Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category


Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite EVA9150 (UNDER $400) Streams media directly from the Internet such as YouTube™, Internet radio, Flickr™ photos, RSS, and podcasts Includes HDMI port, HD upconversion up to 1080p, Wireless-N, two USB ports for iPod® and USB drives Includes a 500 GB hard drive for extra storage of movies, photos, and ...

A Must See Webinar

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

As a user group leader myself I know how hard it is to secure good speakers on a consistent basis.  Sometimes my group members are even forced to listen to me present (yet they keep coming back).   Heck, I will let just about anybody speak to my group.                             ...

Using SPIT to Fix Vista KSOD

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Necessity is the mother of invention and in this case the mother of thinking outside the box.  At our HTG meeting in Dallas this week Jamison West, whom has been working with Susan to get logs on KSOD boxes, had his own laptop go black.  Being we were in Dallas, ...

Revised Fix for Vista Black Screen of Death

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Here is the revised fix for the Vista Black Screen of Death thanks to Jamison West (whom has suffered more of these then he cares to admit).  Suspicion is that this recent outbreak of KSOD's is cause by a Zenith SaaZ agent update but we have not nailed it down ...

Windows Vista Black Screen with Mouse Cursor Only Issue

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

If you are one of the folks being affected during the past 45 days by the issue where Vista loads to a black screen with only a mouse cursor after reboot, this blog is for you.  I'm looking for two things.  I need existing Microsoft CSS support Case #'s related ...

Do NOT buy QuickBooks Online!

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

I don't usually vent via my blog but why not, it is a blog after all... Had a customer that wanted to upgrade from QuickBooks 2007 to 2009 so I sent them to where they can easily order online.  As you all know you get free 30 days of tech ...

Did You Know

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

So I still don't have my YouTube Video of the week going every week but this week I as feeling a down about the dismal economic projections then I realized after watching the video below that I'm in the right line of work and should be more grateful than ever.  ...

SBS/EBS 2008 Technical Training

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Thanks Nick for the update link.  Get it here folks (before it gets moved again).  ;-)

Get CrossOver for FREE You MAC Lovers

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

All you folks that spent $2k on a laptop just so you can run Vista faster in Parallels can now get codeweavers' CrossOver for free today and today only.   While the demand for this offer has brought down codeweavers main site, you can still download the software and get a ...

Get Virtual Now! (Says Microsoft)

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 Free Download released today and it's time we all got on board this train.  Especially since it's now affordable for everyone. In case you can't make the presentation Dave Sobel I will be be doing in Seattle this weekend there is always Microsoft's new Virtualization - Learning ...