Do you have a network printer, network drive, or other network device that works most of the time but sometimes becomes unavailable suddenly? Then, for no reason it comes back online again? I had this exact experience just recently at a customer’s location. I walked in the door just as one of the printers stopped
Just completed a migration from SBS 2003 to SBS 2011, but one of the legacy progams woudn’t port over so we needed to keep SBS 2003 running – at least temporary. SBS 2003 will start to reboot every hour after 7 days even though the server was demoted from the domain and DHCP and DNS
If you’re logging in and continually getting the “You are using a temporary Profile..” message then here’s how to fix it. Windows is having trouble reading your profile and it is likely your profile registry key has become corrupted. Fixing the temporary profile error is usually pretty quick and easy and if this is the
Having trouble accessing a USB drive in Windows XP? Try this Go to the Windows Computer Manager and select the Disk Manager. Does the drive show as a GPT Protected Partition? That’s your problem.
Ok, we’re back – the Apple Time Capsule being used as the home-office router mysteriously died this morning. No warning, no connectivity. I can’t even get access to it to find out what is wrong. It’s dead, done. Quickly swapped back to a Linksys running DD-WRT, re-routed a bunch of network cables and we’re good
Innovatios is beginning to sue various companies in the US that offer WIFI to their customers for patent infringement. According to the article anyone who uses WIFI is in breach, however Innovatios has decided at this point not to pursue individuals. Innovatios
Setting up a new HP Server ML110 G6 for a customer. This has to be the plainest generic server I’ve seen for a while. However I know it will do a great job for an office of 5 as their main Windows 2008 Server.
Here’s the fix for slowness opening Excel 2003 files over the network. A customer recently complained that opening Excel 2003 files over the network drive was very slow and seemed to cause Excel to hang. However if you took that same Excel file and copied it to the local computer the slowness went away. A
[Updated] Telus has begun distributing the Actiontec V1000H modem/router to its home and business customers. Be advised, however, that the configuration of this modem is very restricted. You can change the password, setup the wireless and set some parameters for port forwarding and firewall entries…
Here we are, at the beginning of 2011. Have you thought out goals or resolutions for the year? What will you do differently? As a small business owner and entrepreneur the questions might be: What have you learned from 2010? Is there a new direction for 2011? What part of your business needs attention in