: Imports a list of computers from a CSV file and then checks each of the # computersa particular registry...

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So it’s been almost a week since I received my iPhone 4s and Mac Book Pro 15. Being a Windows Admin/Developer I’ve been given a hard time for utilizing Apple products. I must say the hardware is exceptional and runs Windows beyond my expectations. As a Windows Admin/Developer the iPhone isn’t quite as useful however it is indeed a solid device that has excellent Microsoft Exchange support. So all in all I’d...

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