Adding a Mapped Drive to the Dock on a Mac

Ok, trying to find this today was quite tricky and required about 3 or 4 different web pages, so I am here to simplify, simplify, simplify! Here is a nice step-by-stepper:   Map the drive: Click on Finder –> Go –> Connect to Server In the Server Address field type “smb://servername/shared_folder and hit “Connect” Login […]

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Outlook not syncing properly

If you run into an issue where Outlook is suddenly not syncing properly with your Exchange Server or it seems to be syncing more slowly than it should be, there are a couple of options. First, close outlook and reopen it using the /resetfolders flag.  This will fix most issues.  Here are detailed steps: 1.  […]

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Telnet and RDC with Windows7

As mentioned in previous posts about Vista when it came out, telnet and Remote Desktop Connections won’t work out of the box in Windows7.   If you want to be able to telnet from Windows7, do the following: Open the Programs and Features Control Panel applet (Start, Control Panel, Programs and Features). Select “Turn Windows […]

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Problems with .msi Installer on Windows 7

Ok, if you are testing Windows 7, I am sure you are finding your own fair share of bugs, but I found one today and, after some good googling, I have a solution. I, of course, can take no credit other than making this information available in another location. I will, however, leave you the […]

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HP Manufacture Date from Serial Number

Have you ever wanted to know when your HP machine was built? It can be difficult to find this information via the website, maybe even impossible, unless you don’t mind finding the Live Chat support and working with them. I can say that they were very helpful, but the process can be very time consuming. […]

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A Good Example of Spam

We see a good amount of spam here at Lanlogic, it’s something we need to battle every day here.  So, when I see a good example of a spam message that folks should avoid and be on the lookout for, I try to point it out. Take a look at the message below: Israel offers […]

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