SBS 2008 has been released to manufacturing today!

It’s official!  SBS 2008 has been RTM’d today by Microsoft.  Check out the Official SBS Blog for Dean Paron’s announcement. Congratulations to the SBS Dev team!  You should all head over to the Puget Sound Small Business Server User Group meeting tonight at the Microsoft Offices in Lincoln Square to celebrate.  We’re meeting at 6 PM! Steve

Error 0x80070057 returned from call to Adding routers IP address to the intranet zone().

Added note: In the heat of frustration the evening I first posted this I neglected to mention the initial issue was CEICW failing EVERY time I would run it on the initial installation of the HP ML370.  I even did a repair install since I had a Eula.txt error I told it to ignore during setup.  When if failed after that repair installation I started digging for answers and came across the issue below: HP, I really like your products, but this time you’ve blown it.  Why in the world are you removing the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains registry key in SmartStart?  … Continue reading Error 0x80070057 returned from call to Adding routers IP address to the intranet zone().

Sprint, get your act together and allow OpenDNS to work with your EVDO devices!

If you haven’t heard of or tried OpenDNS yet then you need to check it out.  They have a great solution and for those of us who were leery of the recent DNS patch that helps secure your networks while also providing some filtering which has become a larger request lately with the advent of social networking and torrent usage on the rise.  And for those of us who are mobile most of the time, OpenDNS is a great solution for your notebook, Tablet PC, or Pocket PC.  That is, if you are not on Sprint Wireless Broadband. I am extremely happy … Continue reading Sprint, get your act together and allow OpenDNS to work with your EVDO devices!