Posts Tagged ‘ xp ’

The best way to remotel monitor a server or a network of servers from a Windows machine

Apr 17th, 2012 | By

Well I ran into a fairly rare dilemma a couple months ago and just remember to blog about it now.  My situation is one where I have a windows server in a basement somewhere that is performing a bunch of automated tasks using windows only software.  The tasks are really not that intensive and aren’t taxing
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Iteratively backing up a linux server to a windows server via SSH

Mar 17th, 2012 | By

Ok, so I know that if you are anything like me that you know all about cygwin and rsync but you’re thinking to yourself that it’s kind of overkill to install cygwin in it’s entirety just to be able to use rSync.  Surely there are windows based applications out there that can do the job
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LAN gaming between an XP box and a Windows 7 Box

Jul 31st, 2011 | By

Let me save you the hours of googline and hacking that I did by telling you up front that it just don’t work.  Well at least not for Age of Mythology which is what we were trying to play..  Windows 7 machines were able to see each other just fine but the XP box was
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I now have the quietest laptop around, and coincidentally the hottest

Jan 28th, 2011 | By

Well the inevitable decline of this LG R405 laptop is finally upon me as today the main cooling fan gave out.  I’m hoping that this might be a simple loose wire that I can soder or reattach but alas I left my tiny screw driver in Canada and so I can’t open this old girl
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