Monthly Archives: January 2010

Officially, Microsoft says a direct migration from a Windows 2000 Server Domain Controller to Windows 2008 R2 (or even just regular Windows 2008) isn’t supported. But I just did it… in about an hour. You can, too!

Migrating an Active Directory Domain Controller from Windows 2000 to ...

This is a video of my presentation as part of the BYU Business School’s Entrepreneur Lecture Series on January 11, 2010. Normally, I’d wear a tie, bring PowerPoint slides, and try to inspire the kids into being entrepreneurs. This time, I took a slightly different approach. ūüôā

BYU Entrepreneur Lecture Series Video – January 11, 2010

To¬†stay connected¬†while I’m out of the office or travelling, I use a VPN connection from my laptop to¬†a Windows Server. And while the benefit of being able to¬†quickly and securely access my documents and other files on the server over any Internet connection is nice, the drawback is that all […]

Using the Local Default Gateway with a Windows VPN Connection

I’ve got a Dell Studio 1737 laptop, on which I dual-boot Windows 7 and Fedora 12. But with the default¬† graphics drivers installed by FC12, I’d receive an Accelerated Graphics Not Available error message if I tried to enable System > Preferences > Desktop Effects. The solution was to do: […]

Enabling Desktop Effects on Fedora 12 with ATI Radeon HD ...