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How about a sticky for online learning resources for IT skills?
https://www.coursera.org/ as a starter for 10 - IT, as well as lots of other subject areas
Mates Netbook as died and I want a crack at trying to restore/repiar from a Windows CD, does anyone have an idiots guide to creating a Bootbale USB Drive?
Anyone got a BT homehub2 and managed to get port forwarding to work.
Trying to get it to forward to a box running ssh but no joy.
Can't even see the port open from the outside world (canyouseeme.org)
Tried forwarding to both the machine name and IP but neither work.
Even tried using...
I'm fitting some new PC's for a client over the weekend, its a small satellite office with two guys and they have Sage installed on both machines, one guy accesses the Sage DB file via a share from the other chaps machine.
They have asked if there is a cheap way they can have it in a central...
An old chestnut this one. Have the argument in almost every. contract but still don't know the definitive answer.
In a scenario when a web app, say, references data that is fairly static in nature I always propose using some caching strategy to avoid unnecessary round trips to the database.
I've got a little Dell Vostro, must be about 18 months old. The screen's only 1366x768 plus I want a standalone monitor I can watch TV on.
My Dell doesn't have a DVD player either....sooooooooooo
What do I need to buy please?
24" widescreen is I guess about right, perhaps a...
Anyone tried Firefox 6 alpha ?
I've heard it's quite snappy, which sounds promising (unless they just haven't yet integrated all the bits and bobs).
hi Im new to contracting. I have a contract lined up and need MSDN subscription so I could install Visual studio software. I heard BizSpark give you MSDN subscription for free if you are a startup?
Has anyone else got this BizSpark? And has MSDN subscription.
My current set up is as follows;
BT homehub connecting to the outside world.
Connected to the homehub are a PS3, TV and a Netgear router via a 'homeplug' connection.
Connected to the Netgear router are various PCs, an iomega drive and a printer, some wireless, some cabled.
If I use the...
When there is an online order, my website sends acknowledgement email to the customer plus copies to me. Recently I find copies going into Live Mail spam and on checking the headers I found:
Received-SPF: error (google.com: error in processing during lookup of anonymousXdns28.co.uk: DNS...
Resharper is a tool to help productivity in Visual Studio.
I am working as a contractor for an investment bank. For some reason there seem to be not enough global Resharper licenses for everyone. I can't be as productive without the tool as I would like to, and after some thoughts with other...
Clientco has gone mad and implemented eRooms all over the place. What is worse the search facility does not work.
Had a look over the internet but yet to find a satisfactory script/process to search it.
Ideally I need to flatten the directory structure into a report that will show...
My HTC desire is paired up with my car's bluetooth. It has been fine all along until recently every few minutes I get a notification (which interrupts whatever I'm listening to) that he connection has been lost & it will try to reconnect.
Nothing has changed (apart from upgrading Android) any...
Anyone looked at this or even earning a crust at it?
I'm wondering which of Android 2.3 or Android 3 I should start working with.
One would naturally assume Android 3 is a superset of 2.3, and will supercede/obsolete the latter; but I keep seeing references to Android 3 being targetted more...
Anyone have any views with homeplug network devices? For those that donít know these allow you to pass an Ethernet connection using the mains wiring as a medium. Apparently they have a range of 200 meters.
I have been testing these extenders and they do seem to work. But I now have some real...
I have resource issue at one of my sites.
I have always gone with the rule of thumb that 1 IT staff member can cover 75 users
(agreed that all sites differ with complexity of systems supported) – there is no hard and fast rule here.
We use primarily server 2008 R2 (10 off) with 90 XP...
The last 3-4 days, CUK is the only site I'm having problems visiting; about 75% of the time pages time-out and the other 25% they load instantly as normal.
Any tips on how to diagnose the problem assuming it is just me? I already blocked CUK's ad URL which was a previous problem.
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Firebug and a few other things don't work yet but it seems to work OK.
I was wondering if there are any web master members who know a way to solve a issue I'm having with a php / ruby run web site.
I am putting a site together that uses a common php include header. This of course then presents a common page title which I need to solve for SOE reasons. The way...
Is this possible?
Looking for an adapter for the modem to USB to enable using the modem on the Asus Netbook, otherwise, are there any unlocked modems that would work if I was to just swap the simcard over, maybe using my old 3G mobile with the modem simcard as this has worked as a modem with the...
I have been moving all my business files from Win XP to Ubuntu and this included my accounts in MS Excel.
I have opened the accounts xlsx file in open office but am baffled by the listed date format that it shows.
Instead of the 01/01/11 format I used to log accounted items it now shows a...
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