Monthly Archives: January 2016

Unable to connect to TF2 Servers but can retrieve server status

I’ve had several experiences now where I’m unable to connect to a Team Fortress 2 server while someone else on the same internet connection is playing. The status packets seem to egress using either a short lived static source port … Continue reading

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The Youtube for Schools change.

Google have stopped new sign ups to their Youtube for Schools / Education system. In my view it was unworkable. They have now moved to a similar system to how the main Google Search works. You create a CNAME on … Continue reading

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Turning off the Cortana search box and Task View via Group Policy

Are you a company or a school wanting to block the Cortana bar (and the “Popular Now” junk that appears) or the Task View (multiple desktops) options along the task bar / start menu section? A lot of articles point … Continue reading

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The desktop of a phone SIP scammer.

For some very strange reason my own portal for remote support is named “Asterisk Management Portal”. This title is the name of an out-of-box flash and php based management portal for the Asterisk SIP / IAX VoIP system. This has … Continue reading

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