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Server 2003 to SBS 2008 Migration

Posted by on Feb 8, 2010 in Tech Hints | 2 comments

Ok.  It isn’t really a migration; in reality, you are joining an SBS 2008 machine to an existing Server 2003 domain.  However, since you have to do similar tasks as you do for a migration, I’m calling it that. In short, you are following the same instructions that are found in this Microsoft Technet posting.  In a nutshell: Prepare the...

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Anti-Malware I Trust

Posted by on Aug 20, 2008 in Tech Hints | 0 comments

When researching this problem, I ran across several postings for an anti-malware program that I had never heard of.  I hesitated to use it, as apparently you cannot believe everything you read on the internet, so I tried the manual method which took some time. After that I talked to some colleagues who had seen similar infections, and they tried the...

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The Most Useful Tool

Posted by on Apr 30, 2008 in Tech Hints | 0 comments

I was struck yesterday how my most useful tool is also Microsoft’s most reviled creation. I’m referring to, of course, Clippit. I was reminded of this when I used a common paper clip to perform two jobs that I do all of the time (not counting actually clipping two pieces of paper together.) 1)  I had a CD stuck in a drive.  Unhinge a paper...

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