Installing 2GB of RAM into Synology DS1512+ Memory Slot
Hardware

Synology DS1512+ RAM Upgrade to 3GB – A How to Guide

Upgrading your Synology DS1512+ to 3GB of RAM 1. Purchase compatible memory The first step in your Synology DS1512+ RAM Upgrade is to acquire a compatible RAM module. Synology states the DS1512+ supports: 2GB -DDR3-1066 unbuffered So-DIMM 204pin CL=7 1.5V The […]

List of required files necessary to remotely install windows updates
System Administrator

Remotely Install Windows Updates – A How To Guide

Trying to remotely install windows updates can prove to be a real challenge. WSUS is a great tool for deploying MS updates throughout your environment, but the default GPO settings for WSUS only permits downloading of the updates to the […]

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System Administrator

Using ImageX to capture and deploy an image: a basic example

In this post I’ll go through a basic example of capturing and deploying a system image using ImageX: Sysprep the reference computer Capture an image of the reference computer Deploy the image to the target computer Please keep in mind […]

Visual Studio 2012 - Stock Chart
Development
WOL Magic packets widget - Send Screen
Hardware
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System Administrator

How to determine logged on user in Windows XP from the command line

Getting logged on users from the command line While user accounts can typically be managed through a GUI there are times when user account management via the command line may be preferred. For instance, today I encountered an issue where […]

Windows 7 Power Plan Advanced Settings USB Selective Suspend Setting
Hardware

Logitech G9x not recognized after resuming from hibernation

Resolving Logitech G9x not recognized after hibernation My favorite mouse, the Logitech MX518 needed to be badly retired after nearly 5 years of constant use. After doing a lot of research and pouring over size comparisons I settled on  Logitech […]

Results of Unigine Heaven Benchmark
Hardware

Sandy Bridge-E Build Benchmark Results

Benchmarking Custom Sandy Bridge-E Build After finishing my recent Socket 2011 Sandy Bridge-E Build I ran a few benchmarks to gauge overall performance.  I was not disappointed.  The upgrade crushes my old Core2Duo system in every test. Old System New […]

GIGABYTE GV-R787OC-2GD Radeon HD 7870
Hardware

Socket 2011 Sandy Bridge-E Build

Custom PC Sandy Bridge-E Build My main Core2Duo system from 2008 was beginning to show its age and I decided it was time for a desktop upgrade.  That system was originally built in 2003 and has been through several upgrade […]