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[Misc] How do I get BGInfo to display the machine's architecture?

"Out-of-the-box" BGInfo doesn't display the architecture of the machine. Is there anyway I can add this? [More...]
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[Downloads] Looking for a Free IP Subnet Calculator?

An IP subnet calculator should be one of the key tools you have in your "SMS/ ConfigMgr" toolkit for those times when you need to calculate a boundary based on a non-standard subnet mask I've always used the free WildPackets one (now renamed...

[Misc] Microsoft is recruiting for ConfigMgr and OpsMgr Positions

The Management Platforms and Service Delivery (MPSD), within Microsoft are currently recruiting for the following positions: ConfigMgr Client Health Engineer / Senior Service Engineer – https://careers.microsoft.com/JobDetails.aspx?ss=&pg=0&so...

[MS KBs] New KB Articles At Microsoft 18 Oct 2010 - Weekly Summary

.NET Framework 2.0 2436257 Updates for the .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 and for the .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 may chain-install other updates Expression Web 2445851 Information about the SuperPreview feature in Expression Web 4.0 Forefront Client Security 2394439...

[Misc] Formatting lost when pasting into Windows Live Writer

OK this one was a bit of a head scratcher for me. I installed a VM on my Mac and inside this installed Windows 7 and Windows Live Writer as I've unfortunately been unable to find a native Mac blogging tool as good as Live Writer. Everything was going...

[Misc] We're having a boy.

Well my wife and I went to the hospital today for our second scan as we're expecting our first baby in December. I'm delighted to say everything went OK and we're having a baby boy...!!!

[Misc] Microsoft Team Blogs - New articles from 22-Mar-2010 to 28-Mar-2010

240 Microsoft Team blogs searched, 101 blogs have new articles. 288 new articles found searching from 22-Mar-2010 to 28-Mar-2010 BlogMS Resource Guides: Directory of Microsoft Team Blogs Free Microsoft Software and Online Services Categories: Consumer...

[Misc] Microsoft Team Blogs - New articles from 15-Mar-2010 to 21-Mar-2010

240 Microsoft Team blogs searched, 107 blogs have new articles. 279 new articles found searching from 15-Mar-2010 to 21-Mar-2010 BlogMS Resource Guides: Directory of Microsoft Team Blogs Free Microsoft Software and Online Services Categories: Consumer...

[Misc] Microsoft Team Blogs - New articles from 08-Mar-2010 to 14-Mar-2010

240 Microsoft Team blogs searched, 110 blogs have new articles. 282 new articles found searching from 08-Mar-2010 to 14-Mar-2010 BlogMS Resource Guides: Directory of Microsoft Team Blogs Free Microsoft Software and Online Services Categories: Consumer...

[Misc] Creating a Firewall Rule to Allow ICMPv4 Echo Requests

This could be one of those really useful snippets to file away somewhere: “You're trying to do some basic troubleshooting on your network and you ping a machine but it doesn't respond.  You know its there. Why isn't it responding? It's...

[MS Platforms] Feb '10 - Technical Rollup Mail - Platforms

News Tech•Ed 2010 is coming Get ready for the go-to event for gaining IT knowledge and networking with peers. Register by February 28th and save $200 http://www.microsoft.com/events/techednorthamerica/?CR_CC=100276539&mtag=MSCOM Windows 7 Application...

[Solution Accelerators] Build your business with free tools from Microsoft

You spoke, we listened. Thanks for your feedback on the Solution Accelerators newsletter. For the next few months, we'll be experimenting with the structure and content of this publication to better incorporate your comments. Stay tuned, and continue...

[Misc] Thank you, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year for 2010

So with only one sleep left until the big fat fella drops down our chimneys to bring our presents and drink our beer I just wanted to say a BIG thank you to all of you that have helped me, supported FAQShop/ WMUG, read this blog, contributed, attended...

[Rant] Wot no eSata cable?

So I’ve invested in a Seagate FreeAgent XTreme eSata external drive primarily for the performance benefits I hope to get over regular USB/ Firewire which needless to say I’ve had to pay extra for. The drive has just arrived and I’ve eagerly opened it...

[Misc] If you need to visit the American Embassy in London but…

… need to take your mobile or other electronic devices or ANYTHING with a battery in (yes including car keys that contain a battery for remote central locking whether the battery is built into the key or on a central fob), then you will NOT be admitted...
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