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  1. Winforms WebBrowser control

    by , 11th April 2011 at 02:06 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).

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

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    CAM
    , 10th April 2011 at 02:05 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 02:30 AM by CAM

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  3. XP to Windows 7 Migration in Schools

    by , 3rd April 2011 at 08:11 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 ...
  4. Induction...

    by , 23rd March 2011 at 10:10 PM
    Well I’ve spent my first 3 days moving from pillar to post visiting every department in my new workplace watching (and even trying my hand) at almost every job in the company. I’ve seen how everyone interacts with IT and what it means to them in there day to day job. Its given me a good idea of where the issues lie and what are going to be the little day to day issues that I might have to sort out.

    Now how many of you had an induction like that? Do you think that going and seeing ...
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  5. Connect to server and wireless, but no internet acccess HELP

    by , 23rd March 2011 at 04:55 PM
    I have a laptop that I can connect to works network and wireless, but it will not connect to internet.

    Error Message: Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage.

    Updated IE to 8
    winwock is working fine
    tried static IP and DNS did not work
    did virus scan did not find anything
    repaired IP (several times)

    Any other suggestions!
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  6. Working in a School should come with a health warning!

    by , 22nd March 2011 at 08:08 PM
    I've been in my post now for just over three years; I'm loving the job but there is one thing I've noticed since I started here.....

    I seem to be suffering from higher than usual amount of colds, sniffles and other such horrible things. Normally, I wouldn't take more than a day off per year due to some sort of sickness, but since being here I feel like I'm taking more.

    I guess its working around all these little darlings that does it. But, I just seem to feel like ...
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  7. CA ARCserve® D2D: Recover Faster - Anyone using this for disaster recovery.

    by , 22nd March 2011 at 03:08 PM
    Hello all, this is my first ever newly created posts so please go easy on me if I ...... You know what I mean. Anyway, we are a Staffordshire High School with 2 X CC3 servers and 1 Admin Server and have sacked off all support this coming year from RM and SICT and are going it alone with only an RM software support only contract (which only really gives us Tech articles for our CC3 system and the ability to hotfix the servers to keep them up to date). We still have MIS support for the Admin network ...
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  8. SMS: Scammers Messaging Service

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    CAM
    , 21st March 2011 at 07:20 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Mobile devices are gradually becoming more popular targets for scammers and are crossing over into the realm of traditional Internet scams. Social engineering plays a big part in scamming mobile phones, with a popular tactic being to ring a number, hang up immediately and leave an entry in the missed calls list that will redirect a curious owner to a premium rate number and a hold jingle. They rely on the "Hmm who just rang me?" effect to trick consumers into dialling the number and don't ...

    Updated 21st March 2011 at 07:23 PM by CAM

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  9. Facebook: Sure You Are Secure?

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    CAM
    , 18th March 2011 at 01:02 AM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Facebook profiles have become a bit of a commodity these days for crooks looking to cash in on unsuspecting members of the public. From spam messages to social engineering scams, the holy grail for any attacker is open access to a person's profile. From here, they can capture details about a person's private life along with their family, friends, business contacts and everything they require to pull the perfect scam.

    On the same note I paid a visit to the Apple Store in London today ...

    Updated 18th March 2011 at 01:06 AM by CAM

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  10. Moving away from LEA supplied Broadband

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    zag
    , 16th March 2011 at 02:47 PM
    So we are now an academy and I've been looking at the future of the LEA supplied broadband service that we have been using for the last five years. The only advantage I can think of keeping it is that everything is bundled and to be fair it does work. But with the advances in video and multimedia on the internet such as iPlayer and YouTube we are consistently reaching our capacity so its time to look at our options.

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    Updated 16th March 2011 at 02:49 PM by zag

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