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  1. Windows Thin PC

    by , 6th July 2011 at 10:52 AM
    So... Windows Thin PC (Windows Embedded Standard 7 - for its full name really) is now out, whats the story?

    Its the replacement for Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCS... ie its a cut down version of the current Windows OS, designed for older PCs to make them last a bit longer. You can use it to make a "Think Thin Client"... ie Autologon, start an RDP session and thats it.

    And thats exactly what Ive done with it.

    So, hows it all set up, and ...

    Updated 24th August 2011 at 07:11 PM by TheScarfedOne

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  2. [Review] Sophos Web Appliance

    , 1st July 2011 at 11:23 AM
    We are moving away from our LEA supplied broadband solution so the next step is to replace our ageing cachepilot. Having used the cachepilot for over 5 years now I can safely say its holding us back on creating a fast reliable internet service.

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    We looked at a number of different options for school wide filtering proxy including:

    Equiinet Cache pilot
    I've used the latest firmware version ...

    Updated 4th July 2011 at 04:40 PM by zag

  3. We're here (or there, depending on your point of view)!

    by , 25th June 2011 at 11:31 AM
    After 2 days of travel we are finally here in Philadelphia, admittedly in a hotel by the airport 7 miles from the city centre and wondering why I'm wide awake at 5am local time.
    I HATE jet-lag
    Travel from Preston to London went without a hitch on Virgin Trains and all was well as I made wy way to Kings Cross St Pancras tube station, swiped my Oyster card and made my winding way down to the Picadilly line to get the tube to the hotel at Heathrow. Mere meters from the platform the ...

    Updated 25th June 2011 at 12:56 PM by Dos_Box

  4. Laptop House Education Show: 17th June 2011

    by , 24th June 2011 at 10:45 AM
    Laptop House Education Show: 17th June 2011

    After a break of two years, it was time for these guys to have another Trade Show. Like last time, they didn’t disappoint! So, first for a bit of an intro…

    Laptop House are an independent IT equipment reseller founded in March 2002; and based just outside Stoke on Trent. They are able to supply major brands including Dell, HP, Toshiba, Acer, Sony, Apple, Fujitsu & IBM, Promethean, Bretford, Smart and many more.
  5. Windows 7 Exam Continued

    by , 23rd June 2011 at 09:15 PM (Welcome to my blogs)
    Well today i had fun in trying to get Microsoft let me take my exam on the 30th before my exam voucher runs out. Well they won i will have to wait to the 1st of july so i guess another £48 pounds is to be paid out. But on the plus side I’m sat here taking practice exams and watching the cbt nugget

    i feel sorry for a friend of mine who is doing his mcitp and the questions are now based on the windows 2008R2 !!!!! didn't see that coming...surely they must of told people about this. ...
  6. Edugeek Addiction!

    by , 22nd June 2011 at 02:11 PM
    Well it seems that I am now addicted well and truly to this website! I have always been a fan of collaborative websites with like minded people. Especially in the realms of IT there is just too much for any one person to know. I'm sure that most IT Proffesionals are with me when I say that the "One Man Army" effect which most "Pre Secondary School" IT Administrators exist in proves to be a real challenge.

    While I regard myself as a specialist in Windows Server ...
  7. MRBS 1.4.6 - Cannot Delete an Entry

    by , 22nd June 2011 at 01:22 PM
    I am using WampServer2.1e and Configured MRBS 1.4.6.

    I am logging in with administrator credentials. I am able to create an Entry and book a Room. The only Issue I am facing is that I cannot delete an Entry. I am receiving the following error.

    Access Denied

    You do not have access rights to modify this item.

    Return to previous page

    Entry and deletion for both I am using admin account.

    Can some one help me on ...
  8. AppV Updates...

    by , 21st June 2011 at 06:31 PM
    Ok, so after I left you all wondering on the AppV score - I thought it was about time to show where we had go to...

    Well - progress is good, very good! AppV (as if it needed any more ranting and raving) is a seriously cool piece of kit. Take this one problem... using CS4 on out ICT Suite machines and to bring in CS5 would bring a learning curve for staff and students alike. Well, what if you could run the two side by side. Normally, not a chance, but with AppV you can. CS4 sequences ...
  9. Apple. Love or loathe...

    by , 20th June 2011 at 10:30 PM
    I think most people are already well aware of my opinions of Apple as a company, and sometimes this also derides confusion as to whether I also "hate" their products too, so maybe a little detail without a thread are in order, for those that care to read.

    I have a HUGE amount of respect for a company that can get into that level of being, where their products' names are used synonymously (is that a word?) to describe larger groups of products in the same way that Hoover did. ...

    Updated 21st June 2011 at 11:21 AM by ZeroHour

  10. Can you ever have too much of a good thing?

    by , 20th June 2011 at 03:44 PM (Grumbledook's stuff!)
    I’ve recently been tracking down a number of web 2.0 tools to ensure I register / protect my online identity. I am known as Tony Sheppard and as GrumbleDook with such equality online that it is hard to separate the two. However, since there is a rather good Jazz musician called Tony Sheppard I have opted to protect my identity as GrumbleDook.
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    Most people recognise my avatar or variations of it and I am always looking for ways to tweak it a little, make ...