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Rack Upgrade Plans…:)

September 15, 2018 Uncategorized 0

It has been a while since I have been able to post about any kind of research I am doing. Right now I am figuring out just exactly how I want to build my new rack mounted PfSense firewall to replace my USG-pro-4.  I want this machine to be fast enough to eventually handle a… Read more

Insane speeds cancelled

February 2, 2018 Uncategorized 0

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New HVAC Vs Previous System

January 2, 2018 Uncategorized 0

Since installing this new central HVAC system back in Oct of 2015 it really has not gotten a bitterly cold winter to test the oil burner side with it. This winter…i am getting that cold test i wanted. So far the results are excellent: The last time we had temps in the single digits with… Read more

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December 15, 2017 Uncategorized 0

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Moore Fakenews..It is Too Predictable

December 8, 2017 Fakenews Politics Uncategorized 0

The Trump Derangement Syndrome has gotten to the point that anything in the media that comes out I hold off on before I post.  I would say about 90% of the time if it is anti-conservative(not cuckservative), anti-trump it’s bullshit. The instant this Roy Moore stuff started coming out I was highly suspicious.  Back on… Read more

For the guys

January 21, 2016 Uncategorized 0

It’s nice to see not all gay folks are as intolerant as the ones who are running the movement

April 3, 2015 Uncategorized 0

Out Of Over $200,000 Raised, This $20 Donation Speaks Louder Than Any Liberal Threat – Chicks on the Right.

Just A Quick Note… in [Market-Ticker]

December 30, 2013 Uncategorized 0

There’s a particular irony to be found when a “scientific expedition” full of people who are globull-warming true believers take a trip to Anarctica, in a ship, during what is supposed to be summer for that part of the world (remember, folks, the southern hemisphere has its summer in what are our winter months) and gets stuck in… Read more

VIDEO: Baby imitates beat-boxing uncle | Mail Online

December 30, 2013 Uncategorized 0

VIDEO: Baby imitates beat-boxing uncle | Mail Online.

I Miss My Cats

September 10, 2013 Uncategorized 0

I miss my cats I miss my cats one orange and one kinda black I miss them greeting me in the morning I miss them looking at me saying good night Mandaryn was the flake and had to sneak up on her water Majyk was the “old lady” not to be fooled by such things… Read more

What Is the Threshold for Martial Law? | The Beacon

April 19, 2013 Uncategorized 0

I cannot help but wonder what the standard is that triggers the martial-law response we’re seeing in New England. If these bombers had murdered three but not caused as many injuries—if the sheer terror of their crime had not reached this magnitude—would Boston look like a totalitarian state right now? What if the police needed… Read more

Forget the Fiscal Cliff Smokescrren: $1 Trillion Obamacare Tax Hike Hitting on Jan. 1

December 29, 2012 Uncategorized 0

Americans for Tax Reform : $1 Trillion Obamacare Tax Hike Hitting on Jan. 1.

On Newtown, CT 12/17 by TickerGuy | Blog Talk Radio

December 18, 2012 Uncategorized 0

On Newtown, CT 12/17 by TickerGuy | Blog Talk Radio. Listen to internet radio with TickerGuy on Blog Talk Radio

Facebook’s “Promote” Blows Up In Their Own Face? in [Market-Ticker]

December 4, 2012 Uncategorized 0

Wonderful.  Facebook is now intentionally reducing the reach of everyone’s posts..unless you promote them..which is a paid thing.  I don’t mind them trying to make money but this is done in the typical sneaky Facebook way.  of course i’m not highly invested in Facebook as i see it as a fad anyway..it’ll go away in… Read more

Instapundit » Blog Archive » RESPONDING TO MARGINAL TAX RATES: Reader Alex Clay writes: After the election, my wife and I are…

November 25, 2012 Uncategorized 0

Instapundit » Blog Archive » RESPONDING TO MARGINAL TAX RATES: Reader Alex Clay writes: After the election, my wife and I are….

Obama declares disaster for Maryland, offers funding – The Frederick News-Post Online

November 21, 2012 Uncategorized 0

It’s about time.   The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced federal disaster aid is being made available to Maryland to support state and local recovery efforts in areas affected by Superstorm Sandy. The disaster declaration by President Barack Obama announced Tuesday night makes federal funding available to state and local governments and to certain… Read more

GM recalling 2007-2010 malibu, G6 and Saturn Auroras

September 21, 2012 Uncategorized 0

General Motors Co is recalling 473,841 Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn sedans globally to fix a condition that could lead the cars to roll when the drivers think they are in park, the No. 1 U.S. automaker said on Friday. GM said it was aware of four crashes that resulted from the problem, but no injuries.… Read more

June 29th Derecho Satellite Loop

July 4, 2012 Uncategorized 0

Take a look at this thing during it’s travels across our country..wow!   120629-30_g13_ir_derecho_anim.gif (1280×960).

