Category Archives: Desktop Management

Dell to Acquire Wyse

Just wanted to give my $.02 on today’s news about Dell acquiring Wyse.  Again my disclaimer – I work for Dell and this entire article is based solely on my opinion.  However, I’ve been a Dell (and general consumer of enterprise IT products) … Continue reading

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Are Home Directories Dead?

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, really because I haven’t had much to say and the rest of the blogsphere has already said it.  However recently, I’ve had some interesting discussions which prompted me to write something. Some … Continue reading

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It’s a Bad Time to Be a PC

When I first heard that Apple was going to start building their Mac OS on Intel processors back in 2005, I thought that it was a brilliant move for Apple.  What I didn’t know was how big of an impact it … Continue reading

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When can we lose the floppy drive?

I love building PC’s. The smell of thermal grease, opening boxes of new components, building a barebone PC is just something I enjoy doing. My latest project was a Apevia X-QPACK cube case I wanted to setup to try and … Continue reading

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The Outlook “uh oh” solution

Ever send an e-mail you wish you didn’t? Pissed off at your boss and decide to send him a nasty-gram? A friend of mine forwarded me a link from the MSDN blog about adding a sending delay to your Outlook … Continue reading

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Windows Vista Ultimate

So I recently purchased a copy of Windows Vista Ultimate. I have the business editions but I wanted to play with the extra features of Ultimate, which essentially is not much more then Windows Media Center and BitLocker…

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The XP Alternative to Vista PC’s

While Microsoft is still pushing Vista hard, the company is quietly allowing PC makers to offer a “downgrade” option to buyers that get machines with the new operating system but want to switch to Windows XP.

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