Category: Computer

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Synology DS210J NAS

Finally bought a NAS, ended up going with the Synology DS210J, a two bay NAS with alot of great functions Picked it up off Ebay for $300 delivered. Will see how this one goes...

IBM Cognos trigger.sh script incorrect 2

IBM Cognos trigger.sh script incorrect

Recently when setting up some Reporting to be controlled by ControlM/EM I experienced an issue using the IBM supplied trigger.sh script. It worked perfectly well when using a single word Namespace, but once we...

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Western Digital 640 HD My Book Home Edition

Western Digital 640 HD My Book Home Edition (USB/eSATA/Firewire 400) for backups $145 from JB Hifi – Dunno if it’s just me but SLOW SLOW SLOW, which in the grand scheme of things speed...

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DIY Mac Book Pro Stand

To help cool down my MBP as well as get it to a good height next to my 30” ACD I decided to bang together a stand from some spare retic parts I had...

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Say Hello to my Little Friend!

After my DELL dramas I bit the bullet and bought a 30” Apple Cinema Display. Love the screen real-estate, don’t love the expense! With the government Small business 50% deduction I couldn’t help myself....

Why you shouldn’t drop your MBP 0

Why you shouldn’t drop your MBP

When I was racing around between work and the Hospital, in the days just after Asher was born, I inadvertently dropped my MBP. In my haste to get into my car I bumped the...

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DELL Monitor failure

My decision in what computer parts to buy has just been made a whole lot easier. Two weeks outside of Warranty Period my DELL 2407 monitor has had a catastrophic failure. On ringing DELL...

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Sites served from Home

After a couple of years of hosting my sites with various service providers I decided that I would try hosting them from my home server. One of the main factors is that it works...

Making my RAID mirror visible to my network 0

Making my RAID mirror visible to my network

I wasted hours trying to work out why my XBOX couldn’t see one of the network shares on my XP PC. I had pretty much given up and put it down to a dodgy driver...