Monthly Archives: August 2012

GPO Folder missing in SYSVOL

Had a weird Group Policy day today. I thought I would be smart and backup and restore a GPO from one domain to another. Seems simple enough. But what I found was the GPO was not reassigning its Unique ID

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Project Vasari out of Autodesk Labs

Autodesk today gave Vasari its own place on the internet at http://autodeskvasari.com after graduating from Labs.  It is no longer named Project Vasari, it now known as Autodesk Vasari. Autodesk Vasari is an easy-to-use, design tool for creating building concepts. Vasari

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Optimizing Windows Updates

Windows Updates are the necessary evil of the computer world.  It’s nice having Microsoft update their products fixing security holes, fixing bugs and providing us with an improved product.  But, its seems that the majority of the time setting up

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MacBook Air Running Hot after Mountain Lion

— This just in — Please see the updates at the bottom of the post.  I am finding that a runaway app is the main cause of the this issue.  Check the activity monitor to see what program is eating

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Stop the Bouncing Dock Icons in Mac OS X

Bouncing, Bouncing, Bouncing can’t stand the bouncing icons in Mac OS X’s dock. You know the type, the ones that demand your attention until you click on them.  Well they can wait, quietly and calmly, until I am ready to

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From the Book of DPO, Front Suspension / Brake Fix'n

Looks like the Previous Owner (PO) of my beloved 1967 Austin Healey Sprite had the drivers side (Left) front suspension and brake rebuilt. I could tell this because the rotor was much newer than the right side.  Also the yellow

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Restarting a Virtual Windows Workstation

Just like any workstation sometimes you need to restart your Virtual BIM Workstation. Restarting your Virtual BIM Workstation is not as straight forward as restarting a traditional workstation, first off if you make a mistake and shut it down you

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