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  1. Excel 2010 - Printer Fails to Communicate

    by , 5th May 2011 at 02:52 PM (It looks like you are trying to write a blog...)
    Long term users of Excel VBA will be familiar with slow processing of page set up if code like the following is used:

    With ActiveWorksheet.PageSetup
    .CenterHeader = "Title of the Worksheet"
    .LeftFooter = "Today's Date"
    .RightFooter = "Page &P of &N"
    .PrintArea = "$A$1:$H$28"
    End With

    The problem with the code is that, despite the use of the With statement, each line requires a call to ...

    Updated 19th October 2011 at 12:30 PM by Pico

    Office Agonistes
  2. dilema in arp packets

    by , 29th April 2011 at 07:27 AM

    as a new fish 1st hi 2 all of uu,

    I've created 1000 batch files in ma c drive with dos command "netsh interface ip delete arpcache"... I' m executing this batch files at a same time. now same time I'm monitoring my arp cache by "arp -a" command it's showing NO ARP ENTRIES FOUND.. . HERE I'm havin wireshark opened which shows arp strom at ma nic-----

    If ma arp table is continuously flushing then how I'm I able ...
  3. Speckytecky's Blog

    by , 27th April 2011 at 04:14 PM (Speckytecky's Blog)
    The referendum on voting

    Apologies in advance to anyone who was expecting my first blog to be on something technical

    Being of an age where voting is something I do partly in respect of the history of those who lost life and limb to protect our rights I'm currently in a quandary over this seemingly pointless referendum on the Voting system. I say pointless because we are given only two options The AV System or First Past the Post.

    More thought into the choices
  4. Keyboard Cleaning

    , 22nd April 2011 at 12:53 AM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    As much as I hate Dell's hardware, PSU's in particular, I can't fault their peripherals. My monitor is still soldiering on after nearly 5-6 years of service and the keyboard has taken such a battering that the WASD keys are faded to the point of blankness. That's what gaming does to keyboards, punishes them. WASD in particular.

    So what awaits me when I pop the keys off one by one to see what half a decade of non-cleaning will reveal?

    Event Log Every 5 Mins in Windows 2k Server-dell-keyboard-gross.jpg ...
  5. Cashless Catering System - Cunnighams and Nationwide Retail Systems Ltd

    by , 21st April 2011 at 07:44 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Tallwood_6 View Post
    We have just ordered NRS here after demos of cunninghams vericool. NRS stood out as the software seemed the most user friendly, front and backend and is entirely there own unlike the others. The tills and readers also seemed much more robust.
  6. IT Coincidences

    by , 21st April 2011 at 11:06 AM
    There I was, thought I'd have a go at implementing a VLAN on the Core switch yesterday. Just to prove the concept and make sure I've got it clear in my head what to do. I telnet into the Switch and start tweaking some settings, next thing I know connectivity to the Internet Stops.. What have I done? I look at the steps I took, and all seems well. I then revert all the settings back to their initial settings and still no Internet.

    Quick phone call to SWGfL and it would ...
  7. Depression! (Not a very inviting title for a first blog!)

    by , 14th April 2011 at 11:40 AM
    With the current thread going on in the forums, I thought that now would be a good time to start a blog.

    You see, depression gets a pretty bad rap, from most quarters, mainly due to lack of understanding. My blog is not going to be an attempt to make people understand, but just to give an insight into the whys and wherefors.....But in my case only!

    So, where does it start?

    For me, this year, two keys incidents have come together to create, what my Doctor ...
  8. Winforms WebBrowser control

    by , 11th April 2011 at 01:06 PM
    I've been playing around with the WinForms WebBrowser control this morning, and after lots of experimentation have finally figured out how to use some of the printing functionality.

    First of all, Add a Reference to SHDocVw. (Project > Add Reference > Browse > C:\Windows\System32\shdocvw.dll)

    Secondly load a document into the browser using webBrowser1.Navigate(url).

    to do "Print Preview"...
    IWebBrowser2 browser
    Tags: coding, visual c#
  9. Breaking In - Literally

    , 10th April 2011 at 01:05 AM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    A program called Breaking In is being launched in America and it is the IT world's equivalent of CSI. the show follows a fictional IT team breaking into museums, nicking cars and doing other things that real security researchers likely don't do as part of their day to day affairs. The producers even created a Flash game for people to play around in and supposedly "hack" by guessing a password.

    Unfortunately for the show's marketing team, one user responded to the Naked Security blog post ...

    Updated 10th April 2011 at 01:30 AM by CAM

    Technical , Amusement
  10. XP to Windows 7 Migration in Schools

    by , 3rd April 2011 at 07:11 PM
    I've been doing a fair amount of rolling out of new systems recently, both OS X and Windows based. While the OS X based stuff has been an interesting look at a reasonably recent and up to date operating system (10.6), it occurred to me that the Microsoft side of things was the same old irritating process of fighting with Windows XP that I've been doing for God knows how long. With Windows 7 now at nearly 2 years old and boasting a full service pack, is it not time for us to ditch an increasingly ...