Monthly Archives: December 2011


The year ahead

The year ahead promises to be challenging. On a personal level – a new venture with two colleagues – Halcyon Information Technology Ltd – will launch in January. Extending on the work Sentinel has done and expanding into new business areas – Halcyon is re-affirmation of my belief in dedicated and skilled IT support provision […]


Don’t be blue with Blue Screens Of Death

A colleague recently mentioned a tool for  getting to the bottom of those pesky BSOD that users report after the fact.   BlueScreenView (available here) scans all your minidump files created during ‘blue screen of death’ crashes, and displays the information about all crashes in one table. For each crash, BlueScreenView displays the minidump filename, […]


A year with WordPress

This year has been an experiment for me – in the use of WordPress – to create an article on a daily basis each working day. It has shown me that its a difficult task – due to many factors such as being busy with business and being able to separate out interesting topics from […]


A year with the IPAD

As we head into the Christmas period – I was thinking back to when I started using an Ipad in anger – every day. That year has flown and throughout I have found myself using the Ipad in ways that I had not originally imagined. For example I stopped reading a daily newspaper either physically […]


WebDrive 10 – whats new

The latest version of Webdrive – the tool that can map a drive to an ftp or other remote location Changes and updates include Unicode Support – WebDrive is now fully Unicode based providing the ability to access filenames in multiple languages simultaneously.  (Very useful for clients with localised branch offices) New Site Wizard – […]