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May 26, 2009  2:49 PM

How to Add the Ability to Administer an IIS 6 Server From a XP Machine.



Posted by: Jerry Lees
iis, iis 6, IIS6, Microsoft Windows, System Administration, web tools, webmaster

In re-doing my laptop after a hard drive failure recently I’ve had to setup a bunch of stuff I had previously installed, one thing that several people have asked about (or didn't know about) is the IIS6 MMC snap in. It allows you to Administer IIS6 from your desktop. It will give you the...

May 22, 2009  3:44 PM

Excel Shortcuts: More useful Excel shortcuts to quickly format Excel like a pro



Posted by: Jerry Lees

Like I mentioned in an earlier post I've been working quite a bit in Microsoft Office recently, in this post (and the next one) I'll bring you a series of quick short cut keys to help you format your Microsoft Excel documents quickly and easily. The following shortcuts come in quite handy when...


May 19, 2009  3:35 PM

Excel Shortcuts: Quickly format your excel documents like a pro without using the mouse



Posted by: Jerry Lees

Like I mentioned in an earlier post I've been working quite a bit in Microsoft Office recently, in this post (and the next one) I'll bring you a series of quick short cut keys to help you format your Microsoft Excel documents quickly and easily. The following shortcuts come in quite handy when...


May 15, 2009  3:12 PM

Word Tip: Keyboard shortcuts you may have never knew existed



Posted by: Jerry Lees
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Word tips, short cut keys, short cuts, shortcut keys, word, Word Tips

Recently, I've been doing more documentation than coding in VBScript (I've been coding, just in VB.Net recently) and have found some useful keyboard short cuts in Office that I thought I'd share with you all in a few blog posts, becasue while I know a lot about a lot of stuff... when it comes to...


May 11, 2009  2:58 PM

Shortcut Tip: Quickly Navigate to a commonly used folder



Posted by: Jerry Lees
short cuts, tips and tricks, windows tips

I recently found a useful tip for those of you that always have tons of windows open, like me, and minimizing them all to get to an item on your desktop is just a pain. Create a shortcut with a hot key combination to open an item on your desktop! It works with all your windows open in their current...


May 7, 2009  2:39 PM

Essential tools: Treesize another disk free space utility with a powerful punch– and a low low price tag



Posted by: Jerry Lees
Disk space, diskspace, drive space, drive utilities, drivedpace, essential tools, spacemonger

This essential tool came to me as a comment submission some time back on another essential tool post I made, for SpaceMonger. The two tools display the same type data a litte differently, but depending on how you look at it you may prefer one over te other. A big thanks to Eva007 for commenting...


May 4, 2009  5:10 PM

VBScript Statements: Explanation of the Execute Statement



Posted by: Jerry Lees
execute, execute statement, VBScript, VBScript Statements, vbscriptstatements

The VBScript Execute statement allows you to execute a series of VBScript statements as a block from within a VBScript Script. By itself it doesn't sound terribly appealing... after all, Executing a series of VBScript statements is what you do inside a VBScript file. However, if you consider...


May 2, 2009  6:19 PM

Using the VBScript datediff function to determine the age of a file by the last modified and the last accessed time



Posted by: Jerry Lees
Disk space, disk utilities, file access, file modified, modification date, System Administration, VBScipt, VBScript Functions

I recently needed a way to tell if a file had been accessed or modified recently, something that has always been a question when you're out of space on a server and can't just add more space to it. What do you delete??? The Old files are the obvious answer... except if people are using...


May 1, 2009  1:11 PM

OneNote Tip: Take better notes during meetings the easy way!



Posted by: Jerry Lees
Microsoft Office, office tips, one note, tips and tricks, windows tips

Microsoft has a product called one note that i really didn't know a lot about. They really haven't pushed it a lot and it just comes bundled with Office so I'd never really tried to use it, however, I found an article over at Microsoft's site that gives an excellent set of tips for how to use it to...


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