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Developer, can do new tricks, require good home

The world of development is an interesting one where creativity comes alive through code to produce wonderful programs that do lots of cool stuff.
Okay that’s the Wizard of Oz intro over, is it really that rosy?
It seems the world of development has c…

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Don’t fall for the social engineering scam that makes you go to ammyy.com

I am pretty sure that none of our readers would fall for this social engineering scam that would make you share your computer with someone else, I am writing about it because I know of one person who had a call like this but she luckily hung up.

I he…

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Compressing files with NTFS compression by running compact from the command line

You know that you can right click on a file/folder, select properties, click advanced and then compress contents to save disk space(see image).

Did you know that you can call this from the command line also? I just saw this on Raymond Chen’s b…

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Windows 7 SP1 RTM available for MSDN and TechNet customers

If you are a TechNet or MSDN subscriber then you can download Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or Window Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 today.

Below is an image of what is available

If you have been patching your Windows 7 machine then you already…

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Virtual Lab Tip: Notifications from Windows Event Log

There are a number of environments or situations where large-scale systems monitoring is either not cost effective or simply not available. Windows 7 and 2008 include a feature for sending notifications when specific events occur in the event log.

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How To Modify The Host File In Windows 7 Or Vista

One way I stay protected from bad sites is that I use a modified host file. In Vista and Windows 7 you cannot just open the file in notepad and save it anymore, you will get an error. Someone had this happen at work on Windows Server 2008 last week and…

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