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Windows 8.1 Preview is available

This pretty little fish is on the screen whilst I install the latest from Microsoft; Windows 8.1 is an update to Windows 8 (what else), due for release sometime around October this year. Click this link if you want to … Continue reading

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PPC Will not claim for car use

I have commented on this guys use of public funds before so I have to give him his due. In this article (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-22583855) he has declared that he will not be claiming for using his own car on official business. … Continue reading

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Server Crash

Being a bit of a geek I run a server at home so laptops, workstations and media computer are all connected to a domain. The server runs Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 (upgraded from the earlier version) it has … Continue reading

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Does anyone else think this is wrong

OK I’m a long term Microsoft supporter having learnt my trade primarily using the companies products; That said I cannot for the life of me see why Microsoft has to push other companies products for them in the EU; If … Continue reading

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A Workstation Rebuild

Back in 1984 when I was learning to programme on a Acorn BBC Model B Micro (which I still have) my brother Brian was starting to replace his company’s IBM desktop computers for the new cheaper and better clones. Rather … Continue reading

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That didn’t last long

My last post mentioned a new job; turns out that I am so used to working my own hours to suit my lifestyle that I’m not  happy working full time in an office anymore. Fortunately for me there was a … Continue reading

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Good Morning 2013.

A new year; a new job:- next Monday (7th) I start work for Ashton Court; doing pretty much what I have been doing for the last four years but for someone else and with the advantage of a regular income. … Continue reading

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