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  1. iHate Work? iFired!

    , 3rd November 2011 at 01:30 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Well, no, I am not fired but this poor Apple employee was for making comments about his employer on Facebook.

    It shows that you need to be careful what you say these days. All too often I see comments on Twitter or Facebook about people hating their job and often they don't realise, if I can see the comment so can their boss. What makes this case more chilling is the post in question had privacy settings applied so the poster thought it was safe, but a colleague on the access list ...
  2. Out of focus Sanyo PLC XE40

    by , 31st October 2011 at 03:56 PM
    After cleaning the inside of many Sanyo projectors I have reassembled a Sanyo PLC XE40 and it will not focus. I have looked everywhere for an idea on where there might be another focus besides the focus ring. I have taken it back apart to make sure all lenses were where they should be by comparing to a projector I haven't cleaned yet and all seem to be correct....any suggestions?

    Updated 1st November 2011 at 05:14 PM by JPTech (spelling error)

  3. Windows 7 (and Vista) Roaming Profiles... and resetting them

    by , 11th October 2011 at 02:07 PM
    I use roamin profiles - and I know that people have their own views on using them, so no flaming please! I use it for all users, and combine it with folder redirection to for speed and efficiency.

    Here is an outline of my setup then... and some links to getting it set up the same way if you are so inclined.

    All userdata is stored on SAN paths, mapped through DFS. But, but could have this on single servers equally, and it would work just fine. The root path is \\DNSNAME\Network\ ...
  4. Start Menu and Desktop Redirection

    by , 9th October 2011 at 12:00 AM
    Hello again! This one wanders off into slightly differenet territory for my normal blogging - but its one Ive had lots of questions about recently. Its also been a fairly busy one on the forums too, so here is a reasonably definative guide on how to get it working properly...

    1. Create a server side copy of your structure
    Sounds simple, but how many times this isnt done properly never ceases to amaze me. Now, some poeple I know wont like what Im about to recommend, but trust ...

    Updated 11th October 2011 at 02:18 PM by TheScarfedOne (Added screenshots)

  5. WARNING - Non educational/geeky rant inside

    by , 4th October 2011 at 08:00 PM
    I rarely blog or speak too much of personal experience outside of the world of geek-dom, because it generally makes me uncomfortable. I am comfortable speaking about computers, technology and the foibles of the human mind, particularly Autistic Spectrum Disorders, because I know them reasonably well and still have the capacity to learn more about them, always finding out new things.

    However as a parent of a 1 and 3 year old, I'm starting to be able to add "parenting" to ...
  6. Exchange Server 2010 Auto Reply for Distribution Group

    by , 4th October 2011 at 12:49 PM
    Hi All

    I have a distribution group called admin@....... with 5 users in it. I want to set up an auto response so that everytime an email gets sent to admin@.... it replies saying your email have been received.
    Has anyone any suggestions or has anyone done this?
  7. Shutting down machines with Group Policy Preferences

    by , 29th September 2011 at 09:21 AM
    Ok, so - some of you have tried to put this in place and have not had much luck with it. I use this one a lot, as it saves additional software - and it is just nice to have everything all in one place.

    How to do it properly then...

    1 Create a NEW GPO... yes I said new. Don't go adding this to exisitng ones as when you want to change the time for different machines - you will be stuffed (well you could use item level targetting -but thats a bit out of the reach of this ...
  8. Games Britannia - School's Videogame Festival 2012

    by , 26th September 2011 at 02:22 PM
    Related to the EuroGamer Expo blog, we are running an education related Video Games event at Magna in Sheffield next year called "Games Britannia" celebrating the UKs massive involvement in Video Games Industry. The event has been organised in response to the Nesta report and is part of Rotherham Schools Children's festival. It focuses on raising awareness of Gaming and the career opportunities available within the industry as well as offering teaching staff the tools to use game related ...
  9. Eurogamer Expo: A Glimpse of Tomorrow?

    , 26th September 2011 at 01:18 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    My Saturday was spent attending the Eurogamer Expo at Earl's Court, London. This trade show was a chance for members of the public and video games industry to show off their future releases and next-gen technology. And it is brimming with technology.

    One of the most popular stands was the OnLive service. Recently launched in the UK, the service jumps aboard the cloud bandwagon and tries to offer gamers the chance to stream titles online using a PC or a micro-console. This small box ...

    Updated 26th September 2011 at 01:21 PM by CAM

  10. Converting Differential Images to video format

    by , 2nd September 2011 at 04:08 PM
    I have been using mencoder to create video from images and it works well

    does anybody have any experiance converting images to video where there is a first full image file followed by differential images ?

    I would apreciate any help, thanks