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7 Tips to better E-Learning

E-Learning has been around for a while, but it is becoming more and more popular with the advent of broadband Internet.  Today we stream HD video to our computers and even our phone without even thinking about it. I believe

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A display driver file (.hdi) is missing or has been corrupted in AutoCAD 2014

After starting AutoCAD 2014 64-bit on my office computer for the first time in a while, I ran in to a little issue. I was greeted by a “Display driver file (.HDI) is missing” error and AutoCAD 2014 would not

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Using Bluebeam Revu to assist in upgrading a Revit Project

With a new release of Revit every year, it makes it increasingly difficult not upgrade an active Revit project.  What makes it even more difficult is the uncertainty when Revit upgrades your project.  Are all my objects there?  Is everything

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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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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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