Small Business Susan

Entries from August 2010 ↓

One more step for setting up group policy

http://msmvps.com/blogs/bradley/archive/2010/08/30/a-bit-of-group-policy-for-aurora.aspx Oops I forgot a step. One thing that SBS does for you in connect that Aurora does not is move the computer to the Organizational unit you set up. Go into the active directory computers and users and right mouse click on that computer and… …move it to the proper OU you set up […]

Community build doc for Aurora

Like any good cook you’ll want to have a recipe and customize it for your own. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/small-business-server-code-name-aurora-build-document.aspx While I’ve started a community wiki build document for Aurora, think of what your “dish” will look like and ways you might customize it.

A bit of group policy for Aurora

One of the things you notice upon cracking open the current beta of Aurora is that while it has the Group policy management console it does not have group policy predone for you.  Given the small network marketplace I can kinda understand why they are making this decision (but nevertheless if I were in charge of the […]

Microsoft Dangles Incentives To Cloud-Wary Partners

XChange: Microsoft Dangles Incentives To Cloud-Wary Partners: http://www.crn.com/news/cloud/226900062/xchange-microsoft-dangles-incentives-to-cloud-wary-partners.htm;jsessionid=iuY3ZR+JHHQTrkrsav9bAA**.ecappj02 “This isn’t just about signing partners up — we want to make sure we are assisting partners to transform their business into the world of cloud,” he said. The ongoing industry shift to the cloud is even more dramatic than resellers that made the transition to being […]

TIF, TIFF, and MDI files are no longer associated with Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) after you install Office 2003 Service Pack 3 or certain post-SP3 security bulletins:

TIF, TIFF, and MDI files are no longer associated with Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) after you install Office 2003 Service Pack 3 or certain post-SP3 security bulletins: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967055/After you install Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3) or certain post-SP3 security bulletins, the TIF, TIFF, and MDI files are no longer associated with Microsoft […]

The art of the analog

http://www.minasi.com/newsletters/nws1008a.htm The new kindle reviews are coming in.In reading Mark’s review of the new kindle, and now two days into ownership myself, the pros of the Kindle (or any ebook reader for that matter).. is the instantaneous gratification of an immediate book purchase. But you know the one thing I miss… and I miss this […]

Third Tier offering Technical Training at SMBNation PreDay Event!

Third Tier offering Technical Training at SMBNation PreDay Event! :: Third Tier: http://www.thirdtier.net/2010/08/third-tier-offering-technical-training-at-smbnation-preday-event/Planning to go to SMBnation?  Consider one of the preday events.  In addition to Karl’s cloud sessions (see http://www.smbbooks.com/index.php?option=com_flexicontent&view=items&cid=48:seminars&id=140:walking-into-the-cloud&Itemid=89) Third tier will be having a deep technical preday event. Check it out!

Amazon’s Kindle: Some Interesting Security Thoughts

I didn’t expect that my newly received Kindle would know I bought it.It’s already called “Susan’s Kindle”, it’s hooked to my Amazon account and recommends a combo of security books and “chick flick” books.Kinda cool but kinda creepy that it already knows who I am and what I read because it’s prelinked to my Amazon […]

Robert Crane has started up a new podcast series

Robert Crane has started up a new podcast series and we kick it off with chatting about XP, Security, Microsoft security essentials, and the new betas in the house. Computer Information Agency – Need to Know Podcasts: http://www.ciaops.com/n2kCheck it out

Failed extract of third-party root list from auto update cab — still

Event ID 4107 or 11 is logged in the Application Log in Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 and later: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;2328240&sd=rss&spid=14498On a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, an error that resembles the following is logged in the Application log: ME:  Resembles?  Resembles?  How about driving me insane it’s logging […]