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Unexplained case of erratic keyboard…

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If you have been in IT long enough, you know very well that trouble seeks you out at most opportune moment. Just when you need your computer the most for an example, that a hard drive will go. Luckily for me this week when I am attending Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) upgrade rotation for Exchange 2013, it happened to be not that extreme but to the point where it was extremely frustrating and annoying. 2 days into training, I noticed that my keyboard decided to get stuck on a…read more

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Who owns Phone Number 443-524-7375?

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Over last few months, I have been hearing complaints from people I have never met, nor known by any means. And what do they have to say? Stop calling me!!! This is the classic case of spam email, only difference is it’s a phone call. Someone can spoof your email address easily. In my case, they happen to spoof Caller ID. There seems to be a telemarketing company calling people with the phone number that I don’t recall owning for last 10 years. You would think the phone companies are…read more

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Remembering 9/11/2001

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While it is easy for us grown ups to get used to all the chatter on radio and television and not pay enough attention to anything that isn’t of utmost importance to our personal lives or goals, my 5 yr. old today reminded me of why a 5 yr. old is better than grown ups. While driving him around town on errands, as I usually do, I was listening to the public radio broadcast on WHYY. While it was good conversation, it was more or less a blur to my…read more

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Is your Windows machine ready for World IPv6 Day?

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We are just a week away from World IPv6 day. On June 8, 2011, a host of technology companies with participate. By participating, they will enable their websites to be accesible using both IPv4 and IPv6. What does that mean to you? Probably nothing if you are on newer Operating Systems that support IPv6 along with your home network/office network and/or ISP supports IPv6. If you can’t use IPv6, your computer should correctly continue using IPv4 to access the website that is enabled for both. The only thing that can…read more

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Charter Member of MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator Exchange 2010

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I just came to know that I am a “Charter Member” of MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator 2010. It is interesting because I took exams when they were in Beta stage and knew I would be one of the first few, however, when I got certificate from MCP site right after getting certified, it did not who me as Charter Member. I did not really bother wondering why or email MCP team. However, today when I saw someone else posting about it, I was curious so I headed to MCP site…read more

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Microsoft’s Glimpse Ahead Video

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It has been sometime since my last post. My trip to Seattle for TechReady and days leading upto the trip were pretty busy. [mediaplayer src=’mms://msstudios.wmod.llnwd.net/a2294/o21/presspass/a_Glimpse_Ahead_MBR.wmv’] While I am working on some articles to share, I hope you enjoy the embedded video. It’s worth it.

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