We've come back this term with a whole load of machines complaining that Windows 7 is not genuine. How nice; after all the money we spend with Microsoft and the various backflips we have to do to get our KMS server working correctly we're being accused of running illegal software!
It would turn out that during the Xmas break I created a new Prism Package which was the new SIMS Update installation. Rather than let SIMS update itself this time round (because it doesn't always work),
Originally Posted by pacisalbert problem cannot adjust even administrator account
I have a theory that we can categorise how comfortable our users are with IT based on the characters out of the Garfield show. Do not worry I am not saying that all your users eat lasagna all day (but that maybe the case I wouldn’t know). Lets take each main character from the show Read More At My Main Blog Here
Updated 25th December 2010 at 10:40 PM by russdev
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There are many ways to implement a successful 1:1 laptop scheme, below is a list of areas to consider. Each school, college, educational establishment will have its own factors, special areas to consider, below is my list of things to consider.
After the list below, I have included a paragraph of information related to my own specific experience of implementing a very successful Apple Macbook Pro 1:1 scheme. It should also be noted
Holidays for IT support in education are usually full of server and system upgrades as the staff and students are not in and this enables us to take the system down. However at Christmas we get one or two days at the most. This is due to the bank holidays and IT support staff, heaven forbid, wanting to spend time with their families.
Take these few days to do the few little jobs that you have been meaning to get sorted. Below are some suggestions to help you on your way (of course
Updated 16th December 2010 at 12:20 PM by russdev
First off, I want to say I have NO affiliation with Tapatalk, I am just a happy user of the service, and would like to notify the admins of this site (assuming this is a start, or someone can point them to this thread perhaps?).
I personally use this as an admin on a local VB forum, and as a user on another forum. When I signed up here, and saw it was a VB site, I looked to add it to my device, and it wasn't there. So I figured I'd make a post, and thought this would be the best
OK, so I heard a great quote on twitter a while back:
"In 5 years time, running an exchange server will be like running your own nuclear power plant to heat your home"
This sounds like a sensible statement to me and since we have an aging Exchange 2003 server I thought I would look into being an early adopter of their "Live@EDU" cloud based email system.
Updated 9th December 2010 at 09:02 AM by zag
We've had a XenServer running since last year, and have been impressed so much that we introduced another one this year and both hosts have some eight Windows based servers sitting on them.
I've got a small Linux server running on an old workstation that hosts the Xibo Signage System and also looks after LimeSurveys as well running on Ubuntu. My plan was to move this to another VM on the newer host as it has more than enough capacity.
It would seem that only certain
I've just been browsign teh forumsand noticed a member from Canada with over 200 posts and another US user with 300+. I mean it's great that we have such global coverage and membership, but I'm a bit ashamed to admit that I've never noticed these people before, and they've been posting for ages!!
Mind you, if more of you North American members want to say hi at the ISTE 2011 show in Philly in June plese do. It's nice to put names to faces.
Teacher preparing for OCR Level 1 ICT Functional Skills, and this particular guidance note took my interest:
During the time allowed for Part B (1 hour 45 minutes), candidates must not have access to the internet. Candidates should not be able to send or receive emails but must have access to email software (such as Outlook or Outlook Express) so that they can demonstrate their ability to e.g. organise attachments when sending an email.
So, blocking Internet - no problem,