Monthly Archives: February 2015

01628403591 Sales Calls

Over the past few months I get weekly, and sometimes, daily calls from SoftCat (someone called Louis?) on 01628 403 591 trying to get our custom.. Today they were told pretty abruptly to never call again. We will see. Very … Continue reading

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BT’s network based content filtering (porn block) breaks the internet.

Recently a BT account had a service, unrelated to the internet connection, changed on it. A few hours later their internet stopped working with this message: “You’re seeing this page because BT Parental Controls is active and you are attempting … Continue reading


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Batch / Bulk Replacing the server name on users home drives

I recently had to move users shares from one server to another and needed to update the location of every user home drive in Active Directory. It wasn’t possible to do this using the MMC snap-in as some shares had … Continue reading

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Office 365 whenCreated and whenChanged report. Find user creation date on Office 365.

This reports the created date of every user in your organisation. Copy and paste it into the PowerShell after connecting and then press enter twice.. Should show you a list of users and their Created time and last modified time. Hope … Continue reading

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“Hole Punching” Net2 Proximity ISO Cards

One of my customers has a Net2 Access Control System into their building and every staff member has a Net2 Proximity ISO Card, With magstripe (Part: 692-448). These work well and are mainly kept in ID badge holders. One of the … Continue reading

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Airfoil and Airfoil Speakers audio crackling problem.

I use Airfoil and Airfoil Speakers, a cheap alternative to Apple and Airplay, around our house. It keeps the streamed radio or music in-sync around all the output devices so it isn’t annoying walking between rooms or being mid-point and … Continue reading

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