Category Archives: small business

Time errors

I had an interesting call from a client this afternoon telling me that his client PC’s were all showing the wrong time by about 10 minutes. Now since they have SBS 2008 there should be nothing to worry about as … Continue reading

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This changes everything….

Every so often something comes along that really does change how things work and only last week this happened again, the implications are far reaching for the IT industry. As you may be aware the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has … Continue reading

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From 30,000 feet

One thing that you learn in life is that no two people will see or hear the same thing and that really fascinates me. It all comes down to perception and emotional intelligence, in my humble opinion. The fact is … Continue reading

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Time to look around

I have been a little quiet of late due to some heavy work commitments which have been keeping me very busy. This is something I feel a little guilty for as it has meant that I have had to neglect … Continue reading

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Sharepoint 2010 backup with Powershell

Always one for trying to get things automated then I wanted to get backups of my new Sharepoint 2010 website automated. Previously I have not had a great experience of this, as I never tried a restore of the backup … Continue reading

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So what!

That has to be the single most annoying thing that could be said to you when talking to a potential prospect, so why would anyone say that? Some time ago I was doing some work with a good friend of … Continue reading

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Why I go to conferences

I have just got back from the TCA and CompTIA EMEA 2010 conference in London. Most folks think that these types of events are a ‘jolly’ away from the office and it really isn’t work, I can tell you that … Continue reading

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Beware of the hoax

I have just had from a client what appears to be the latest scare, which will inevitably result in some kind of infection. This is how it looks, which by the way appears very genuine. From: Abuse Department [mailto:abuse-uk-irl@ripe.net] Sent: … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Essential free to SMB’s

Yesterday Microsoft announced that as from early October (no actual date as yet) it will be making Microsoft Security Essentials available for small businesses with up to 10 PC’s FREE OF CHARGE. If you are not already aware of it … Continue reading

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Virtually the weekend

Today is shaping up to be a good end to a good week, not great but then not bad either. It has been a week of working with clients and working on my own business, which has been nice for … Continue reading

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