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  1. The Saga of Impero

    by , 27th October 2010 at 11:14 AM
    In the days of Windows XP we used Impero V2 to monitor our network and ensure students were behaving appropriately in lessons. The console could be a hit or miss sometimes but it was quick and we could monitor workstations without a decrease in performance.

    Fast forward to Windows 7 and Impero V3:

    Ever since Impero V3 (Currently at version 3.0.53) has been running, we have noticed websites "sticking" when loading and our Frog VLE performing slowly. Infact ...
  2. The SSD experiment

    , 22nd September 2010 at 12:07 PM

    So recently our main ICT suite came up for its 4 year renewal. We use ACER 6410 laptops in there and they have done a good job over the years. Now I like these laptops a lot but they are showing signs of age with 512mb or Ram and slow 5200rpm hard disks. I didn't really want to scrap them as the laptops are working well, they just needed a significant speed boost. The first thing I did was to obviously upgrade ...

    Updated 22nd September 2010 at 12:29 PM by zag

    Tags: performance, ssd