The ranting of an IT Professional:

October, 2009


October 30, 2009  3:10 PM

Wii sales crash

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

Check it out: http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2009/10/30/wii_sales_fall/ Wow, really? The fad is finally wearing off? People are now realizing that that there is no good software for this thing? There was no good software for this thing three years ago. I will never understand crazes like this.

October 29, 2009  1:46 AM

Intel touts NAND-killer breakthrough

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

Really ground breaking stuff here: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/10/28/pcms_announcement/ Let me tell you what the best thing that ever happend to Intel was : AMD.  Time after time history has proven tha nothing stimulates progress like competition. AMD took the top crown for awhile but...


October 28, 2009  1:49 PM

RIM losing market share to the iPhone

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

Check out the article: http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2009/10/28/us_consumer_smartphone_biz/ Interesting news here, RIM needs to get it together here if they want to stop bleeding market share. Realistically speaking if the iPhone could come out with a enterprise server product here it might be...


October 26, 2009  1:44 PM

Windows 7: Upgrade or fresh install?

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

As a general rule in the IT industry we generally advocate clean install vs upgrade, however  when it comes to my home PC I can be lazy at times. I decided rather than doing a clean install I would upgrade my PC from Windows Vista Ultimate to Windows 7 Ultimate. I ran through the upgrade process...


October 22, 2009  8:11 PM

Recovering a file from the Outlook temp folder

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

Ever opened an attachment in Outlook, made changes, and then did a save instead of save as? Suck's I know. Microsoft seems to delight it making it all but impossible to find your file. Windows search will be of absolute no help here. So here is what you do. First find the location of you...


October 22, 2009  12:41 PM

External Blu-ray drive coming to the Xbox 360

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

And the last horse finally cross's the finish line .... Steve Ballmer has confirmed that an external Blu-ray drive will be coming to the Xbox 360. Check out the article: http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2009/10/22/ballmer_bluray_xbox/ All I can say about this it's about time, way to catch...


October 21, 2009  7:34 PM

A hands-on review of Xen Desktop 4

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

I got my first chance to play with Xen Desktop 4 and by association the new version of Xen App that it ships with. So first off I think we can all agree that it wouldn't be a Citrix release without a Nomenclature change. The new citrix client is out(11.2) and now called the Citrix Online...


October 20, 2009  1:34 PM

AP’s not registering on Cisco Wireless controller 4400 series

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

I experienced this issue recently where I had a Cisco Wireless 4400 series Controller and some brand new 1140 series AP's. The problem was this, the access points would connect to the controller, they would get IP addresses, and you would see them listed under the wireless section of the web GUI...


October 20, 2009  1:27 PM

Passed 1y0-a14!

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

I wrote and passed the Xen Desktop 3.0 (1Y0-A14) yesterday with a 98%!  Overall this was a straight forward exam, no big tricks. There were a few questions where you were told the task that you needed to preform and they listed all the steps to do it and you needed to put those steps in the right...


October 9, 2009  9:35 PM

Forms with VBScript do not work with Terminal Services in Outlook

Jason Tramer Jason Tramer Profile: Jason Tramer

Ok so this is a known issue I encountered that I wanted to post about. I found a MS support article with a fix for this. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/302003 So in situations where you are running Outlook on a TS(or Citrix) box, VBScript will not work and you will need to apply the fix in...


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