Whot – No spill chicker ? Outlook 2007 v Word 2016

In a client configuration where an exchange 2007  mail server is about to be changed but doesn’t support the latest office Outlook client – a user complained about an issue where their spell checker in Outlook 2007 had stopped working. Checking the editor options for proofing under the mail settings indeed confirmed that the settings […]

Console.log growing on SBS 2008

The SBS management console in SBS 2008 is a useful management tool for those maintaining an SBS server. However if you have been around SBS 2008 for any length of time you will have no doubt come up with some of the issues relating to database or log file bloat. One that you may not […]

Up the Junction

If you are familiar with Unix and other operating systems – you will have no doubt come across symbolic links However I find that a lot of Windows admins don’t see the appeal or benefit of being able to redirect users to another directory. So when a client requirement meant that I needed to move […]

Bad gateway ! BAD gateway !!

A client reported a windows 8.1 machine – a laptop which appeared to be struggling to sustain an internet connection either as a wired or wireless connection. Changing the unit from a static to a dhcp address for both options showed up something interesting when an ipconfig command was run in a elevated dos session. […]