Microsoft Remote Desktop Session Host + Point and Print restrictions

So I am finally setting up my 2008 Remote Desktop Session Host environment! Well… its been a bit of a process trying to get the user experience set just right vs lockdown while keeping the server functional. When you have an environment that works well (2003), and is really quite functional, it can be hard … 

 

The canned Senator SOPA/PIPA response email

Yesterday many websites turn off the lights in protest to the SOPA and PIPA bills. This is the 1st response that I got back from one of the senators here in MD after writing to them. I am guessing this is a pretty standard response and will have to compare it to the 2 others … 

 

VM customization loop

I recently had a problem with a 2008 VM that would run its customization every time it would boot. Doing some quick research people seemed to think it was a problem with the sysprep directories. C:\\Application Data\Vmware\VMware VirtualCenter\sysprep However this was a 2008 VM and 2k8 doesn’t use those directories on vCenter like XP/2k3/etc during … 

 

SWTOR: The Crafting System

I am in beta for a new MMO that will be coming out on Dec 20th called SWTOR – Starwars The Old Republic. I have been working on a post up on our guild site about the crafting system and for the 1st time in a while I am actually interested in a crafting system … 

 

WoW: PVP – Season 10 is a wrap (almost)

One of my hobbies I like to do, when I get some downtime, is play some online gaming. Specifically I enjoy playing World of Warcraft, also known as WoW. Having gamed on a Player vs Player server (PVP) for most of the time I am now just starting to get interested in this activity. For … 

 

New Wheels

Just in time to have dark out when I get home from work I picked up a new bicycle! Actually I picked it up about 3 weeks ago but I am now just getting through a pile of projects that were on my plate so its time to visit the site again. So what did … 

 

So many bikes

So even with my decision to go with a hybrid bike there are still many variations on what a hybrid bike actually is. Mountain bike frame with road bike type tires, road bike with knobby tires, and then droppings of road/MNT bikes components on each frame. Some have fenders, saddlebags, clip pedals, and lights. How … 

 

Time to get rolling!

Once upon a time in a lifetime long ago, 10 years to be exact, I stopped biking. However a recent purchase of a house that sits on miles of paved trails and parks has brought back the desire to start up again. When I was biking a lot before it was on light road bikes … 

 

VMware Workstation 8.0 – Whats new video

Have you seen the new VMware Workstation 8.0 – Whats new video?! If not then you need to check it out – Click through to take a view. VMware seems to be into the marker board marketing presentations a few times as it was they were also mentioned a few times at VMworld I noticed. … 

 

Windows 8 Dev in VMware Workstation 8