Archives: December 2007
So my DVD drive in the new laptop appeared to be dead. It didn't appear in the "Computer" list with my hard drive, I inserted known good DVDs and CDs that worked on other laptops and no go. Device Manager showed that the driver couldn't load, so I removed it… Read more
Maybe I'm succombing, maybe I'm lazy, most likely I don't want to mess with it.
I found some instructions for nLite, a utility that will build a custom XP install, including the SATA drivers, but as I was looking through the new machine and checking out the utilities, I got… Read more
My new laptop came with Vista Home and I messed with it for awhile last night, but I didn't see anything that was a compelling reason for me to stick with it. I like XP and it works well for me. It's supposed to use less resources and as I… Read more
My new laptop showed up today at my desk. Actually it probably showed up yesterday, but since I never went out the front door, I didn't realize it. My daughter brought it in, thankfully not dropping it anywhere, and wanted to help me open it. We did, and she got… Read more
Someone posted a question about what should they try to learn for an interview coming soon, but the company was asking for information that they didn't know about. Their resume indicated experience in development, but the job description asked for HA skills.
What should you do?
First don't panic. I'm… Read more
Usually I'm the one working on my podcasts and starring in them. However I got invited to participate in and be interviewed for a podcast by Eric Johnson and Josh Jones of the Colorado Springs SQL Server Users Group. They do a weekly podcast on databases in general and… Read more
Yet I still see posts (and answer them) that talk about how to stop…
I saw I'd hit exactly 12,000 points…
Actually I'll do a couple podcasts on podcasting over the holidays here since it's a slow time and I'm sure you could use some more (or perhaps less) interesting content.
I've been making do with some old equipment that I had and…