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Upgrading Your OS

I loved Windows 7. I haven’t felt that way about many of the Windows systems. I tolerated 3.1, preferring DOS and Solaris at the time. Windows 95 was great, with me skipping Windows 98 after installing it on a few … Continue reading

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The End of XP

This week we have the end of Windows XP. At least, we have the end of support, which means the lifespan of the OS was over 17 years. That’s a long time. It’s longer than I’ve run any system without … Continue reading

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No More Downtime

At one point in my career, I worked for a wealth management firm. We managed funds for various customers, a part of which was making trades in the financial markets. Various brokers and companies used our platform to run their … Continue reading

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Confusing Networking Behavior

The other day I got on a Skype for Business call and I struggled to hear the other people. I looked at the interface, and saw red where the network connection was represented. Since I was communicating with the UK, … Continue reading

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