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Windows 8 and Remote Desktop.

When you connect to a Windows 8 virtual computer or workstation via remote desktop there are some things that you should be aware of. 1. Logout of the session, don’t disconnect unless you really mean it.  Logging out release your

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Troubleshooting Autodesk License Manager

Autodesk License Manager is not too troublesome to install and to make work, it either works or it doesn’t. When is doesn’t work there are a few things that you can check. Here is a list of basic things that

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Turn off Server Manager 2012

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 has a bunch of new things to learn and of course they changed a few things that we have learned a long time ago.  On of which is to turn off Server Manager when you logon

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How to Restart a Windows Virtual Workstation

Why would you need to restart a Windows Virtual Workstation, hey it’s still windows.  Just like any normal Microsoft Windows computer you need to restart it every now and then.  The main cause of issues that require a restart is

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BIM Clouds hey, what’s it really good for

If you answered “Absolutely nothing” I would have to disagree with you. Most posts about I read on the internets about BIM Clouds, or in this case Private BIM Cloud computing, talk about the technology and how much money, if

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Windows 8 and Autodesk Software.

I wanted to bring everyone up on the status of Windows 8 and Autodesk software.  As you know Windows 8 is new, and with anything new there is change.  Windows 8 is a big change for Microsoft, with Windows 8

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What is a Private BIM Cloud?

As I am sure most people know I am one of the co-founders of BIM9. What you may not know is how and why BIM9 came about. Both Lonnie Cumpton (the other co-founder) and myself worked at a design firm

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First Implessions of Microsoft Surface

The BIM9 team was lucky enough to get a Microsoft Surface for AU this year to show off in the booth. Our intention is to show it connecting to our Private BIM Cloud. I can say it does that quite

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OpEd: Making a better I.T. Department

I have been doing I.T. work for a good 20 years now. Starting with AutoCAD support for a local Las Vegas reseller, Holman’s of Nevada, Inc.  I learned a lot about customer service and how to take care of our

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RAID 5 or RAID 6 what to choose.

Easy answer, and less reading RAID 6. I bet you are wondering why, well i’ll tell ya.  Hard drives fail for one of two reasons, either a hardware failure or a media failure. Hardware failures are fairly straight forward the

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