New Toy – rMBP and MiFi

A recent small windfall has made me take the plunge and treat myself to a rather lovely 15″ Retina Macbook Pro, something I always considered a bit too expensive and out of reach before, I have had Apple grow on me with using one in work for…

Catching up

A house move in February this year has meant a hiatus from a lot of online activity, its nice to be within suburbia now instead of the inner city.  The wife and I realised leading up to our move that there were certain elements that…

Abigail’s Oath

Came across a reference to this when I was looking at an online forum I participate in – @edugeek, so I saved it for posterity, it is quite amusing I think and relevant despite being very, very old in internet terms  I am hired because I know…

Restarting a 2012 Hyper-V Cluster Node

This guide deals with the restarting of a clustered node of a Hyper-V cluster on a Windows Server 2012 Cluster. Open Failover Cluster Manager (CluAdmin.msc) When loaded connect to your cluster.  If its not already setup in the failover manager, then manually go through connecting to…

Ten levels of Torture

I finally got a second toon to 100 today, after lots of stalls along the way, largely because of how a warrior plays these days, its way too proc reliant to play and dps with I find, it makes it irritating waiting for the buttons…

End of the line with the beloved WoW?

I am sitting here now, awake again, suddenly more so after coming out of game, when in game just moments ago, I was sitting at my screen here with tears streaming because of how tired I felt while I was doing nothing much in game…

Adobe Creative Cloud – Horrors

On one hand where I work, I am one of the people who requires access to the creative cloud product with work, primarily a lot of my stuff tends to be done with Acrobat – Conversions between formats or editing of PDF files in there…

HP Chromebook – 10 Months in

Its been 10 months I realised yesterday since I took the plunge and bought myself a chromebook, its going reasonably well, files are all stored easily as are emails with Google, dont find that I have a lot of need for letter writing so Docs…

Service Packs – Missing – Reward Offered

Second time this month now I have found myself cursing out M$ and frustrated by the lack of provision for service packs any more for their products, first was a reimage of a machine where I work, Windows 7 64 bit image went out flying…

Windows 10 Preview – First Thoughts

I have signed up for the preview and sorted out a virtual PC on my machine to have a look at it tonight, as I don’t have much going on with WoW and need a break from the game. First thoughts on it so far- Annoyance…