Grand Rapids, MI Questions and Answers Take Charge of your Security (5-16-2006)

Good Day Grand Rapids!  Again thank you for coming out and seeing me at the event and I hope to see you next time I am in town.  I also encourage to look into membership into the West Michigan NT User Group.  This is a great group and it is run by a great president,…


No File Left Behind: Windows Desktop Search (WDS)

A few weeks ago, I started diving into a fantastic free tool for your desktops.  The tool is called Windows Desktop Search (WDS).  WDS is a search engine allowing you to search across all the types of information on our systems.  From your email, documents, photos and music, WDS will help break down the silos…

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A Day in the Life of Windows Vista Productivity: Web Cast (4-26-2006)

Good afternoon everyone!  Thank you for attending the web cast on Vista!  I hoped you enjoyed all the information we had that will help all the IT Pro’s out there.  Vista has some great tools that allow us to quickly work with Vista!  Thank you to everyone that helped me with the questions and please…


Watch the Red Cross and IT Pros help the relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina

Don’t you think IT pros should have a television show?  If you’re reading my blog the answer this question, hopefully is:   YES!!   Developers have a show, and even Emeril has a show.  Don’t get me wrong those shows are good and I have even blogged about them (The Code Room) But it makes…

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Introduction to Data Protection Manager: Webcast (2-28-2006)

Good Afternoon all my young Data Protection Manager Jedi’s (and you know who you areJ)! Thank you for attending the web cast on Data Protection Manager, (DPM) as promised here is the scrubbed Q/A log (you kept Chris Avis very busy!).  Also huge thank you to Jason from the product froup hoping on the web…

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Breaking into Vegas! The Code Room Episode 3

Have you ever wanted watch the White Hats and Black Hats battle for the security of Las Vegas? Well guess what you can!  The 3rd episode of The Code Room is going to show just that, and answer the question what happens when a Hacker gets in and how to defend against it!  The Code…

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Akron, OH Questions and Answers Windows 2003R2 and Exchange SP2 (1-31-2006)

Good afternoon Akron.  Again thank you all for attending the event in Akron.  I am glad you enjoyed the event as much as I did, I look forward to the next time I am in town.  There were a lot of great question so without any further delay here are the Questions and Answers from the…

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TechEd Registration is OPEN

I know it has been open for some time, but I did want to put a quick entry up to let everyone know that TechEd registration is open.  TechEd 2006, is going to be help in Boston June 11–16.  There is an early registration discount of 10% if you register by April 14th.  For more…


Mark Russinovich demystifies Steve Gibson’s claims of an intentional WMF backdoor.

Good afternoon Everyone.  I have been receiving a lot of email’s on this one.  While I was looking at some great utilities at www.sysinternals.com, I discovered that Mark Russinovich commented in fantastic technical detail of the recent WMF vulnerability.  The bottom line of Mark Russinovich’s entry is that the behavior of the WMF, while intentional, IS…

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Having Trouble Finding Information on Microsoft Event ID’s?

Having my typical fun day of troubleshooting, I found a great web site.  the web site is eventid.net.  It can be found here: http://eventid.net/.  You can search for all the Microsoft event ID’s.  It also gives some great information on how to troubleshoot those Event ID’s.  I have not tried the subscription for the service…

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