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5/21/2018     

Old Gamer VMs: I’m lovin’ it…

For those with some old CDs and games they’d like to play, check this out...

VMWare Fusion and Workstation does offer some great options

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5/8/2018     

VMWare Fusion and Old Gaming

So, I set out on a little project to create a VM from Windows XP and play some of my old games I had ISOed
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4/30/2018     

PS without BS: Displaying a popup box and killing it

This is a simple solution for those wanting to show a popup box, but not leave it up indefinitely. This may be useful if you
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4/28/2018     

PS without BS: Replacing Select Case True

This is a short blog to describe how to replace VBScript's brilliant "Select Case True" with PowerShell.

Instead of evaluating one variable, what happens

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4/24/2018     

When SQL has no certificate...

Yesterday I posted a blog on how to identify the SQL Certificate used. I had some questions come from this, and the biggest one
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Today's History

2011: According to a new study, the number of adults in the world with diabetes has doubled since 1980
2011: New York becomes the largest state to legalize same-sex marriage when Governor Andrew Cuomo signs the New York State Marriage Equality Law
2010: Jean Leonard Rugambage, a Rwandan journalist, is shot dead in front of his home in Kigali; the exiled chief editor of Umuvugizi believes the government is responsible
2009: Internet traffic reaches unprecedented levels after entertainer Michael Jackson's death triggers an outpouring of worldwide grief
2006: Warren Buffett donates $30 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
1999: NBA Finals, San Antonio Spurs beat New York Knicks 4 games to 1
1998: Supreme Court rules attorney-client privilege extends beyond the grave, exempting Vince Foster's conversations with his lawyers from being used as evidence by Kenneth Starr
1997: Intelsat 802 Ariane 4 Launch, Successful
1997: J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game
1997: Christies auctions off Princess Di's clothing for $5.5 million