CRAZIEST weather report from CBS Richmond Virginia – YouTube

July 4, 2012 Uncategorized 0

What a great piece of Satire in regards to Global Warming!   CRAZIEST weather report from CBS Richmond Virginia – YouTube.

Cutting the Cord on Cable TVs Pricey Monthly Bill — Savings Experiment – DailyFinance

April 15, 2012 Uncategorized 0

Cutting the Cord on Cable TVs Pricey Monthly Bill — Savings Experiment – DailyFinance.

Famed USS Enterprise Takes Its Final Voyage : NPR

March 11, 2012 Uncategorized 0

She has definitly served well..:) Famed USS Enterprise Takes Its Final Voyage : NPR.

Tech News Today Is Live Talking About SOPA

January 18, 2012 Uncategorized 0

Tech News Today is on and is going to talk about SOPA http://live.twit.tv

SOPA Won’t Stop the Theft Of Content

January 18, 2012 Uncategorized 0

Read the Bill.  I hate to tell you that SOPA is going to do nothing to sotp your content form being stolen off the internet.  Folks will simply find ways around it and you will actually have to stop writing anything with links since you will be instantly guilty of copyright infringement. I’m as adamant a supporter of Web free speech… Read more

A technical view of the national EAS test. This Week in Radio Tech 103 | TWiT.TV

October 25, 2011 Uncategorized 0

This is a podcast with 2-4 radio engineers about various radio broadcasting topics.  They cover this EAS test very well.  They discuss it only form a technical standpoint…not the extreme precedent it sets for gov’t control over our lives. This Week in Radio Tech 103 | TWiT.TV.

» FCC Commissioner Wants to Test the ‘Public Value’ of Every Broadcast Station Alex Jones’ Infowars: There’s a war on for your mind!

October 25, 2011 Uncategorized 0

American journalism is in “grave peril,” FCC Commissioner Michael Copps says, and to bolster “traditional media,” he said the Federal Communications Commission should conduct a “public value test” of every commercial broadcast station at relicensing time. In a speech at the Columbia University School of Journalism in New York on Thursday, Copps also said station… Read more

» Beck: EAS Test Allows Feds to ‘Seize Control’ of Communications Alex Jones’ Infowars: There’s a war on for your mind!

October 25, 2011 Uncategorized 0

Beck explained that in every previous instance where the EAS system was tested, broadcasters were in control of whether or not to flip the switch, although they did face losing their broadcast license if they failed to partake. However, for the very first time, the federal government will have complete control over the broadcast frequency… Read more

Fire companies plan open houses – The Frederick News-Post Online

October 7, 2011 Uncategorized 0

News-Post Staff Advertisement Several Frederick County volunteer fire companies plan to host open house events through October during Fire Prevention Month.The National Fire Protection Association’s theme this year is “Protect Your Family From Fire.” Firefighters will be on hand to discuss developing a home escape plan, practicing a home fire drill and checking smoke alarms.Admission… Read more

How do I permanently delete my account? – Facebook Help Center (5)

August 8, 2011 Uncategorized 0

                    Remember if you deactivate your account everything is still there..you can still log in and everything is still there.  The ONLY way to remove your stuff from facebook is to delete your acocunt entirely.     How do I permanently delete my account? – Facebook… Read more

The Cloud and Why it’s Going to Cost You More

December 22, 2010 Uncategorized 0

At Least in Internet Fees.  don’t think that Comcast, Verizon, or anyone else can give you 10 megabits at 50/month and be profitable.  They can’t.  I am expecting a new model in pricing much like you do on water or electricity.  You pay for every bit of data.  You already pay per gallon of water..twice.  You pay for… Read more

Why AVG Remains my reccomendation for businesses

August 14, 2010 Uncategorized 0

Virus Bulletin : News – A third of anti-malware products fail to secure Vista Business Edition, Virus Bulletin reveals. If you look at the linked graphic you’ll see AVG proudly near the top with Symantec and Macafee much lower.  Microsoft Security Essentials isn’t high on the chart either..wow.  So if you really want an anti-something… Read more

Possible Security flaw May Compromise Many Websites

July 16, 2010 Uncategorized 0

It’s a long time issue in non internet applications but it was thought the latency of internet communications would protect users from this issue.  While I’m not sure this is either a large issue now or even if it’s going to be one it is one I will be tracking to see if it becomes… Read more

You need to get XP SP3 installed quickly.

