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  1. Enable Users to Change Expired Passwords in Outlook Web App 2010

    by , 2nd July 2012 at 08:46 PM
    By default in OWA 2010 if a user's password has expired they are told the username or password is invalid. They are unable to reset the password in OWA. This might be a pain when the passwords expire in the summer holidays. If you have SP1 + installed on the server users will be able to reset expired passwords before they login. All you have to do is make the following registry changes on all of your CAS servers.

    1. Log on to the Client Access server.
    2. Start Registry Editor (regedit).
    3. Locate
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    Updated 2nd July 2012 at 08:53 PM by FN-GM

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  2. Clever Dual Touch LCD screen

    by , 27th June 2012 at 01:00 PM (Bob's Blog)
    I have had several of these installed at the primaries where I work. As a projector replacement they work well on paper, no shadow cast, no bulb to replace, evenly lit accross the display, less wires makes for a tidier installation, toughened glass etc. There's quite a few reasons to replace those aging projectors or if you have a new build then the increased labour costs of projector installation may well off set the overall cost of one of these.

    I'd say the weight of one of these ...
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  3. Arghhhh.

    by , 26th June 2012 at 10:42 AM
    one of the local charity's i help out asked me to have a quick look at up dating the events on there site as they are still back in 09 so i agreed to have a look. this is not currently a CMS website so meant downloading the pages making the edit an re uploading. [Supposed to be being changed to joomla By me]

    first problem nobody knew the credentials for the site.

    i emailed the host who had disabled access.
    any way we were over paying by a lot so have moved ...

    Updated 26th June 2012 at 02:07 PM by januttall

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  4. windows 7 printer driver on windows server 2003

    by , 25th June 2012 at 10:32 PM
    How do you get a windows 7 printer driver setup on windows server 2003?
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  5. Striking.

    by , 25th June 2012 at 06:56 PM
    The question is thus.

    You may not hold a person against their will. You may certainly not hold a person against their will to make demands of another.
    Therefore why on earth is it legal to hold the general public hostage to "make a point" to your employer?

    And stop that comment you've already started typing.
    I am simply trying to understand one simple thing about striking unions, and yes this is regarding HMRC today. I'm no politician so excuse ...
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  6. What a few weeks!

    by , 8th June 2012 at 10:51 PM
    It's been a mixed bag, in the last month or so. Started off with a week off - fantastic BT managed to completely murder a phone line install which should have taken 10 minutes. ISP (Sky) were quite good to be honest, considering they were the man in the middle between me and Openreach they handled it quite well. I hope they kick BT's backside because Openreach really is laughable.
    So, back to school and the proper good gubbins has arrived for the first of two new servers - shiney new Intel ...
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  7. Project: [insert witty name here] - slight update.

    by , 4th June 2012 at 08:41 PM (And so, our story begins...)
    So, I've planned the game, decided on how it's going to flow and sketched out screens/characters and now I'm on the making "proper" art for it.

    So far, I've made 1 screen... and it's taken me about 3 days.


    This is that screen.


    Well... I say it's the screen... it's about 60% of the screen. There's some more stuff to go into it. But that stuff is being done a different way...[/mysterious]

    "What is this mysterious room?" ...

    Updated 4th June 2012 at 08:48 PM by X-13

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  8. New job in educational IT support

    by , 2nd June 2012 at 02:34 AM
    Today I had my interview and practical test with a midlands LEA IT support... Great to say I got the job! More details in the future still need to work my notice
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  9. What's that? New Project?

    by , 30th May 2012 at 12:26 PM (And so, our story begins...)
    Well... new possible project.

    If I can sort out where to start...


    I suddenly got the urge to make a game. Most probably sprite based.

    All written in C++, everything hand made.


    I may even get some of our staff involved.


    The thing is... I have no idea of what to make. [/FirstWorldGameDevProblems]


    Maybe something like Mario... Maybe a first-person exporing game...

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  10. Assessment for Learning (AfL)

    by , 25th May 2012 at 03:06 PM
    To what extent has the implementation of Assessment for Learning (AfL) strategies had any significant impact on a group of learners and what are the issues, (if any), surrounding the effective implementation of AFL?
    What would improve the efficacy of AfL?
    Where would one find anonymised exemplar samples of AfL in practice? (both "good" practise and what might be considered "an area for development")