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    12th September 2014, 11:08 PM
    Hang on - you mean the cameras don't work with PoE-enabled switches?
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    12th September 2014, 07:44 PM
    To activate the English Language Pack, Do the following steps: Using multiple languages - Microsoft Windows Help If you launch the start screen,...
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    12th September 2014, 07:41 PM
    You are not running Windows 8.1 from that screen shot, so you are probably going to need this one instead as the error seems to indicate that it's...
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    12th September 2014, 06:30 PM
    Hi, I assume you are running Windows 8.1 You can try and download this language pack and install it, should do what you need if i understand you...
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    12th September 2014, 04:44 PM
    Installed on all (well, most) machines over the summer, working better than I'd dare hope - remarkably little grumbling about the new interface and...
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    12th September 2014, 04:15 PM
    We've not noticed any particular degradation or increase in support cases on legacy deployments, indeed i was speaking to a site this week running...
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    12th September 2014, 03:50 PM
    We were thinking of getting one of Ubiquiti's all-in-one box deals, complete with 9 cameras and an NVR, but I was a bit wary of having everything on...
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    12th September 2014, 01:39 PM
    dhicks replied to a thread 16tb SAN SYSTEMS in Hardware
    If this is part of a virtulisation solution, I'd go for a combined processing-and-storage server, saving you buying separate bits of hardware. If you...
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    12th September 2014, 12:24 PM
    I've had much the same thought, although I couldn't find any kind of drop-in solution for our systems, or for the education market in general....
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    12th September 2014, 11:45 AM
    Hi, Your users can configure the preferred start page by going in to Outlook Settings > Start Page *NOTE - This change may not be applied...
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    12th September 2014, 10:21 AM
    We can assist with this, possibly the largest barrier to implementnig MFA/2FA could be users being apprehensive to use personal mobiles to...
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    12th September 2014, 09:45 AM
    That's a very clear explanation, many thanks. AD LDS or ADFS would seem to make sense - we'd be happy to set up whatever mechanism is neccesary, as...
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    11th September 2014, 01:29 PM
    dhicks replied to a thread Contactless cards in General Chat
    London Undeground are advertising contactless payments as being the same price as Oyster cards, although I think that's for single trips rather than...
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    11th September 2014, 11:37 AM
    dhicks replied to a thread Visualisers! in Hardware
    Hang on... <checks camera>... darn, actually it turns out these ones only have PictBridge or USB Storage modes, there's no webcam mode listed when...
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    11th September 2014, 11:02 AM
    dhicks replied to a thread Visualisers! in Hardware
    I would give each teacher a tablet instead, assuming you have the infrastructure (managed wireless, MDM solution, secure storage and charging...
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    11th September 2014, 10:57 AM
    Any chance you could quickly outline the practical aspects of how I would go about integrating our Active Directory server with your system? Would...
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    11th September 2014, 10:28 AM
    dhicks replied to a thread Fedora Vs. CentOS in *nix
    What particular project do you have in mind? Red Hat itself, and CentOS, tend to have really quite old Linux kernals - this is by design, these are...
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    10th September 2014, 07:18 PM
    Hi All, Sorry for the delay I didn't see you mention me in this post until just now, I just want to make something clear here if you are to...
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    10th September 2014, 08:40 AM
    Any idea why? We have Nuvo systems in most of our classrooms, probably similar systems, and we've had other power supplies blow in the past - the...
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    10th September 2014, 08:27 AM
    In a university context? I'm not sure that a touch-screen at the front of the lecture hall is going to be much use - university students don't...
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    10th September 2014, 08:12 AM
    dhicks replied to a thread [Ubuntu] How to protect system from cloning? in *nix
    Culd you just check that the UUID of the main OS disk is present and associated with the file system you expect? You could pretty much just check the...
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    9th September 2014, 01:28 PM
    Darn, that's the exact model I've got except mine's 110V - I couldn't find a 220V version anywhere when I was looking.
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    9th September 2014, 12:48 PM
    I'll check with them. For adding plugins and similar functionality to Firefly, they support an OAuth style SSO mechanism - not actually OAuth...
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    9th September 2014, 12:45 PM
    dhicks replied to a thread Wireless microphone in Hardware
    We bought a 4-mic Chord QU4 unit - we bought ours from Amazon, but I see Studio Spares and TTS now have the same units listed in their catalouges....
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    9th September 2014, 11:16 AM
    Many thanks for the beta login, I'll try it out on Windows 8.1 with Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer and give it a go on iOS and Android. ...
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    8th September 2014, 11:10 PM
    How very handy - we've just received a quote for licensing our new interactive projectors with SMART's software, a cheaper option would be...
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    8th September 2014, 02:15 PM
    CPLTD replied to a thread Netgear any good? in Wireless Networks
    This makes for an interesting read (admittedly talking about none controller managed deployments) but could well be pertinent, I think the final post...
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    8th September 2014, 01:05 PM
    We've bought something similar, but we just ended up buying the 110V US version. We've fitted a 110V "commando" socket, one of the bright yellow ones...
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    7th September 2014, 07:46 PM
    This project might be a good point to go and learn something more web-orientated, possibly Ruby. The advice given above is good - you don't really...
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    5th September 2014, 01:26 PM
    CPLTD replied to a thread Office 365 Dirsync in Cloud Services
    Just checking; your .local domain is externally routable/ you have no trusts with any other forests and you have less than 50,000 items to sync or...
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