July 7, 2010 Uncategorized 0

If you are running xp 64 bit you are stuck at sp2 and your installation expires in less than a week.  Time for a move to 7. You have less than one week to update Windows XP. Here’s how! – Microsoft SMB Community Blog – By Eric Ligman – Site Home – MSDN Blogs.

How to reduce the size of the sharepoint database

June 5, 2010 Uncategorized 0

I logged into a client’s machine today and saw this one sharepoint file was over 7 gigs in size. I am thinking this is one reason sharepoint has been pokey as of late. Some googling showed me that by default MS basically has the database in debug(which means every little thing is logged no matter… Read more

Social Media = Bad Corporate Security

May 21, 2010 Uncategorized 0

Report: Facebook caught sharing secret data with advertisers. Especially with Mark Zukerberg(CEO of Facebook) calling his users obscene names and now being accused of securities fraud, this revelation isn’t surprising.  Right after the first series of Zuckerberg rants the company tried to do some damage control. That obviously is out the window with subsequent privacy… Read more

One Reason to Keep up With Your PC’s Security

November 9, 2009 Uncategorized 0

AP IMPACT: Framed for child porn — by a PC virus by AP: Yahoo! Tech. Anti-virus isn’t enough.  I have posted before on the security flaws inherent to IE, ActiveX and by extension Windows.  Why it may not be a valid defense for all in many cases it purely is a valid defense especially considering… Read more

Another Way to restore your SBs without reinstalling from ground zero

October 14, 2009 Uncategorized 0

A user on the smallbizserver.net forums had an sbs server crash and had to restore it.  Instead of reinstalling then manually installing(like i did in an earlier post) he leveraged the VHD’s to restore directly form the backups(something sbs seems to have a hard time doing).  Here is the text: Symptoms: 1) No concrete errors… Read more

First WEP now WPA

August 28, 2009 Uncategorized 0

It looks like you have to use wpa2 now with AES.  TKIP was cracked a while ago and it continues to show issues.  Also remember that your passwords need to be a minimum of 16 randomized characters or they are subject to a brute force attack. WPA data is gone in 60 seconds Without any… Read more

Black Hat ® Technical Security Conference: USA 2009 // Archives

August 2, 2009 Uncategorized 0

Black Hat ® Technical Security Conference: USA 2009 // Archives. This is a huge annual security conference by folks who know a ton more about security than i do..:)

SBS Backup is not a good tool for disaster recovery..not sure cloud backups are either

March 5, 2009 Uncategorized 0

If you read my earlier carbonite post it started because i had my server decide it would corrupt itself.  I did not catch it for a copule of days which meant my backup had corrupted OS files on it.  It turns out you can only restore the entire volume, disk, or server.  How idiotic.  So… Read more

Time for forced updates? Conficker botnet makes us wonder – Ars Technica

January 26, 2009 Uncategorized 0

New to the botnet scene is Conficker, a botnet that exploits a critical security vulnerability Microsoft actually patched in late October. It may be time for Microsoft to begin forcing critical security updates upon home users. via Time for forced updates? Conficker botnet makes us wonder – Ars Technica. this is totally bogus..guess what?  It’s… Read more

Pot Meet Kettle

January 19, 2009 Uncategorized 0

I mean really, don’t these computer “geniuses” (also known as hackers) have anything better to do with their time. Imagine if they wrote productive software! via SeanDaniel.com – Small Business Server and Other Technology: Has Downadup, Conficker, or Kido got you?. I mean really, don’t the geniuses, (also known as Microsoft programmers) have anything better… Read more

I’m a N00B

January 17, 2009 Uncategorized 0

Wow.  I just got done talking with the guys at darkfiles and found out how much i have yet to learn..:)  It’s the kind of stuff one of my best friends named Erik talks about all of the time.  It’s nice to see I have a new area of network security knowledge to explore.  They… Read more

Smart Host using Port 587 on SBS 2008 or Exchange 2007

December 26, 2008 Uncategorized 0

Smart Host using Port 587. I found after some searching and asking at other forums that doing this from the gui console is not really possible.  Here’s one of many areas powershell comes into play: Open Exchange Management Shell and start by checking your Send Connector(s) : Get-SendConnector You should get the name of your… Read more