AutoCad 09 Won’t Use CTB Files

AutoCad 09 Won’t Use CTB Files

This was a strange issue that came up in the Interior Design program. The instructors had created the Color dependent plot styles or CTB files and they weren’t appearing as available when plotting. I’m not expert in AutoCad so it took a while for me to solve this. The strange thing was that some plot [...]

Dreamweaver CS4 Runtime Error

Dreamweaver CS4 Runtime Error

I was receiving this Visual C++ Runtime Error in Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 and after hours of work, I finally solved it. At first I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the whole Master Suite. This didn’t solve the problem and I was growing tired. After realizing the error didn’t occur when I logged in as a different [...]

Add Network Printers to all Users in XP

Add Network Printers to all Users in XP

In Windows XP, local printers can be setup for one user and from that point on they are available to anyone else that logs in. Network printers don’t behave in this way. XP wants networked printers to be added to each individual account. This is normally handled by policies in Exchange but what if you [...]

27″ iMac Screen Problems Are Hardware Related

27″ iMac Screen Problems Are Hardware Related

UPDATE 2: Apple came out and replaced the LCD screen and the vertical sync cable. After two hours, the problem re-appeared. Apple is now going to replace the whole iMac. UPDATE: On the fifth day now and the iMac running XP is starting to flicker. I was wrong in believing this was a software issue. [...]

27″ iMac has no audio in XP

27″ iMac has no audio in XP

I found a strange issue with the 27″ iMac, XP and Bootcamp 3.0. There is no sound coming out of the iMac’s internal speakers while in XP. The solution is to open Sounds and Audio Devices in the control panel. Goto the Audio tab and select Cirrus Logic HD Audio, from the pulldown for Sound [...]

Image XP from a PC to a Mac

Image XP from a PC to a Mac

When someone wants to get rid of that old clunky Dell and move to a nice Apple machine like an iMac, you know they like the hardware. The problem is, how do you get their XP installation imaged over to a Mac? This is the way I do it and while the theory is the [...]

Snow Leopard – Exchange Support Details

Snow Leopard – Exchange Support Details

I have not been able to fully test Snow Leopard’s built in Exchange support since we are not running a full 2007 environment. But as Tim Anderson points out, Snow Leopard now uses Exchange Web Services to provide a more seamless presentation. Although not everything is perfect, as Tim points out. You will be able [...]

How Your Inventory Can Be 100% Accurate

How Your Inventory Can Be 100% Accurate

Any IT Dept. knows, that a correct inventory is almost impossible to accomplish. I decided that there had to be a way to force my co-workers into accurately moving assets and recording their changes in inventory. My solution was a two part process. Make the inventory very easy to access and edit and make the [...]

DeepFreeze 6.41.220.1973

DeepFreeze 6.41.220.1973

The newest version of DeepFreeze solves the issues that were happening when running it on a mac using Bootcamp. I have tested it on my labs of iMacs and can confirm this version works just fine with Bootcamp. The cool thing is the support guy from Faronics called me to tell me the new version [...]

DeepFreeze Version 1926

After some issues trying to update DeepFreeze on bootcamp to the newest version, I found out that there are issues with DF6 and bootcamp. If you are using DeepFreeze in bootcamp, make sure you don’t go past version 6.30.220.1926. If you have, contact Faronics to get version 1926. I had to go into the XP [...]

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