Category: TBT

  • TBT: Finding the name of a service

    This post originally ran in October 2008. I am reposting it now, as part of my throwback thursday project, to give some of my older quality posts some love. Though the post references Windows XP; the method outlined below works in later versions, too.

  • TBT: Creating a shortcut to start a service

    This post originally ran in October 2008. I am reposting it now, as part of my throwback thursday project, to give some of my older quality posts some love. Though the post references Windows XP; the command works in later versions, too.

  • TBT: FileZilla – the only FTP client you’ll ever need.

    This post originally ran in October 2008. I am reposting it now, as part of my throwback thursday project, to give some of my older quality posts some love. I still use FileZilla on a regular basis, and still love it dearly.

  • TBT: Spelling it out – using the NATO phonetic alphabet to our advantage

    This post originally ran in August 2008. I am reposting it now, as part of my throwback thursday project, to give some of my older quality posts some love. I still use the NATO phonetic alphabet on a weekly, if not daily, basis. Since posting it, I have also become aware of the beautifully designed chart from […]

  • TBT: Improvise, Adapt, Overcome

    This post originally ran in July 2008. I am reposting it now, as part of my throwback thursday project, to give some of my older quality posts some love. The lessons outlined in this article are as relevant today as they were when the article was originally written.

  • TBT: Better Notepad

    This post originally ran in June 2008. I am reposting it now, as part of my throwback thursday project, to give some of my older quality posts some love. To this day, Notepad++ is my default notepad app for use on Windows. It is regularly updated, and still works very well.

  • TBT: Free and powerful image editing

    This post originally ran in July 2008. I am reposting it now, as part of my throwback thursday project, to give some of my older quality posts some love. Until this day, Paint.NET remains one of a number of applications that I immediately install on any new Windows-machine, and it is still in frequent use.

  • #TBT: Internet Explorer and me (Or: Why I choose)

    This post originally ran in May 2008. I am reposting it now, as part of my throwback thursday project, to give some of my older quality posts some love. While Internet Explorer may have become better since the article was written, I still opt to use other browsers.

  • #TBT: Apt-get FTW or: How I learned to stop worrying and learned to love Ubuntu

    This post originally ran in May 2008. I am reposting it now, as part of my throwback thursday project, to give some of my older quality posts some love. While I still like Linux and, as I have written about last year still use Linux, it is not my main working platform.

  • #TBT: Why Webmail rocks my world

    This post originally ran in May 2008. I am reposting it now, as part of my throwback thursday project, to give some of my older quality posts some love. With smartphones, tablets, and computers at home and work, webmail is still relevant; arguably more so than ever before.

  • #TBT: Uncovering Model-specific errors

    This post originally ran in April 2008. I am reposting it now, as part of my throwback thursday project, to give some of my older quality posts some love. The ability to see trends is an important one to a support analyst, I would go so far as to call it an essential skill.